Alex B. Smith

Musician, Writer, and Sports Handicapper in Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Alexander B. Smith was born in Chicago, IL in 1989. Raised by his parents in a home on the South Side, Alex grew up loving Sports, Music & Food. He attended The Ancona School for 8 years before going to Saint Rita of Cascia High School, Graduating in 2007.

A year after High School, Smith moved to Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he attended McNally Smith School of Music to pursue a career in Music as a Bass Player. Alex was one of the co-founders of the Hard Rock band "I, Corvinus" in 2010 and performed on many stages around Minnesota and appeared on their debut EP, "When No One Is Listening". In addition, Smith has also managed and done social media work for many different artists in the area, ranging from Hip-Hop acts such as Caleb Paul & Fat Chris to Electronic DJs like Dead Tapes. Alex left I, Corvinus and took a leave from the music business in 2012.

Since then, Smith has become a success in the Sports Handicapping ranks. Known for his extensive knowledge of the NHL, Alex has done countless interviews with Sports X Radio on Yahoo Sports Radio Network and has been featured numerous times on ESPN 1100 Radio in Las Vegas, Nevada and in the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper. In 2015, Smith, along with Internet Radio veteran Bob Sullivan, started "The Box Seats", a podcast that discusses Sports Betting. Alex has also done some freelance writing with Bleacher Report during a brief stint as a Boxing Cutman's Assistant.

Smith also ran a personal variety blog, Courtside Seats to Hell in 2011-12, that talked about a wide array of topics, from Sports to Sex and Dating, and even sharing a few food recipes. Smith is Single and is currently residing in St. Paul, where he formerly worked as an independent Technical Consultant and is now a full-time Sports Handicapper & Writer.

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