John Feinstein


John Feinstein, an award-winning columnist and one of the nation’s most successful and prolific sports authors, has written over two dozen books to date including the bestselling A Good Walk Spoiled and A Season on the Brink. In addition to hosting a radio show on CBS Sports Radio, he writes for the Washington Post, and is a regular commentator on the Golf Channel.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 27:  Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees talks to members of the media before the World Series workouts on October 27, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Feinstein: I Want To Tell Stories, Not Break Them

John Feinstein talks about what he does as a writer.


SANTA CLARA, CA - SEPTEMBER 12:  Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers signs an autograph for a fan prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Kaepernick Is Not Self-Absorbed

John Feinstein gives his take on Colin Kaepernick’s stance.


SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 18:  Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after being tackled by cornerback Jimmy Smith #22 of the Baltimore Ravens during their NFL game at Levi\'s Stadium on October 18, 2015 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Threatening Boycotts Is Not The Answer

John Feinstein breaks down the Colin Kaepernick saga.



Feinstein: How Can You Take WNBA Seriously?

John Feinstein explains what is wrong with the WNBA and MLS.


GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 12:  Robert Griffin #10 of the Cleveland Browns drops back to pass in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 12, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Ludicrous For NFL To Play Four Preseason Games

John Feinstein talks about the meaningless NFL preseason games.


OMAHA, NE - JULY 03:  (L-R) Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky of the United States celebrate during Day Eight of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials at CenturyLink Center on July 3, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Let’s Revel In What American Swimmers Accomplished

John Feinstein talks about the Olympics and the dominance of U.S. swimmers.


USA's Michael Phelps celebrates with his gold medal during the podium ceremony for the Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay Final as part of the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016.   / AFP / François-Xavier MARIT        (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS-XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Michael Phelps Is Mark Spitz Times 10

John Feinstein looks at the dominance of Michael Phelps throughout his career.


NEW YORK - APRIL 5:  Olympians Jeff Blatnick (L) and Dominique Dawes (R) attend the unveiling of the NYC2012 Olympic logo in Times Square April 5, 2004 in New York City. The logo is an image of a triumphant athlete and the Statue of Liberty and is part of the New York City Olympic Committee's bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympic games.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Never Be A Story In My Life That Matches Jeff Blatnick

John Feinstein looks at his favorite story covering the Olympics.


RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 27:  Members of the Australian hockey team walk at the Olympic Village after a ceremony with Rio's mayor on July 26, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Feinstein: I’ve Had My Great Chill Moments At The Olympics

The other day, I did a long sit down interview with Jordan Spieth for my Ryder Cup book. For the record, he was terrific: honest, funny and patient. He never once looked at his watch […]


This picture taken on July 10, 1979 in Paris shows Neil Armstrong, US astronaut of the first lunar mission Apollo 11poseing during a TV show. Armstrong, who died on August 25, 2012 at the age of 82 from complications following heart surgery earlier this month, inspired generations to reach for the stars and etched his name next to one of the great milestones of human discovery. AFP PHOTO PIERRE GUILLAUD        (Photo credit should read PIERRE GUILLAUD/AFP/GettyImages)

Feinstein: Remembering The Man On The Moon

John Feinstein looks back at the man on the moon.



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