Newsman and former host of NBC's Today Show who later hosted Real Sports on HBO. His other shows include The Early Show and Dateline NBC.
He graduated from both De La Salle Institute and Bates College.
He was hired by NBC to host their NFL pre-game show, and he later worked for the NFL Network.
He married his first wife, June Baranco, in 1973. He has a son named Bradley and a daughter named Jillian.
He was once the replacement for Tom Brokaw on NBC.