Matt Bonesteel

Washington, D.C.

Reporter for the Early Lead

Education: George Washington University, BA in history and journalism

Matt Bonesteel spent the first 17 years of his Washington Post career writing and editing. In 2014, Bonesteel pivoted from the newspaper to online and now he blogs for the Early Lead and other Web-based products owned by The Post.
Latest from Matt Bonesteel

Tiger Woods admits his days as a full-time pro golfer are over after car crash

Tiger Woods said in an interview that his future golf career will be "never full time, ever again" in the aftermath of his February car crash.

November 29, 2021

College football Week 13 TV schedule: Ohio State-Michigan, Iron Bowl, Bedlam on tap

Ohio State-Michigan, Alabama-Auburn, Oklahoma-Oklahoma State are the highlights of the last full weekend of college football's regular season.

November 26, 2021

College football best bets for Week 13: Take Notre Dame. Never take Texas.

Notre Dame, Kansas State and a total in the big Michigan-Ohio State game are this week’s wagers.

November 24, 2021

Tennis star Peng Shuai has drawn international concern. Here is what you need to know.

Peng Shuai was not seen publicly for more than two weeks after she accused a former Chinese government official of sexual assault.

November 22, 2021

College football Week 12 TV schedule: Alabama, Oregon, Ohio State face tough challenges

The Buckeyes, Crimson Tide and Ducks occupy three of the four CFP spots entering Saturday's games, but all of them face stout opposition.

November 20, 2021

Everything you need to know about MLB’s awards season

The Major League Baseball awards are being doled out this week. Here are the finalists.

November 19, 2021

MLB teams to provide housing for most minor leaguers starting in 2022

After the coronavirus pandemic cast a spotlight on the economic plight of minor league players, MLB owners will foot the bill for their housing starting next season.

November 18, 2021

College football best bets for Week 12: Clemson spoils Wake Forest’s fun

Notre Dame should roll against Georgia Tech, while unranked Clemson’s defense should be too much for top 10 but untested Wake Forest.

November 18, 2021

College football Week 11 TV schedule: Giant-killer Purdue sets sights on No. 4 Ohio State

Saturday's college football TV schedule features Purdue-Ohio State, Oklahoma-Baylor and Texas A&M-Mississippi.

November 13, 2021

College football best bets for Week 11: It’s time for Cincinnati to finally blow out someone

Cincinnati will finally impress the College Football Playoff selection committee with a blowout of South Florida, plus the weekend’s other best bets.

November 11, 2021