Welcome to Bear Goggles On, the Chicago Bears news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Bear Goggles On is dedicated to providing top-notch Bears news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.
MEET THE TEAM
Asher Fair, Expert
Asher began writing in Aug. 2015 for NFL Pressbox before branching out in Mar. 2016 and purchasing his own website called SportsPress. His 2023 work marks eight years of motorsports coverage and seven for Beyond the Flag. He has written for the site since Feb. 2017 and became Site Expert two months later. He continues to manage Beyond the Flag after being hired full-time by FanSided as Junior Editor in Oct. 2020, and he received a promotion to Editor in Jul. 2021. He has been an officially accredited media member for both IndyCar and NASCAR since Sep. 2019 and occasionally contributes on FanSided's football (NFL and NCAA) sites.
Parker Hurley, Site Expert
IUP Alum. Pittsburgh native. Follows NFL, NCAAB, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Steelers and Pirates critic, Penguins homer. Write about the Chicago Bears and other relevant NFL news
Rob Schwarz Jr, Site Expert
Editor (Site-Expert) and freelance journalist for Bear Goggles On, a Chicago Bears site and part of the FanSided Network. Follow Rob on Twitter (@ChiRuxinBGO) or click the link below.
Peter Jurich, Contributor
Independent Contributor, Bears/Bulls Fan, NFL Draft Enthusiast
Dakota Zientek, Contributor
University of Iowa '20 B.A. & B.S. | #BearDown to my core | #KeepShowingUp | Please write funny comments in my section; they're fun to read.
Steven Negishi, Contributor
I used to host a sports show on YouTube from October 2021 until August 2022, and now transitioned to podcasting. This is my first ever writing gig on any platform as well. I am an IT professional during the day, and I have been a lifelong Bears fan, who have been a frequent caller to Bears postgame shows on ESPN1000 and 670 The Score. I also follow other Chicago sports teams, particularly the Cubs, and European soccer, particularly English Premier League and German Bundesliga.
Ryan Olson, Contributor
19, Huge Bears fan and majoring in sports journalism at Madison College
Evan Bruner, Contributor
Sam Stevenson, Contributor
Journalism and media communication major at North Central College. Die-hard Bears fan trying to make a passion into a career.
Jerry Markarian, Contributor
Sports junkie with a lifelong passion for writing. Chicago Bears enthusiast and NFL fanatic. You can catch me pacing in front of my TV every football Sunday, rain or shine.
Michael Labellarte, Contributor
I am a lifelong Chicago sports fan with a passion for connecting with the rest of the community. I also am the co-host of The Run with Us Podcast on all platforms. Recent graduate from Concordia University Chicago.
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