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Tony Kornheiser

Anthony Irwin "Tony" Kornheiser (/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 Kings Park, New York, on Long Island where he attended George W. Hewlett High School. 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. Kornheiser is the only child of Ira (1910–2000) and Estelle Kornheiser (1915-1978). 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. On August 15, 2006, Kornheiser revealed on The Dan Patrick Show that he had skin cancer and had received treatment. Kornheiser has

ESPN Host Suspended Over 'Hurtful' Comments

ESPN Host Suspended Over 'Hurtful' Comments

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 >

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