Sports broadcasting careerEdit
He worked for USA from 1998 through 2006 as host of the U.S. Open (tennis) and PGA Tour. He also did play-by-play and reporting for USA's PGA Tour coverage.
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.
In 2007, Patrick was named host of the Hockey Central Post Game Report as part of the studio show for NHL on Versus. He also hosts the pre- and post-game shows for NBC's coverage of University 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. He also hosted coverage of Ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics.