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.

SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts during his postgame press conference after the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers with a score of 24 to 10 to win Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Newton Owes His Fans Some Real Answers

John Feinstein talks about reporters having to ask the important questions.


ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 05:  A detail of giant NCAA logo is seen outside of the stadium on the practice day prior to the NCAA Men's Final Four at the Georgia Dome on April 5, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Committee’s Job Isn’t Hard

John discusses the NCAA selection process.


DURHAM, NC - MARCH 08:  The Duke Blue Devils huddle during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Honoring The Late Bill Foster

John honors the life of his friend, mentor, and coach, Bill Foster.


NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 26: Lucas Patrick #67 of the Duke Blue Devils holds up a trophy after defeated the Indiana Hoosiers in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on December 26, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Duke defeated Indiana 44-41 in overtime. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Blocked Numbers And Bad Bowl Games Ruined Christmas

Feinstein takes a look at bowl games and how they ruined Christmas.


Members of the University of Missouri Tigers football team return to practice at Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field.

Feinstein: Race Still Big Issue In Sports, Like Society

Sports is a microcosm of society. And the issue of race continues to be a divisive issue.


NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14:  A view of the Heisman Trophy prior to the 2013 Heisman Trophy Presentation at the Marriott Marquis on December 14, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Heisman Trophy Award Is A Joke

John Feinstein talks about the Keenan Reynolds saga and why he doesn’t like the Heisman Trophy.


GREENSBORO, NC - AUGUST 23:  Tiger Woods reacts after making his par putt on the first hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 23, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Fall Of Tiger, Kobe And Why It’s So Hard For Greatness To Quit

John looks at father time catching up with Kobe, Tiger, and Peyton.


ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 07:  Quarterback Nick Marshall #14 of the Auburn Tigers is interviewed by the media after defeating the Missouri Tigers 59-42 to win the SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome on December 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

John Feinstein: Media Being Pushed Further Away From Sports

John looks into sports media and how the access they have when covering games has changed.


COLUMBIA, MO - NOVEMBER 2: Fans look on during introductions before the Missouri Tigers take on the Tennessee Volunteers on November 2, 2013 at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

John Feinstein: Perhaps Wolfe’s Resignation Will Start A Dialogue

John talks about Tim Wolfe resigning from Missouri and what it means for the future.


Washington Redskins v Baltimore Ravens

John Feinstein Blog: Often, Race Is The Issue

John looks into the idea of playing the race card and Bomani Jones take on it.



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