The Kevin Sheehan Show

Kevin Sheehan


Kevin Sheehan is a long-time Washington DC sports-talk radio host. His passion, knowledge, and historical perspective of all things DC sports has created a legion of fans over the years. His podcast is available Monday through Friday and includes his former radio co-hosts Thom Loverro and Chris Cooley. Players, coaches, and many of Kevin's sports media friends pop in periodically as well.

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1315 episodes

Commanders' Coaching Staff Day

Kevin and Thom today open with the news on whether or not Thom got a karaoke recording contract in Florida. The boys reacted to all of the Commanders' assistant coaches doing media yesterday which led to Thom's story about Ken Norton Jr.'s father's first encounter with Muhammad Ali. Some big recruiting news for Maryland Basketball and a first-ever for George Mason.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 8m
Feb 22
Stanford Steve On Daniels or Maye

Kevin is joined by ESPN's Stanford Steve Coughlin to start the show. The guys spent time discussing the quarterbacks in the NFL Draft with Steve sharing his preference between Jayden Daniels and Drake Maye. They talked College Football's 5x7 playoff format as well. Then it was all-time Maryland great John Lucas jumping on to share stories and memories of Lefty Driesell.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 41m
Feb 21
Sam Howell Talk + No Nats Sale

Kevin and Thom with a solid set list today. The boys opened with the Nationals not up for sale anymore. They then played the organizational view of Sam Howell if he had been drafted much higher. The first encore was Thom's stories and memories of Lefty along with Kevin playing his favorite, 'why the momentum is building for Jayden Daniels'. The second and final encore included a Sheehan/Loverro duet on the NBA All-Star Game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 11m
Feb 20
Magic Johnson's Kingsbury Assist

Kevin with more on Lefty Driesell's passing to start the show before he got to Antonio Pierce confirming on a podcast that Magic Johnson played a role in flipping Kliff Kingsbury from the Raiders to Washington. Sam Fortier/Washington Post was a guest to discuss the Washington Post story on the Ted Leonsis/DC/Virginia saga that led to the announced intention to move the Wizards/Caps to Northern Virginia. Kevin had thoughts on the NBA All-Star game and the breaking news that the Nationals are no longer for sale.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 8m
Feb 19
RIP Lefty

Kevin today with a special podcast to talk about the passing of legendary Maryland coach Lefty Driesell. Scott Van Pelt jumped on to share his thoughts as well.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Feb 17
A Washington Roster Check

Kevin today on why the current Commanders' roster may not look as bad to the new group as it does to the fan base. He talked Caitlin Clark's record-breaking night and responded to an e-mailer that pointed a big difference between the arrival of Dan Quinn and Ron Rivera's four years ago. Howard Gutman jumped on to share his thoughts about the last month of Washington hires and a ton more.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 20m
Feb 16
Coordinators Speak

Kevin and Thom today on the introductory press conferences for Commanders' Offensive Coordinator Kliff Kingsbury and Defensive Coordinator Joe Whitt Jr. Much more on the show too including Thom closing in on a recording contract, Kevin hoping the team stays away from over-promising in the off-season, Deni Avdija's 43 point night, and the Terps' win over Iowa.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 11m
Feb 15
Rounding Out Staff

Kevin today on Dan Quinn rounding out his coaching staff which included the hiring of Anthony Lynn. Doc Walker jumped to talk Commanders and Super Bowl. Kevin finished up with his state of Terps' hoops. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 4m
Feb 15
Trading Up For Caleb?

Kevin and Thom opened with more on the Chiefs' Super Bowl win over the 49ers including a discussion on who the "clutch QB" historical comps are for Patrick Mahomes. Plenty on the criticism Kyle Shanahan is facing after losing his third Super Bowl after leading by 10 pts or more. The guys talked Commanders' QB plans including contemplating a trade up one spot with the Chicago to select Caleb Williams. The latest on Ted Leonsis' proposed deal with Northern Virginia which hangs in the balance finished up the show.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 10m
Feb 13
Cooley & Kevin's Super Bowl Recap

Cooley and Kevin together today recapped a memorable Super Bowl 58 with the Chiefs beating the 49ers 25-22 in overtime. Did Patrick Mahomes prove beyond a shadow of a doubt he's the greatest ever? Did Kyle Shanahan blow it? Every big play, moment, and strategic decision was analyzed by the boys. Additionally, Kevin finished up with some Commanders' news.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 39m
Feb 12
Super Bowl Preview & Pick

Kevin opened with his Super Bowl 58 preview and pick. He talked briefly about the new Washington coaching additions and then brought Tim Murray/VsIN on from Las Vegas to talk about the betting trends for the big game. Jay Gruden jumped on to preview and pick the big game and also weigh in on the Kliff Kingsbury hire. Kevin finished up with one Super Bowl "Smell Test" pick.

