Profile: Born and raised in upper Manhattan, Steve Kallas attended elementary school at P.S. 98 in the Inwood section. He played baseball, basketball and was on the bowling team at the legendary Power Memorial Academy. In his senior year at Power, Steve was awarded the John P. Donohue medal for excellence in athletics. Steve also played baseball, basketball and was on the bowling team at New York University. Steve later graduated from the Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review. Steve Kallas presently hosts his own national sports-talk radio show, The Steve Kallas Show, every weekday at noon at sportstalknetwork.com. He also hosts a weekly New York-based sports-talk show, every Thursday evening at 6, on WVOX 1460 AM (and wvox.com) in New Rochelle, New York. In addition, Steve writes a blog, Kallas Remarks, for New York City radio station WFAN (at wfan.com). Steve has appeared numerous times on television and radio to talk about sports in general, sports and the law, and/or youth sports. His TV appearances include national spots on ESPN’s SportsCenter (with Sage Steele), on Fox and Friends (with Brian Kilmeade), on CNN/Headline News “Prime News” (with Mike Galanos), as well as a local spot on Fox 5 News. He has also appeared on MSG’s SportsDesk (with Deb Placey) and Talk of Our Town (multiple times) on the Madison Square Garden Network, as well as Connecticut Public Television (at cptv.org). On radio, Steve has appeared numerous times on Rick Wolff’s WFAN show, “The Sports Edge.” He has also appeared multiple times with Mike Francesa, and on The Boomer and Carton Show and The Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts Show, as well as with Steve Somers and Richard Neer. In 2009, Steve became a member of the 21st Century Media Alliance. He now often appears with host Rick Morris on ClevelandSportsTalk.com. Steve’s writing includes three years as a columnist for Madison Square Garden’s website, MSGNetwork.com, and one year for the New York Post Sports Week (in its only year of existence), where he has covered all of the major sports (baseball, football, basketball and hockey) and horse racing as well. His work has appeared in such varied publication as Sports Business Journal, Hispanic Beisbol Magazine, The Hartford Courant, Hoof Beats Magazine, The Scarsdale Inquirer, thebiglead.com and The Horseman and Fair World Magazine. Steve is a director of The Center for Sports Parenting. In 2004, he was selected by The Citizenship through Sports Alliance to be on a national expert panel which, in 2005, came out with its National Report Card on Youth Sports.
Posts by Steve Kallas:
- Case of Patch (18-Year-Old Killed by Ball Hit Off Aluminum Bat) vs. Louisville Slugger Affirmed by Montana Supreme Court
- Follow Up on Tommy John Surgery “Sports Edge” Show
- Where Have All The (Good) Baseball Coaches Gone?
- What Baseball Bat Should You Use in 2011 in Little League, High School or College?