Dave Sheinin

Washington, D.C.

National baseball writer

Education: Vanderbilt University, BA

Dave Sheinin has been covering baseball and writing features and enterprise stories for The Washington Post since 1999. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he studied English and music and trained as an opera singer.
Latest from Dave Sheinin

Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia is set to start. Here’s what to expect.

WNBA star Brittney Griner trial is expected to stand trial Friday in a courtroom outside of Moscow. U.S. officials and experts on Russia’s legal system expect the proceedings to be a show trial with a guilty verdict all but certain.

June 30, 2022

Brittney Griner will stand trial starting July 1 in Russia

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been held in detention on a drug charge since Feb. 17.

June 27, 2022

U.S. swimming’s ‘most successful team ever’ caps dominant week

Torri Huske and her American teammates completed a historic medal haul at the world championships in Budapest.

June 25, 2022

With gold in 800, Katie Ledecky completes a 4-for-4 world championships

Swimmer makes history by winning same event in fifth straight world championships.

June 24, 2022

Caeleb Dressel withdraws from swimming world championships with medical issue

After winning two golds at the world championships, the U.S. sprinter missed the chance to win as many as six more.

June 22, 2022

Still golden: Katie Ledecky continues her dominance in 1,500 meters

World championships gold medal is the 17th of her career, behind only Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

June 20, 2022

Katie Ledecky adds another 400 gold, with a rival absent and a new one present

Katie Ledecky captured her 16th gold medal at worlds, beating her personal best time for the year by more than a second.

June 18, 2022

Katie Ledecky is 25 and getting faster, still reaching for another wall

Ten years after her Olympic splash, freestyle swimmer is defying age in a new way.

June 17, 2022

In athletes’ forceful response to Uvalde, advocates see ‘a tipping point’

The momentum emerging from the sports world, stronger and more organized than after previous school shootings, has been embraced at the forefront of the movement to reform gun laws.

June 2, 2022

Australia’s Ariarne Titmus breaks Katie Ledecky’s 400 freestyle record

The 21-year-old Australian sensation lowered Ledecky's mark by six-hundredths of a second.

May 22, 2022