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: Jayhawks far more effective with Azubuike on the floorJanuary 15, 2018
Tom Keegan: Players eligible all year keep Kansas in title huntJanuary 15, 2018
Tom Keegan: State's Big 12 college basketball coaches heading in opposite directions stay on courseJanuary 13, 2018 1
Tom Keegan: Seniority brings out best in SviJanuary 11, 2018
Tom Keegan: Devonte' Graham plays with irreplaceable energyJanuary 9, 2018
Tom Keegan: Time for the real Malik Newman to stand upJanuary 9, 2018
Tom Keegan: Big 12 basketball race breaking into 3 tiersJanuary 8, 2018
Tom Keegan: Backup Mitch Lightfoot saves Jayhawks at TCUJanuary 6, 2018
Tom Keegan: Kansas women's basketball program gets off the schneidJanuary 4, 2018
Tom Keegan: It will take more than great coach to win loaded Big 12January 3, 2018