Des Bieler

Washington, D.C.

Sports reporter covering national topics, as well as supporting coverage of D.C.-area teams

Education: McGill University, Virginia Commonwealth University

Des arrived at The Post in 1995 and served in a variety of departments and positions in the newsroom, including as a copy editor and a designer. In that time, he made regular contributions to the Sports section, including producing weekly features such as The Starting Lineup, Throwing It Out There, The Slant and NFL Gameday, before becoming a full-time sports writer in 2014. He is currently a staff writer in Sports, mainly covering topics of national interest, and he helps support coverage of local teams.
Latest from Des Bieler

Patrick Mahomes’s Chiefs outlast Bills to earn a spot in AFC championship game

The Chiefs and Lions secured their spots in the conference championship games.

January 21, 2024

Miami’s Cam McCormick is back for a ninth college season. Yes, nine.

Cam McCormick, a 25-year-old tight end, is happy to be “making history” by extending his injury-marred college football career.

January 19, 2024

Josh Giddey avoids charges in probe of alleged improper relationship

Police in Newport Beach, Calif. announced they were “unable to corroborate any criminal activity” related to the 21-year-old Thunder guard, who was accused of being involved with a minor.

January 17, 2024

TCU women, rocked by injuries and two forfeits, to hold open tryouts

The Horned Frogs, who got off to a 14-0 start, were forced to forfeit matchups with No. 7 Kansas State and No. 24 Iowa State.

January 17, 2024

Lions hold off Rams for first playoff win since 1991 season

Detroit won its first playoff game in more than three decades, while Green Bay upset Dallas, snapping the Cowboys’ home winning streak.

January 14, 2024

Transfer portal tracker: The biggest names to watch

Several high-profile quarterbacks headline the biggest movers in the transfer portal.

January 9, 2024

College Football Playoff highlights: Michigan beats Washington to claim national title

The top-ranked Wolverines claimed their first national title since 1997 with Monday night’s win over the No. 2 Huskies in Houston.

January 8, 2024

Grizzlies’ Ja Morant is out for the season with a shoulder injury

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant, who served a 25-game suspension to begin the season, will miss the rest of the campaign after injuring his shoulder.

January 8, 2024

Falcons coach irate, Saints coach apologetic after victory formation TD

“That’s not who we are,” New Orleans Coach Dennis Allen said after Atlanta’s Arthur Smith let him have it at midfield following a 48-17 Saints win.

January 8, 2024

Tyreek Hill house fire began when child found cigarette lighter, per police

The Dolphins receiver and his family were said to be safe Wednesday after the fire caused smoke to billow out of the upper levels of his Miami-area mansion.

January 4, 2024