Matt Bonesteel

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering breaking news

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

Lionel Messi’s PSG coach says star is leaving after season finale

Lionel Messi will leave French club Paris Saint-Germain when his contract expires. Is he headed to Saudi Arabia?

June 1, 2023

Everything you need to know about the Stanley Cup finals

The Florida Panthers will face the Vegas Golden Knights for the chance to win the Stanley Cup. Here is what you need to know.

June 1, 2023

Everything you need to know about the NCAA baseball tournament

The NCAA baseball tournament, which culminates in the College World Series, begins this week at 16 regional sites.

May 31, 2023

Fusaichi Pegasus, whose Kentucky Derby win led to a record sale, dies at 26

Fusaichi Pegasus won the 2000 Kentucky Derby and then fetched a record amount at auction.

May 24, 2023

Carmelo Anthony retires as one of the NBA’s most prolific scorers

Carmelo Anthony, the NBA's No. 9 all-time scorer, announces his retirement after 19 seasons.

May 22, 2023

Choppy ice, tired legs and pizza: A look at the NHL’s longest games

The Panthers and Hurricanes played nearly four full overtime periods Thursday night. Where does that stand among the NHL’s longest games?

May 19, 2023

Everything you need to know about the PGA Championship

Golf’s best players will gather in Rochester, N.Y., for this week’s PGA Championship. Here’s what to know about who’s playing, how to watch and more.

May 18, 2023

NHL’s Coyotes may be forced out of Arizona after voters reject arena plan

The Arizona Coyotes hoped voters would approve their plan to build a new arena. Now they must confront some unpleasant realities.

May 17, 2023

PGA Championship best bets include Rory McIlroy but not the two favorites

Though Jon Rahm and Scottie Scheffler are the favorites, players such as Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay could be good bets to win the PGA Championship.

May 17, 2023

Mage will continue quest for the Triple Crown at the Preakness

After a "magnificent week of training," Kentucky Derby winner Mage will run in Preakness in attempt at Triple Crown.

May 12, 2023