Tom Keegan, sports editor/columnist/Spodcaster/panelist for "The Drive" television show for the World Company, has a diverse media background as a baseball writer, author, and sports talk radio host.
A 1981 graduate of Marquette University, Keegan has written for the Orange County Register, National Sports Daily, Daily Southtown, Baltimore Sun and New York Post. Keegan also was co-host of an afternoon drive-time radio show on 1050 ESPN Radio in New York.
Keegan has written three baseball books: He co-authored "Sleeper Cars and Flannel Uniforms," the autobiography of late K-State great Elden Auker; authored "Ernie Harwell: My 60 Years in Baseball," an authorized biography of the Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame broadcaster; authored "The First Baseman," a look at the nuances of the position through interviews with several major league first basemen, past and present. During his career, Keegan has interviewed, among others, Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds, Jim Brown, John Hadl, Michael Jordan, Sandy Koufax, Tommy Lasorda, Willie Mays, Liza Minelli, Denny McLain (in prison), Terrell Owens, Cal Ripken, Jim Ryun, Wes Santee, Gale Sayers, Mike Tyson and Dwyane Wade. Keegan was named Marquette University 2005 Communicator of the Year at the Alumni Association Awards. He earned a second-place finish in the Associated Press Sports Editors contest, breaking news category, in 2006.
Tom Keegan: Chris Thompson inches up Web.com Tour money listYesterday
Tom Keegan: Michael Jordan won championships playing with guards of Devonte' Graham's ilkJune 23, 2018
Tom Keegan: Nice guys don't always finish lastJune 22, 2018
Tom Keegan: A 10-year look back at 2008 NBA draftJune 20, 2018
Tom Keegan: How Bill Self has grown as coach the past three yearsJune 19, 2018
Tom Keegan: Golf Channel candor great for the gameJune 17, 2018 2
Tom Keegan: Ben McLemore still reaching for the starsJune 14, 2018
Tom Keegan: Devon Dotson knows freshman season won't be easyJune 13, 2018
Tom Keegan: A soccer lifer offers theory as to how USA can become player on world stageJune 12, 2018
Tom Keegan: Andy Spencer defends Watson Challenge title, edges Tom Watson by one strokeJune 10, 2018