About Can’t Win 4 Losing

Can’t Win 4 Losing is a podcast about losing*. King Kaufman brings you narrative stories about losing in sports, in all its forms — including as a prelude to better things. As Tolstoy may have almost written: Every champion is the same. Every loser is a loser in their own way. Can’t Win 4 Losing tells their, which is to say our, stories.

*also about winning.

King Kaufman is a longtime writer, editor and broadcaster. From 2014-17 he was the host of the interview show “Content Is King” — which he liked to call “Terry Gross for sports” —  on SiriusXM Radio’s Bleacher Report channel. He also worked in many roles for Bleacher Report in 2011-17. Before that, Kaufman spent 14 years at Salon.com, most of them writing the column “King Kaufman’s Sports Daily.” He covered boxing and other sports and wrote lifestyle features for the San Francisco Examiner from 1989-96. His writing has been anthologized in many books, including a rhetoric textbook, just in case you’re thinking of getting into an argument with him. Email him at king at kingkaufman.com or via the Contact Us link.