Dave Sheinin

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps gets 18 months of supervised probation and a one-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty in a Baltimore courtroom.

  • Dec 19, 2014

While committee will vie to host 2024 Summer Games, bid city won’t be decided until after the New Year.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Muriel Bowser, Paul Tagliabue, and Katie Ledecky will join DC2024 officials in making pitch to USOC.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Ferguson was a catalyst as more players express their views as activists on the field as well as off.

  • Dec 5, 2014

At Wednesday’s funeral, questions remain about the reasons behind Kosta Karageorge’s tragic death.

  • Dec 3, 2014

When a John Knott showed up at Kansas State to play football in 1996, he was an impressive 6-foot-5, 280-pound black man. The real John Knott was 5-9, 140 pounds and white.

  • Dec 1, 2014

The move to bench Robert Griffin III was seen as a stunning decision from which there is no turning back.

  • Nov 26, 2014

The Cleveland Browns are winning behind home-grown quarterback Brian Hoyer, but whither Johnny Football, who was drafted to be the franchise’s future?

  • Nov 21, 2014

In the locker room of one Md. high school football team, the shifting attitudes are easy to spot.

  • Nov 10, 2014

In a Georgia county with a history of racial hostility, a prank by high school seniors draws national attention.

  • Nov 9, 2014
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Dave Sheinin has been covering baseball and writing features and enterprise stories for The Washington Post since 1999. His work has been recognized with awards six times by the Associated Press Sports Editors, and in 2010 he received a first-place National Headliner Award for sportswriting for his season-long coverage of Stephen Strasburg’s rookie year. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he studied English and music and trained as an opera singer, he lives in Maryland with his wife and two daughters.
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