- Was the valedictorian of his graduating class at Bloomfield High School.
- Prior to his tenure with ESPN, worked as a sports writer for New Jersey's Herald News, and as the public address announcer for pro soccer team the New York Cosmos.
- Joined ESPN as a SportsCenter anchor in 1979, on the network's third day of operation.
- Helped provide the first national news coverage of the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
- Has hosted ESPN's sports news series Outside the Lines since its 1990 debut.
- Won the Excellence in Sports Journalism Award from Northeastern University in 1995.
- Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, United States (BA in Communications, 1976)
- Birth Place: Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States
- Profession: News anchor
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