About John

John Feinstein is the author of 35 books, including two #1 New York Times Bestsellers: “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled.” He is also the author of 10 kids mysteries. His first young adult mystery, “Last Shot,” won the Edgar Allen Poe Award. John also works for The Washington Post, The Golf Channel, Sirius XM Radio and Comcast Sportsnet. He is a much sought after corporate and events speaker.

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The Legends Club

Doubleday | March 2016

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends—University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano—by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John Feinstein On March 18, 1980, the immensely powerful Duke basketball program announced the hiring of its new coach—the man who would resurrect the team, restore glory to Duke, and defeat the legendary Dean Smith, who coached down the road at UNC…

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    Ninth Bruce Edwards Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament raises $400,000 for ALS Research

    [October 22, 2015]

    Tom Watson and I hosted The Bruce on October 19th at Congressional Country Club. We had perfect weather. Ninety players took part, including celebrities like Jim Boeheim, Jim Calhoun, Gary Williams, Thomas Friedman, Paul Goydos, Steve Flesch, among many others. We have now raised about $4 million in the nine years that we have held…