Sarah Spain Archive

Sarah Spain

Contributor, espnW.com
Sarah Spain (follow her on Twitter @SarahSpain) is the co-host of espnW Presents: The Trifecta with Spain, Jane & Kate on ESPN Radio, host of the That's What She Said podcast, a SportsCenter reporter and an espnW columnist since 2010. She was a heptathlete at Cornell and is a lifelong Chicago sports fan.
  • Spain's Heat pitch to Durant

    Sarah Spain plays the role of Pat Riley and tries to convince Kevin Durant to sign with the Heat.

    Jun 30 11:12 AM ET

  • Fagan calls Luck's deal 'a missed opportunity'

    Kate Fagan and Sarah Spain weigh in on Andrew Luck signing a six-year, $140 million deal with the Colts and both believe he left money on the table.

    Jun 30 11:14 AM ET

  • First Take

    Kate Fagan, Jane McManus and Sarah Spain debate about Andrew Luck's new contract, Kevin Durant's future, the Knicks' pursuit of Joakim Noah, the state of U.S. soccer and more.

  • espnW's The Trifecta with Spain, Jane & Kate

    Making another appearance on the First Take desk Kate Fagan, Jane McManus and Sarah Spain debate about Andrew Luck's new contract, Kevin Durant's future, the Knicks' pursuit of Joakim Noah, the state of U.S. soccer and more.

  • Will we ever know how McFadden hurt his elbow?

    Jane McManus, Sarah Spain and Kate Fagan speculate Darren McFadden is lying about how he hurt his elbow and wonder if the truth will ever be uncovered.

    Jun 29 1:18 PM ET

  • McManus: Manziel incidents sad to watch

    Jane McManus finds everything that's going on with Johnny Manziel to be sad, while Sarah Spain blames the system for enabling Manziel to think he could get away with anything he wants.

    Jun 29 11:08 AM ET

  • Should we want Wade and LeBron to team up again?

    Kate Fagan and Jane McManus are in favor of Dwyane Wade and LeBron James teaming up again in Cleveland, while Sarah Spain thinks it wouldn't be good for Wade's legacy to follow LeBron to the Cavaliers.

    Jun 29 10:32 AM ET

  • espnW's The Trifecta with Spain, Jane & Kate

    Kate Fagan, Jane McManus and Sarah Spain take over the First Take desk and debate if LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will ever team up again as well as the importance of Johnny Manziel's instagram. Plus, they delve into Pat Summitt's legacy after her passing yesterday.

  • First Take

    Kate Fagan, Jane McManus and Sarah Spain debate if LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will ever team up again and the importance of Johnny Manziel's instagram. Plus, they delve into Pat Summitt's legacy after her passing yesterday.

  • Voices

    TWSS podcast: Discussing cultural appropriation with Bomani Jones

    In the wake of Justin Timberlake's headline-making tweets, Bomani Jones joins Sarah Spain to discuss the difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation.

    Jun 28 1:11 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

    Bomani Jones joins Sarah to discuss how to navigate cultural appropriation.

  • espnW's The Trifecta with Spain, Jane & Kate

    Miko Grimes joins the show. Plus they solve the problem with the Olympics.

  • Voices

    Sarah Spain's top 10 takeaways from the NBA Draft

    From international flair to JC Penney shout-outs, Sarah Spain breaks down her top 10 reasons why the NBA Draft is still the best.

    Jun 24 12:53 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Voices

    TWSS podcast: Welcome, Sage Steele

    Sage Steele joins Sarah Spain to discuss covering the NBA Finals and her career at ESPN.

    Jun 21 7:30 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

    Sage Steele joins Sarah to discuss covering the NBA Finals and her career at ESPN.

  • espnW's The Trifecta with Spain, Jane & Kate

    Sarah, Jane and Kate react to the backlash against Ayesha Curry.

  • Dari and Mel

    Dari & Boog talk about the upcoming Game 7 in the NBA Finals, plus how badly Cleveland wants a championship. Ryen Russillo & Sarah Spain also stop by the show.

  • Voices

    Spain: Ayesha Curry and Game 6, by the numbers

    Sarah Spain looks at some of the impressive numbers from an unexpected night in the NBA Finals, including the 80,000-plus times an Ayesha Curry post was retweeted before she deleted it.

    Jun 17 3:05 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

    Kate joins the show, and Sarah talks about watching Craig Sager at the NBA Finals.

  • Should Donaghy's comments be taken seriously?

    Sarah Spain explains why she is hesitant to write off former NBA referee Tim Donaghy's comments saying the NBA suspended Draymond Green in order to prolong the Finals. Israel Gutierrez however is not buying Donaghy for one second.

    Jun 16 12:30 AM ET

  • Voices

    TWSS podcast: Welcome Kate Fagan

    Kate Fagan joins the show, and Sarah Spain talks about watching Craig Sager at the NBA Finals.

    Jun 17 2:25 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Will & Kate

    Will debates Sarah Spain, who is filling-in for Kate, about baseball's unwritten rules. Plus, the pair are joined by Gil Garcetti, former LA DA during the OJ Simpson trial.

  • espnW's The Trifecta with Spain, Jane & Kate

    A look at domestic violence then and now.