Sports journalist most famous for his appearances on the ESPN debate show Around the Horn. He has also served as a sports journalism professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
He grew up in Hyattsville, Maryland and attended Our Lady of Good Counsel High School. He later graduated from Northwestern University.
He covered Nelson Mandela's tour of the United States in 1990.
His father was a community activist in Maryland.
He has appeared alongside Tony Reali on Around the Horn.