He became the senior NBA Insider for ESPN in 2017, breaking news on Sports Center and ESPN.com. For over a decade previously at Yahoo Sports, he helped revolutionize the newsgathering industry on the internet and social media with his news breaking, storytelling and information. As a newspaper reporter and columnist, he won national awards at papers at Waterbury, Conn., Fresno and Northern Jersey. He wrote a New York Times-bestselling book, “The Miracle of St. Anthony: A Season with Bob Hurley and Basketball’s Most Improbable Dynasty.”
He is a product of Bristol public schools, including a 1987 graduation of Bristol Central and a 1991 graduate of St. Bonaventure University in Olean, N.Y. He played baseball for Coach Tom Moylan with the Rams. Upon joining ESPN, he began The Writing Initiative for students at Central
In early 2018 he was selected as the Sportswriter of the Year by the National Media Association.