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: KU's undisciplined football showing grants chancellor chance at mulliganYesterday
Tom Keegan: Heisman favorite Baker Mayfield's right hand at center of two controversiesNovember 18, 2017
Tom Keegan: Walk-on Clay Young fit right in during KU's win over SDSUNovember 17, 2017
Tom Keegan: Better stamina and fewer fouls mean more minutes for Udoka AzubuikeNovember 17, 2017
Tom Keegan: Duke, led by Grayson Allen, justifies No. 1 ranking at Champions ClassicNovember 15, 2017
Tom Keegan: Udoka Azubuike lifts up the Jayhawks in win over KentuckyNovember 14, 2017
Tom Keegan: Beaty and Zenger prove Leo Durocher still rightNovember 14, 2017
Tom Keegan: Does winning in football mean as much as it once did to Kansas Athletics?November 13, 2017
Tom Keegan: Jayhawks' road futility reaches record lengthNovember 11, 2017
Tom Keegan: Freshman Marcus Garrett makes most of surprise startNovember 10, 2017