Sarah Spain Archive

Sarah Spain

Contributor, espnW.com
Sarah Spain is a SportsCenter Anchor for Chicago's ESPN1000 and a reporter for ESPNChicago.com. She's a proud Cornell alum and a huge Chicago sports fan. You can follow her on Twitter @SarahSpain.
  • Iowa athlete wrestles with tough decision

    A talented young wrestler defaulted on his opening round match in the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament because he didn't want to face a female opponent. Was he misguided or simply following his convictions?

    Feb 17 4:49 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • League-best Spurs will be tested tonight

    Just two NBA games on the docket tonight, but they sure are doozies, as the Bulls test their talent against the league-best Spurs and the Mavs look to stay hot against the Sun.

    Feb 17 10:49 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • espnW Questionnaire: Mark Cuban opens up

    Feb 17 | By Sarah Spain

  • Won one for the 'stache

    In Chicago, it's believed that the success of the city's teams is proportional to the lushness of their coaches' mustaches. So when the Hawks coach fell ill Wednesday, a group of fans knew they had to bring the spirit of his 'stache to that night's game.

    Feb 17 2:34 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    Nothin' but a 'G' thang

    espnW's Sarah Spain may not be breaking any long jump records these days, or keeping up with the youngsters on the track, but she's happy to say she got her groove back through the Gatorade Sports Science Institute fitness and fueling plan.

    Feb 16 | By Sarah Spain

  • What we're talking about on Twitter

    Here's the best of @espnW and our contributors on Twitter. Make sure to follow us all for more sports news and observations!

    Feb 16

  • Hoops and hockey the highlights tonight

    Single, spoken for, or somewhere in between, anyone can dig into this Tuesday night of hoops and hockey action.

    Feb 15 7:17 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Page 2: Valentine's Day ticket promotions for fans

    Feb 14 | By Sarah Spain

  • A very fuzzy Valentine's Day?

    Candy and flowers are so cliché. espnW's Sarah Spain has found a more original way to surprise that sporty senorita in your life this Valentine's Day.

    Feb 14 | By Sarah Spain

  • What we're talking about on Twitter

    Here's the best of @espnW and our contributors on Twitter. Make sure to follow us all for more sports news and observations!

    Feb 14

  • Basketbrawl, the sequel?

    Amare tries to avoid another Ron Artest clothesline; the Hornets try to knock off two of the league's top squads; and the Celtics and Heat battle for the East's top spot, all in this weekend's Games We're Watching.

    Feb 11 2:10 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • What we're talking about on Twitter

    Here's the best of @espnW and our contributors on Twitter. Make sure to follow us all for more sports news and observations!

    Feb 11

  • Red Storm strike again

    Last night Kobe Bryant stole Ray Allen's thunder, Miami's Shenise Johnson poured it on in Maryland and the St. John's Red Storm swept through the Big Apple once again.

    Feb 11 6:35 AM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Jerry Sloan checking out of Salt Lake City

    After 23 seasons at the helm of the Utah Jazz, Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan announced his resignation this afternoon. Sloan's decision to leave the team appears to be motivated by a disintegrating relationship with star point guard Deron Williams.

    Feb 11 9:28 AM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Hoops. It's what's for dinner

    A canceled meeting between the NFL and its players' union has football fans searching for something -- anything! -- to take their minds off labor negotiations. A solid slate of hoops games (and maybe a couple pints of their favorite brew) should do it.

    Feb 10 1:45 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • What we're talking about on Twitter

    Here's the best of @espnW and our contributors on Twitter. Make sure to follow us all for more sports news and observations!

    Feb 10

  • Athlete's Life

    Surfer Lakey Peterson's got Bieber fever

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take an abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. Sixteen-year-old surfing phenom Lakey Peterson is next.

    Feb 10 | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    The Jet-setting ways of Braylon Edwards

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take an abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards is up next.

    Feb 22 | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    Outspoken Mavs owner Mark Cuban opens up

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, our favorite sports figures take an abridged version of the most famous personality test, the Proust Questionnaire. Next up, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who, let's be honest, needs no introduction.

    Feb 17 | By Sarah Spain

  • What we're talking about on Twitter

    Here's the best of @espnW and our contributors on Twitter. Make sure to follow us all for more sports news and observations!

    Feb 9

  • What we're talking about on Twitter

    Here's the best of @espnW and our contributors on Twitter. Make sure to follow us all for more sports news and observations!

    Feb 8

  • A Bears fan's begrudging congrats to Packers

    espnW's resident Chicago Bears fan, Sarah Spain, wishes the Green Bay Packers begrudging but genuine congratulations on their Super Bowl XLV victory.

    Feb 7 3:07 AM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Before the big game, partying with the stars

    espnW's Sarah Spain navigates the red carpet at ESPN the Magazine's NEXT party, chatting with ESPN personalities and celebrities about this Super Bowl and their favorites from years gone by.

    Feb 6 | By Sarah Spain

  • Bears' Israel Idonije is Man of the Year finalist

    espnW's Sarah Spain caught up with Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije, a finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, the only NFL honor that recognizes a player's excellence on the field and charitable contributions off of it.

    Feb 6 | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    Chatting with Cowboys WR Miles Austin

    When Sarah Spain took her Gatorade fitness test after seven weeks of training, she had Cowboys WR Miles Austin cheering her on. After the test Sarah got a chance to talk to Austin about training, as well as his perspective on the Cowboys' season.

    Feb 9