Played football for two years at UNLV. Signed as a free agent with the Seattle Seahawks, but failed his physical so he never got to play. Worked in Seattle as a garbageman, freelance reporter and MCI salesman before going to ESPN. Was the first contestant eliminated on Season 2 of Dancing With the Stars. Has managed a number of MLB Legends and Celebrity all-star games. His book An Incomplete and Inaccurate History of Sport was published in 2008.