- Earned conference and state honors playing high-school basketball; accepted an athletic scholarship to keep playing at Montana State University.
- Started broadcasting career doing radio play-by-play for the Savannah Spirits basketball team.
- Was the inspiration for Casey McCall on Aaron Sorkin's Sports Night.
- When turning The Daily Show over to Jon Stewart, gave Stewart a phone book to sit on so he could look taller.
- Guest-hosted three episodes of The Artie Lange Show.