ESPN has officially suspended "Pardon the Interruption" host Tony Kornheiser for 2 weeks -- after TK made "hurtful and personal comments" about a female SportsCenter anchor. The drama began last… READ MORE >
Anthony Irwin "Tony" Kornheiser (pronounced /ˈkɔrnhaɪzər/; born July 13, 1948) is an American sportswriter and former columnist for The Washington Post, as well as a radio and television talk show host. Kornheiser has hosted The Tony Kornheiser Show on radio in various forms since 1992, co-hosted Pardon the Interruption on ESPN since 2001 with Michael Wilbon, and served as an analyst for ESPN's Monday Night Football from 2006-2008. Kornheiser was born and raised to a Jewish family in Lynbrook, New York, on Long Island where he attended George W. Hewlett High School. He was a high school classmate of Jim Steinman, whose works include Air Supply's "Making Love out of Nothing at All." After graduation he enrolled at Harpur College (now Binghamton University) where he began his journalism career and graduated with a degree in English in 1970. During the summers of his youth, he attended Camp Keeyumah, a summer camp in Pennsylvania. His counselor there was basketball coach Larry Brown. Kornheiser is the only child of Ira (1910–2000) and Estelle Kornheiser (d. 1968). Kornheiser grew up in a Jewish household, and celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at a Conservative synagogue. Kornheiser currently resides in Washington, D.C., as well as Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with his wife Karril. They have two children, Michael and Elizabeth.