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, 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.


CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 22:  Mike Ditka former Chicago Bears coach speaks at The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation dinner at the Peninsula Hotel on October 22, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

Feinstein: Unfortunate Ditka, Andrulonis Are Listened To By Anybody

John Feinstein gives his take on the national anthem protests.


MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 26: Miami Marlins leave their hats on the pitching mound to honor the late Jose Fernandez after the game against the New York Mets at Marlins Park on September 26, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Feinstein: It Should Not Have Come So Soon

John Feinstein looks back at the tragic passing of Jose Fernandez and Arnold Palmer.


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.




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