Born in Newport, Rhode Island, graduate of University of Missouri. Spent 29 years as sports columnist for The Buffalo News, the last 17 as lead NFL columnist. Previously worked for newspapers in Binghamton, Syracuse and Newsday. Covered NBA for New York Newsday in the 1980s. Currently co-host of The Bucky & Sully Show on 1270TheFan in Buffalo. Columnist for buffalomaven. Fantasy sports nut.