Dan Steinberg

Washington, D.C.

Editor and columnist focusing on Washington sports and its history, Washington sports media, sports blogging

Education: University of Delaware, BA in history and political science

Dan Steinberg started at The Washington Post as a part-time clerk, news aide and high school sports reporter in the fall of 2001. Since then, he’s covered high school volleyball, college football, the Final Four, two Olympics, Preakness Stakes, Super Bowl, National Spelling Bee, Indianapolis 500, NBA and NHL playoffs, and the New Zealand curling team. He founded the D.C. Sports Bog in 2006, became a columnist in 2014 and an editor in 2018. Before joining The Post, he worked as a researcher at the Center for Public Integrity and cheese buyer at Whole Foods.
Latest from Dan Steinberg

Watching March Madness? Play our bingo card.

The NCAA basketball tournament is all about joy and pain, grace and absurdity. See how many items you can check off in our March Madness bingo card.

March 23, 2023

    Here's what it's like inside the 'covid bubble' at the Beijing Olympics

    Sports editor Dan Steinberg takes us through the "covid bubble" at the Beijing Olympics.

    February 4, 2022

    Sports aren’t joyless. Just watch Sixers Piano Girl.

    Sports aren't just a reward for a functioning society. They're a reward for making it through the day.

    January 21, 2021

    Yet again, Daniel Snyder made sure to do the right thing — for himself

    The Washington Football Team owner no longer needed the Original Americans Foundation as cover. So it’s done.

    November 18, 2020

    AFC tops NFC, 38-33, in wacky Pro Bowl

    The NFL tested out new rules at its all-star exhibition.

    January 26, 2020

    Those lucky Nationals sunglasses? Bubly is giving away thousands of pairs in D.C.

    Washington's hottest fashion accessory for the World Series might be promotional sparkling water sunglasses.

    October 25, 2019

    Torrey Smith retires from NFL, thanking football ‘for being my way out’

    The former Maryland star won two Super Bowls during his eight-year NFL career.

    September 13, 2019

    The Capitals’ Stanley Cup party finally ended. It was fun.

    This Game 7 loss finally ended the 2018 season, a moment we wanted to go on for just one more chapter.

    April 25, 2019