27 Facts About Tony Kornheiser

1. Tony Kornheiser played golf with Obama on a number of other occasions, including in September 2013, June 2014, July 2014, July 2015, April 2016, and May 2016.

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2. In 2012, Tony Kornheiser was ranked No 8 in the list of the 100 most important sports talk radio hosts in America compiled by Talkers Magazine.

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3. Tony Kornheiser was a finalist for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.

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4. Tony Kornheiser responded in an interview by saying: "If he thinks I'm no good, he wouldn't be the first.

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5. In March 2010, Tony Kornheiser commented: "The last time I looked, the roads were made for automobiles.

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6. Tony Kornheiser called on Slate, owned by the Post's parent company, to fire Rodrick.

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7. Tony Kornheiser can name all fifty US states and their capitals in alphabetical order.

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8. Tony Kornheiser was a member of the Young Democrats club while in high school.

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9. Tony Kornheiser currently resides in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of Washington, DC, as well as Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with his wife Karril.

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10. In June 2016, Tony Kornheiser participated in the roast of political commentator and strategist James Carville.

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11. Tony Kornheiser had a cameo appearance as a bar patron in a 2015 episode of The Americans.

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12. On May 18, 2009, ESPN announced that Tony Kornheiser would be leaving Monday Night Football due to fear of flying.

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13. On January 9, 2007, Tony Kornheiser told Newsday, "If they would like to have me back, my inclination is that I would like to do it again.

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14. Tony Kornheiser returned for a second season of Monday Night Football.

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15. On September 6, 2016, Tony Kornheiser returned from his summer vacation with the first full episode of the new podcast.

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16. On June 2, 2016, Tony Kornheiser announced that his show will be relaunched as a podcast-only show.

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17. Tony Kornheiser was back on WTEM locally between November 10, 2004, and April 28, 2006.

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18. On May 14, 2008, it was announced that Tony Kornheiser had accepted a buyout from the Post.

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19. In 2005, Tony Kornheiser started to write short columns called A Few Choice Words with his photo in the Post's Sports Section.

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20. Tony Kornheiser started working for ESPN Radio in 1997 and kept his column at the Post.

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21. In 1991, Tony Kornheiser created a string of now-famous Bandwagon columns to describe the Washington Redskins' Super Bowl run that year.

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22. Tony Kornheiser began writing columns for the Post's Style Section on November 12, 1989.

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23. Tony Kornheiser became a full-time sports columnist at the Post in 1984.

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24. In 1980, Tony Kornheiser authored a profile of Nolan Ryan that served as the cover story for the charter issue of Inside Sports.

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25. Tony Kornheiser began his career in New York City, where he wrote for Newsday between 1970 and 1976.

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26. Tony Kornheiser graduated with a degree in English in 1970.

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27. Tony Kornheiser was born and raised in Lynbrook, New York, on Long Island.

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