1h 21m
Feb 10
Dismal DC Sports + Bieniemy Bits

Kevin and Thom today on the state of the DC sports teams. It's as bad as it's been but who will come out of their dismal state first? The boys discussed that along with The Washington Post's revealing story on Eric Bieniemy's rough season in Washington. Thom made his Super Bowl pick and the guys had their "You Heard It Here First" bold predictions for the week.

1h 7m
Feb 08
Williams, Daniels, Or Maye?

Kevin and his guest Logan Paulsen gave their respective "Top 3 QB's in the NFL Draft" on the show today. Logan was also on to discuss his days in Atlanta with Dan Quinn and his thoughts on the kind of offense Kliff Kingsbury will lead. Kevin quickly recapped Maryland's disappointing loss at home to Rutgers as well.

1h 19m
Feb 07
Quinn's First Win

Kevin and Thom today with an eclectic menu of excellence that includes but isn't limited to: Dan Quinn winning yesterday's press conference, the Kingsbury hire, winning Super Bowl QBs & Presidents, the 49ers' practice conditions, Brady vs Mahomes, the Orioles' sale, and the Magna Carta.

1h 21m
Feb 06
Quinn Intro + Kingsbury

Kevin opened with thoughts on the Dan Quinn introductory press conference. After that, Wisconsin OC Phil Longo, a good friend of Kliff Kingsbury, jumped on to talk about Kingsbury coming to DC. Kevin finished up the show talking about Albert Breer's in-depth story on how and why Washington hired Dan Quinn.

1h 1m
Feb 06
Chip Kelly As OC?

Kevin today with follow-up thoughts on the hiring of Dan Quinn as the Commanders' new head coach and the possibility that Chip Kelly could become the team's new Offensive Coordinator. Jay Gruden jumped on as well with his reaction to the Quinn hiring.

Feb 02
Dan Quinn Hired

Kevin and Thom today on the Washington Commanders hiring Dan Quinn to be their new head coach. Plenty on the process, the man, and what's next. Also, it turn out that Washington did have interest in Bill Belichick. Thom's karaoke debut as well.

1h 11m
Feb 01
No Coach Yet

Kevin with the latest on the Commanders' head coaching search. Lots of thoughts on Mike Macdonald heading to Seattle and Dan Quinn emerging as perhaps the favorite to land the job. Ben Standig jumped on from the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama with his thoughts and info. Kevin finished with Ben Johnson's first words on returning to the Lions.

1h 10m
Feb 01
Ben Johnson Staying In Detroit!

Kevin and Thom today with plenty on the breaking news that Lions' OC Ben Johnson is staying in Detroit. They discussed the reasons why and what's next for Washington. More on both the AFC and NFC Championship games as well. And who was the Commanders' 2023 season MVP? The boys gave their answers to that to finish up the show.

1h 23m
Jan 30
Cooley & Kevin On Championship Games

Cooley was with Kevin today to break down the two Championship games. They spent a ton of time on why the Ravens laid an egg against the Chiefs and how the Lions possibly blew a 17-point lead to the 49ers. Every big Dan Campbell decision was dissected as well. Cooley gave his first blush on the Super Bowl match-up while Kevin opened the show talking Commanders' head coach search and playing sound bytes from Lions' OC Ben Johnson, the favorite to land the job.

1h 43m
Jan 29
Ravens and 49ers

Kevin opened with a comparison between Washington's current hiring cycle and the 1981 Joe Gibbs hiring cycle. He previewed and picked both of the Championship games and then brought Jay Gruden on the show. Jay discussed his hiring here in Washington. He revealed the QB he prefers in the 2024 NFL Draft. He also previewed and picked both the AFC and NFC Championship games before giving out his "Lock of the Week" (11-6 ATS on the show this year). Kevin finished up with three "Smell Test" picks.

