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.
  • Voices

    Spain on the importance of speaking out

    Plenty of voices against Colin Kaepernick's stand on racism are mum about players accused of domestic violence, Sarah Spain says. Both issues need high-profile discussions.

    Aug 30 5:13 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Spain: All shootings should be getting attention

    Sarah Spain suggests we should be paying attention to all the shootings in America and not just one that involves the cousin of NBA superstar Dwyane Wade.

    Aug 29 12:52 PM ET

  • Kaepernick is making his life more difficult by speaking out

    ESPN's Sarah Spain examines 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's comments about the national anthem.

    Aug 29 2:01 PM ET

  • That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

    Field joins Sarah to talk about his path to ESPN. Plus some last minute fantasy advice before the season starts.

  • Solo gives U.S. soccer a reason to move on from her

    Sarah Spain thinks Hope Solo's comments following the United States Women's Soccer team's loss to Sweden in the Olympics gives U.S. soccer a motive to move in a different direction.

    Aug 28 10:47 AM ET

  • Sarah Spain hopes white athletes speak up

    Sarah Spain shares her thoughts on what athletes need to do on both sides to help resolve the issues of gun violence and race.

    Aug 26 12:05 PM ET

  • Around the Horn

    Tim Cowlishaw, Sarah Spain, Jackie MacMullan and Kevin Blackistone discuss Josh Gordon trash talk, Jim Boeheim saying Carmelo Anthony won't win a championship and the 49ers' QB situation.

  • Voices

    Spain: How the U.S. women won the Olympics

    Sarah Spain talks about the U.S. women's dominance and is joined by Caitlin Kelly, managing editor of Vice Sports, to discuss the strong reaction to sexist coverage of athletes.

    Aug 23 3:40 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

    Caitlin talks about her career path to VICE Sports.

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

    Sarah and Jane reflect on the biggest stories over the past 10 months. Plus Kavitha Davidson on the Ryan Lochte situation.

  • Stugotz gets threatened with SportsCenter ban

    Grid of Death commissioner Sarah Spain is tired of Stugotz not paying up on his punishment and Spain is threatening Stugotz with a ban from SportsCenter.

    Aug 19 1:53 AM ET

  • Spain on Stugotz's Grid of Death penalties

    espnW's Sarah Spain tells Stugotz that his SportsCenter appearances will be suspended if he fails to finish his Grid of Death punishments prior to the NFL season opener on Sept. 8.

  • ESPN Radio

    Israel Gutierrez is in for Le Batard today. We spend way too much time talking about this Ryan Lochte story. Also, Field Yates and Sarah Spain join the show.

  • ESPN Radio

    Israel Gutierrez is in for Le Batard today. We spend way too much time talking about this Ryan Lochte story. Also, Field Yates and Sarah Spain join the show.

  • Voices

    Spain: Talking with Shawn Johnson and Jess Weiner

    Sarah Spain talks with former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and advocate Jess Weiner about media coverage of women's athletics.

    Aug 16 5:50 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

    Shawn Johnson and Jess Weiner join Sarah to discuss the coverage issues of female athletes.

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

    The Trifecta's final show together before the fall includes discussion about media coverage in men's vs. women's sports. Plus, Julie Foudy calls in on Hope Solo and the USWNT.

  • Voices

    TWSS: Sarah Spain talks with John Amaechi

    Sarah Spain talks with John Amaechi about the importance of conversation and education and about the evolution -- or lack thereof -- of reactions to athletes discussing their sexual orientation.

    Aug 9 3:33 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

    Sarah and John discuss how far we have come in the acceptance of gay athletes.

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

    Sarah Spain, Kate Fagan, and Jane Mcmanus discuss Westbrook staying in OKC, the conditions in Rio, what's the impact of Elena Delle Donne being openly gay in sports, and more.

  • ESPN Radio

    Le Batard and Stugotz are joined by Sarah Spain today. They discuss Dwyane Wade leaving Miami. Stugotz doesn't believe Wade leaving made Heat fans cry.

  • ESPN Radio

    Sarah Spain joins the guys in studio today. What's the best rap song of all time? Will Stugotz ever pay off his Grid of Death humiliations? Also, Dan is mean to Jeremy Schapp.

  • Schaap on biggest issues at Rio Olympics

    ESPN's Jeremy Schaap shares his thoughts on the most troubling problem at the Rio Olympics and the process of bidding to host the Games.

  • ESPN Radio

    Dan Le Batard, Stugotz and Sarah Spain share their thoughts on the Warriors' reputation, Derek Fisher's interest in returning to the NBA as a player and more.

  • ESPN Radio

    Dan Le Batard, Stugotz and Sarah Spain discuss Alex Rodriguez's future, speak with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap about the biggest issues at the Rio Olympics and more.