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: Udoka encouraged by pace of knee recoveryYesterday
Tom Keegan: Clemson thriving in the shadows of giantsMarch 21, 2018
Tom Keegan: Duke vs. Kansas best of potential Elite Eight matchupsMarch 19, 2018
Tom Keegan: Nudge in right direction awakens Malik NewmanMarch 17, 2018
Tom Keegan: Guard Khadeen Carrington the X factor for Seton HallMarch 16, 2018
Tom Keegan: Azubuike makes small progress in return vs. PennMarch 15, 2018
Tom Keegan: Polyglot power forward Silvio De Sousa focused on reboundingMarch 14, 2018
Tom Keegan: Devonte' Graham has sterling NCAA tournament recordMarch 13, 2018
Tom Keegan: Kansas could revisit the site of its last tourney triumphMarch 13, 2018
Tom Keegan: Wilson ball of fire for Kansas shootersMarch 12, 2018 1