Charlie Manuel speaks with the media after being replaced as manger of the Philadelphia Phillies by the team's general manager, Ruben Amaro Jr., left, who wipes away tears at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Friday, August 16, 2013. Ryne Sandberg takes over for Manuel on an interim basis. (Akira Suwa/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT)

Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.