John Feinstein

John Feinstein is the author of 42 books, 23 of them New York Times bestsellers. His 43d book, "Game Changers," is due out in August.
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A college basketball legend announces his retirement, and the sport is worse for it

Lafayette will have a tough time finding anyone better as a coach or a person than Fran O'Hanlon, who is retiring after 27 seasons.

January 21, 2022

In a gloomy month for tennis, Andy Murray provided a moment of greatness

Andy Murray is out of the Australian Open in the second round. He already accomplished plenty.

January 20, 2022

Steve Sachs should have been Maryland governor

The beloved former Maryland attorney general died Wednesday.

January 13, 2022

The firing of Brian Flores shows the uphill climb Black NFL coaches still face

Brian Flores, a damn good coach, lost his job after three seasons. That should embarrass the NFL.

January 10, 2022

Novak Djokovic is desperate to be taken seriously. Now he’s becoming a punchline.

Novak Djokovic is an all-time great who seems destined to win more Grand Slam titles than any other man, but he still can't get out of his own way.

January 6, 2022

Sam Jones, a core member of the great 1960s Celtics, was a great shooter. And a lot more.

The NBA Hall of Famer was a product of the Jim Crow South who became a key part of 10 title teams under legendary coach Red Auerbach.

January 1, 2022

Don’t underestimate Deion Sanders — and don’t take your eyes off him

There’s little doubt that if Deion Sanders stays at Jackson State, he will create an FCS dynasty.

December 23, 2021

In the Army-Navy rivalry, where records don’t matter, 4-8 ends up so much sweeter than 8-4

Navy Coach Ken Niumatalolo had a feeling about this game vs. Army, and his Midshipmen delivered.

December 11, 2021

Maryland fans will celebrate Mark Turgeon’s departure. So will Mark Turgeon.

With their uneasy partnership over, Maryland fans and Mark Turgeon can finally exhale.

December 3, 2021

For Lee Elder, the first Black golfer to play the Masters, import is not measured in wins

Like a lot of things for Lee Elder, proper recognition was always late in coming. But Elder patiently stayed the course.

November 30, 2021