Kevin Manahan returns to

Oct 07, 2013

Welcome back to Kevin Manahan, who's just been named sports director at after a 26-year hiatus. After leaving the New Jersey publication, Manahan spent most of the two decades as a national golf writer and NFL beat reporter for The New Jersey Star-Ledger, but most recently served as senior NFL editor at USA Today. "My new gig at Gonna miss my friends at USA TODAY," he admitted on Twitter.

And the crowd went wild.

"He's baaaaaaaaaaack!" reacted Steve Politi with The Star-Ledger.

"Very happy for my man @KevinCManahan, who is coming home to as the new sports editor," Fox SportsMike Garafolo responded.

Meanwhile, at USA Today: "We'll miss him but happy for his success," managing editor Mary Byrne tweeted.

As for his first task as director, he had this to tweet: "My new job at Find the next @RobertKlemko and @JennyVrentas." No easy task, we're sure, but we're confident Manahan will rise to that challenge.

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