Craig Haley



Craig Haley is a former writer for ThoughtCo. He has been a sportswriter since 1987, covering a wide range of sports both locally in his native Trenton, N.J., and nationally, from the recreational level to professional sports. He is currently the senior editor for Stats LLC, a sports data and content company.

Craig spent 22 years as a sportswriter and editor at The Times newspaper of Trenton, N.J. He has served as the managing editor of, a leading broadband channel of youth sports coaching instruction, and as the executive director and senior editor of the Football Championship Subdivision coverage for the wire service.

His syndicated writing has been published across the nation and in a number of magazines, including Athlon Sports, Lindy's Sports and The Ring. He has coached youth baseball, basketball, and softball on recreational and all-star levels.


Craig earned his B.A. in journalism and professional writing from The College of New Jersey, formerly Trenton State College.

Awards and Publications

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.