1h 3m
Jan 26
Ted's Take + Thom's Title Game Picks

Kevin and Thom opened with several thoughts on the AFC and NFC Championship games along with Thom's predictions on both. The boys weighed in on Wizards' coach Wes Unseld's departure and Ted Leonsis' letter to the "DMV" updating the move of the Caps and Wiz to Virginia. Kevin talked about the incredible season Jahmir Young is having after he took over and won the game for Maryland last night at Iowa. "You Heard It Here" first bold predictions and more as well.

1h 29m
Jan 26
Washington's Plan B?

Kevin today with a hunch on where Washington would turn if it doesn't land Lions' OC Ben Johnson. Ben Standig/The Athletic jumped on to talk Commanders' coaching search and more. Steven Spector/610 Sports Radio/Kansas City was a guest talking Chiefs-Ravens, Eric Bieniemy's absence in KC, and more.

1h 26m
Jan 25
Kiper Likes Daniels In DC

Kevin and Thom today with Ben Johnson discussion as it appears as if Washington is the front-runner to land the Lions' OC. The boys discussed the type of NFL coaching hire that's worked more in recent years than others. The guys responded to Mel Kiper's first NFL Mock Draft which has the Commanders selecting LSU QB/Heisman Trophy winner Jayden Daniels at #2 overall. Plenty on the historic NBA performances by Joel Embiid and Karl Anthony-Towns last night. Thom revealed his MLB Hall of Fame ballot.

1h 21m
Jan 23
Playoff Wrap + Keim on Coach Search

Kevin is back and opened with a recap of the four weekend NFL Divisional Playoff games and a first-blush on the NFC and AFC Championship games. John Keim jumped on to talk Commanders' coaching search and Rivera's interview with Philly to be their defensive coordinator. Kevin closed with the Terps' loss to Michigan State and more.

1h 28m
Jan 22
Rivera Might Coach Again?

Kevin opened with thoughts on the ESPN/John Keim story revealing that Ron Rivera might continue to coach even if it's as a defensive coordinator. More from Kevin on Rivera's first interview since being fired which includes what Rivera regrets about Sam Howell. Kevin had more on the hiring of Adam Peters and then got to an early week visit with Jay Gruden. Jay discussed among many things his Twitter back/forth with RG3, what will make the Adam Peters/new head coach relationship thrive, the just-concluded NFL Wildcard games, and the upcoming Divisional Round games. Jay with an early NFL Playoff "Lock of the Week" as well.

1h 21m
Jan 18
Adam Peters Introduced

Kevin and Thom opened the show with thoughts on the Adam Peters introductory press conference earlier today. Plenty on his hiring and what comes next in Commanders' land. The boys talked NFL Playoffs, RG3 vs Jay Gruden, and a lot more.

1h 37m
Jan 16
Cowboys Crushed + Smoot

Kevin opened with the Cowboys' embarrassing 48-32 playoff loss to the Packers. He recapped the other games from the weekend as well and updated the Commanders' coaching search. Fred Smoot jumped on to talk NFL Playoffs, Washington coaching search, and the QBs he likes in the upcoming draft at the Commanders' #2 spot. Kevin closed the show with a recap of Maryland's stunning upset win at 10th-ranked Illinois yesterday.

1h 35m
Jan 15
Adam Peters To Be Commanders GM

Kevin today on the reports that 49ers Assistant GM Adam Peters has taken the lead football GM role in Washington. Ben Standig jumped on to discuss and also update on the head coach search. Jay Gruden was on with thoughts on Bill Belichick, the six NFL Wild Card playoff games, and his "NFL Lock of the Week". Kevin finished with four playoff "Smell Test" picks.

1h 22m
Jan 13
Commander Culture Consultants

Kevin and Thom today with more on the busy early week news of Washington hirings, firings,and reports. Plenty on last night's College Football title game and would the guys want Harbaugh in DC? Vrabel is available, what about him? More on Fargo, Kevin the "homer", and Thom being asked to consider "retirement" too.

1h 33m
Jan 09