P.J. is back home. He returned to Northeast Ohio and joined the FOX 8 News team in June of 2011.
P.J. was Sports Director of WVVA-TV in Bluefield, West Virginia for over five years.
Prior to that he served as Sports Director of KAWE-TV in Northern Minnesota.
P.J. won the West Virginia Broadcasters Association “Best Sportscast” for his anchoring of the Greenbrier Classic in 2010. During his time at WVVA and KAWE, P.J. covered everything from high school football to NASCAR, the NFL, MLB, Division I hockey and even the PGA Tour. He also had the opportunity to work on assignment at the Sugar Bowl and the Orange Bowl while covering West Virginia and Virginia Tech.
P.J. is a graduate of Kent State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. To get the latest local sports updates and to find out what P.J. is doing.
BEREA, Ohio– As fall ascends on Northeast Ohio, the winds of change might be blowing and we’re not talking about the weather here. Changes with Cleveland’s football team may be coming as early as this week in New England. The Browns (2-4) were back on the practice field Monday following their bye week and Justin McCray along with others were shuffling through different positions along the offensive line. “We had several guys getting reps at different positions today and we […]
BEREA, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns had an additional running back on the practice field on Monday. Kareem Hunt was permitted by the league to return to practice with his teammates for the first time since Training Camp wrapped up in late August. The 24-year-old is not eligible to play in a game, however, until week 10. Hunt was not permitted to be in the team facility or attend any team meetings while serving that suspension for violating the NFL’s […]
BEREA, Ohio–The bye week comes at a good time for the Cleveland Browns who are battling some injuries, including at the quarterback position. Baker Mayfield was a spectator at Tuesday’s practice as he recovers from a hip injury suffered Sunday during the Seattle Seahawks game. Mayfield did not miss any game action, but did leave the field briefly to be evaluated. “Just giving him a break physically,” said head coach Freddie Kitchens on Tuesday after practice. “Just trying to get […]
BEREA, Ohio– No victory Monday for the Cleveland Browns for a second straight week after giving away a 20-6 lead to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns enter their bye week with a 2-4 record and they are looking for a way to fix the numerous problems that ail them. “The motto today is everybody just do your job and do not worry about anybody else’s job,” said Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens on Monday. “At […]
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns are licking their wounds after suffering their fourth loss of the season against the Seahawks on Sunday. The team came out swinging in the first quarter with quarterback Baker Mayfield scoring his first rushing touchdown of his career. The excitement was short lived as the Seahawks quickly made a come back, securing their victory in the fourth quarter. (32 to 28) Fans wasted no time venting about the game on social media, with some arguing […]
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns are looking to get that bitter taste out of their mouth after getting roughed up by the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football. They hope to take out their frustration Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium against one of the top teams in the NFC, the Seattle Seahawks. “The thing about this league is you have to have a short-term memory. Whatever happened on Monday night, it happened on Monday night, but you have to be […]
LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Points were hard to come by in the 59th meeting of the ‘Holy War’ at Lakewood Stadium. St. Ignatius was the first team with a chance to put points on the board but Rory McConville missed a field goal as time expired at the end of the first half to leave the game scoreless at the intermission. The Wildcats did manage to score the first points of the game in the third quarter when Declan Mangan connected […]
CLEVELAND– Despite winning 93 games this past season, the Cleveland Indians are calling 2019 a disappointment and now the club embraces for change for the 2020 season. The team announced Wednesday they will pick up Corey Kluber’s $17.5 million option. The 2-time Cy Young award winner missed almost the entire season with a broken forearm and a strained oblique muscle. “Having him next year, I think he’ll be back closer to Kluber the one that we have seen in the […]
CLEVELAND — As the Cleveland Browns celebrate victory Monday atop the AFC North Division, the team is still interested in hearing from the NFL about an incident Sunday involving star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. The play in question came late in the third quarter. During the play, Ravens defender Marlon Humphrey and OBJ were seen getting physical with each other. As the play came to an end, cameras showed Humphrey choking Beckham Jr. as he was laying on his […]
BEREA, Ohio– Changes to the offensive play calls likely will be different on Sunday in Baltimore, however, there will be no change on who will be making those calls. “That is not even feasible,” said head coach Freddie Kitchens when asked Monday if there is any consideration for him to no longer call plays. “That is not being considered.” Kitchens came under fire Monday after some questionable play calls during Sunday night’s football game against the L.A. Rams. One call […]
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns are eating a big piece of humble pie tonight after losing 43-13 to the Tennessee Titans in the most-anticipated season opening game since the team returned to the league in 1999. Not only was the Browns high-powered offense not in sync, the team committed 18 penalties for 182 yards, five penalties short of a record set by the Oakland Raiders for the most penalties in one game by a team. “We killed ourselves with penalties. […]
Cleveland — The long-awaited wait is almost over for the Cleveland Browns and their fans. The team will kick off the 2019 season Sunday against the Tennessee Titans in one of the most highly-anticipated seasons since the Browns returned in 1999. Following a 7-8-1 2018 season, the Browns shored up their roster by trading for star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and defensive lineman Olivier Vernon. Beckham did not play during the preseason as he was nursing a hip injury, […]