Dan Patrick will make his Olympic hosting debut joining Al Michaels as host of NBC's live weekday and weekend daytime coverage from London. Patrick served as an Olympic correspondent for NBC in Vancouver.

Patrick is also the co-host of NBC's "Football Night in America" studio show, alongside host Bob Costas, analysts Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison and reporter Peter King. Patrick also hosts "The Dan Patrick Show," distributed nationally through The Content Factory and Premiere Radio Networks, and "NFL Turning Point" on Versus. In addition, he is a columnist at Sports Illustrated and contributes to SI.com.

Patrick was an anchor on ESPN's "SportsCenter" from 1989 to 2006. While at ESPN, he also reported from major events including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals and Final Four. He hosted "The Dan Patrick Show" on ESPN Radio from 1999 to August of 2007 and wrote for ESPN The Magazine's most popular page featuring interviews with athletes. In 2000, Patrick released a book entitled "Outtakes," based on the magazine column. Prior to working with ESPN, Patrick was a sports anchor and reporter for CNN from 1983 to 1989.

In 1998, he received a Sports Emmy Award in the Studio Host category. In 2000, Patrick was named the National Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, making him just the second cable commentator to receive the honor. He received a CableACE Award in 1997 for his work on "SportsCenter."

Patrick received a B.A. in broadcasting from the University of Dayton.


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Age: 61 years old
Birthday: May 15, 1956
Height: 6' 3"
Full Name / Real Name: Daniel Patrick Pugh
Birthplace: Zanesville, OH

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