Once considered running for governor of South Dakota.
Began his career as a production assistant on The Huntley-Brinkley Report.
Has written for TV Guide, Inside Sports, the New York Daily News and Gear.
Worked for CBS Sports from 1981 until 1997.
Has covered the Olympic Games for CBS and NBC.
Cohosted Access Hollywood from 1997 to 2004 and The Insider from 2004 to 2008.
Was admitted into a rehab facility for alcoholism in 2005.
Cohosts The Loose Cannons, a talk show on Fox Sports Radio.
Betsy Stevens — Ex-fiancée
Sean O'Brien — Son
Linda O'Brien — Ex-wife
University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, United States (1970); attended Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Birth Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States