Bill Patrick (sports anchor)

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Bill Patrick (born November 12, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio as Gerard Monteux) is a part-time host for NHL on NBC.

Sports broadcasting career[edit]

Bill Patrick graduated from the University of Maine in Orono, Maine.[1]

He worked for USA from 1998 through 2006 as host of the U.S. Open and PGA Tour. He also did play-by-play and reporting for USA's PGA Tour coverage.

Prior to that, he served as a studio host at Speedvision (Later called SPEED TV) from 1998 through 2001 as host of the weekly motorsports recap show called "Speedvision News: Race Week."

He has covered every major sporting event during his 25-year broadcasting career, including all four major championships in professional golf, the U.S. Open, Wimbledon, Davis Cup, World Series, the Super Bowl, the NBA Playoffs, the Stanley Cup playoffs, and the America's Cup.

From 2003-2004, he co-hosted College Football Sunday with Mike Mayock on the NFL Network. He hosted SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight from 1989-1998 on ESPN.

In 2007, Patrick was named host of the Hockey Central Post Game Report as part of the studio show for NHL on Versus. He currently hosts the nightly highlight show NHL Overtime. He also hosts the pre- and post-game shows for NBC's coverage of Notre Dame American football, as well as studio updates during some of NBC's other sports programming.

Patrick also hosted 2008 Olympic coverage on MSNBC. [2] He also hosted coverage of Ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Other Appearances and Interests[edit]

He also made two guest appearances on the ABC sitcom Spin City. Bill is also a passionate nature photographer and environmental activist. To help save animals and their habitats, he created Maisey Images in 2009. The company's website (www.maiseyimages.com) displays his work and allows any interested party to purchase his photographs with the profits divided among various environmental and animal protection organizations.

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{(Speedvision News: Race Week)}