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.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 15:  Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his second shot into the 18th green during the final round of the BMW South African Open Championship at Glendower Golf Club on January 15, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Lift At Your Own Risk, Rory

John Feinstein talks about lifting weights in the sport of golf.


TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09:  Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates after throwing a 2-yard game-winning touchdown pass during the fourth quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide to win the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game 35-31 at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Games Are Just Too Long

John Feinstein is not a fan of the length of games.


NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06:  Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts against the Florida Gators in the second half during the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden on December 6, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Don’t Tell Me Coach K Is A Bad Guy

John Feinstein talks about his dear friend Coach K and why he’s not a bad guy.


ANNAPOLIS, MD - DECEMBER 03:  Head coach Ken Niumatalolo of the Navy Midshipmen looks on against the Temple Owls in the second half during the AAC Championship game at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Annapolis, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Feinstein: A Message To Anonymous Dope Bowl Official

Feinstein talks about Navy football and the respect that they deserve.


AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 04:  Head coach Charlie Strong of the Texas Longhorns reacts during the first half of the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 4, 2016 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Race Still An Issue In NCAA

John Feinstein talks about the Charlie Strong firing and race still being an issue.


NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  Journalist Gwen Ifill accepts a Lifetime Achievement award onstage at The Women's Media Center 2015 Women's Media Awards on November 5, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for The Women's Media Center)

Feinstein: There’s More To Life Than Sports

John looks back at the life of Gwen Ifill.


PHILADELPHIA - FEBRUARY 21:  General view as fans file into their seats prior to the #2 Saint Joseph's University Hawks 76-53 defeat of the Temple University Owls during Atlantic 10 basketball action on February 21, 2004 at The Palestra in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Palestra Is Best Place There Is In Basketball

John Feinsteins recounts stories of Bobby Knight and the Palestra in Philly.


SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 01:  (L-R) Head coach Ron Rivera of the Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton #1, and Luke Kuechly #59 address the media at Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade at SAP Center on February 1, 2016 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Anonymous Sources Are Inexcusable

John Feinstein talks about reporting today and anonymous sources.


TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 04:  Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred addresses the media during a press conference prior to the American League Wild Card game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre on October 4, 2016 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

John Feinstein Proposes Changes To Shorten MLB Games

John Feinstein proposes ideas to shorten the length of MLB games.


NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 05: Andrew Ladd #16 of the New York Islanders celebrates his powerplay goal at 11:26 of the second period against the New Jersey Devils   at the Prudential Center on October 5, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Hockey Season Is Here…Can’t Wait

John Feinstein talks about his love for hockey and the Islanders as the season arrives.



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