He has 10 Golden Quill awards for excellence in sports reporting and is a 6-time winner of the AP’s Best Major Market Sportscast/Feature in Pennsylvania.
A northwestern Pa. native, Eric began preparing for his career by writing and announcing Major League Baseball updates for his classmates in 6th grade.
He later improved his delivery and journalistic skills at Penn State University.
The sports figures he most admires are Roberto Clemente, Jackie Robinson and Chuck Noll.
Eric and his wife, Mary Lou, live in Peters Township and have two sons. Arden is a middle school student, who spends much of his time at South Hills hockey rinks.
Nevin attends Bucknell and is a member of the Bison’s football team.
Penguins defenseman Simon Després joined 93-7 The Fan’s Eric Hagman after practice on Tuesday to chat about the current state of the team, and to look forward to Thursday’s Penguins vs. Flyers showdown in Philadelphia.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Barring the umpteenth injury to the Steelers’ offensive line, the tape will show that Ramon Foster replaced Willie Colon at left guard in Dallas Sunday. In any event, Foster hopes that tape shows something–anything–better than the one of last Sunday’s disaster at Heinz Field.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On an already unfortunate day, it’s somewhat fitting safety Troy Polamalu hinted he may have suffered yet another lower-body injury, though he made no suggestion it was a serious one.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Much was made of the relationship between new offensive coordinator Todd Haley and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the off-season, and much has been made of Haley’s relationship with his former employer.