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.

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.


TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 13:  Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland looks on ahead of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 13, 2016 in Troon, Scotland.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Cleansed Version Easier Than The Truth

John Feinstein looks at golfers who are not going to Rio for the Olympics.


ATHENS, GREECE - JUNE 01:  Diving boards are seen at one of the outside swimming pools which form part of the Olympic Aquatic Centre , at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex, is seen on June 1, 2011 in Athens, Greece. Although many of the facilities on the site are still in use since the 2004 Athens Olympic Games debate still continues to the long term future use of many of the Olympic venues some of which have fallen into disrepair and neglect. The Greek government is trying to implement a further round of severe austerity measures after EU finance officials have argued that country, which is already struggling to meet the terms of an international euro110 billion bailout - could require even more help.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Feinstein: I Got Lucky Seven Years Ago

John Feinstein looks back at the time he had to get heart surgery.


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Feinstein: Don’t Have To Be MJ To Be One Of Best Ever

John Feinstein looks at LeBron James’ career after winning his third NBA title.


OAKMONT, PA - JUNE 16:  Lee Westwood of England plays a shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on June 16, 2016 in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Why Golf Is The Best Sport To Cover

John Feinstein talks about his experiences covering golf and the U.S. Open this week.



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