Sarah Spain Archive

Sarah Spain

Sarah Spain (follow her on Twitter @SarahSpain) is the co-host of Spain & Fitz 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.
  • His & Hers TV

    Michael Holley and Sarah Spain share their thoughts on the Cavaliers' win over the Warriors, what comes next for Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy, the state of the Mavericks and more.

  • Spain & Prim

    Sarah and Prim get you ready for Valentine's Day with some advice and some hoops talk.

  • in Action

    How Chyloe Kurdas Is Getting Girls To Play Football

    Former Australian Rules Football player Chyloe Kurdas talked with Sarah Spain about her six football academies for girls, which give 200 young athletes a chance to finally see their bodies as a source of strength.

    Feb 20 11:06 AM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    Celebrating SNL's 40th Anniversary Special: Best Sports Skits

    "Saturday Night Live" knows how to bring the laughs when it comes to sports-themed skits. Sarah Spain celebrates the 10 best sports skits in the history of the show.

    Feb 15 2:05 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    Coping With Life After Football Season

    On "espnW Presents Spain & Prim", Sarah Spain asks fans what they do now that football season is over.

    Feb 10 12:55 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Spain & Prim

    Sarah and Prim discuss Chris Paul's comments and discuss what they will do now that football is over. Plus, Kate Fagan on Diana Taurasi.

  • The Herd with Colin Cowherd

    espnW's Sarah Spain weighs in on how Chris Paul's remarks about referee Lauren Holtkamp could be misconstrued, Paul's reputation and the Clippers' complaints about officiating calls.

  • Hour 2

    espnW's Sarah Spain weighs in on how Chris Paul's remarks about referee Lauren Holtkamp could be misconstrued and Patriots' Rob Ninkovich and LeGarrette Blount talk about winning Super Bowl XLIX.

  • Hour 2

    espnW's Sarah Spain weighs in on how Chris Paul's remarks about referee Lauren Holtkamp could be misconstrued. Patriots' Rob Ninkovich and LeGarrette Blount stop in to discuss winning Super Bowl XLIX and more.

  • Olbermann

    Keith Olbermann welcomes Sarah Spain to the show. Plus, he talks about the Seahawks' final play call in the Super Bowl, the state of the New York Knicks and more.

  • ESPN Party & Red Carpet

    Sarah Spain of espnW asked athletes and celebrities for their favorite halftime performers and their best Marshawn Lynch impressions at The ESPN Super Bowl Party.

    Jun 26 4:53 PM ET

  • Athlete's Life

    Hey, Marshawn! Everyone Has An Aspect Of Their Job They're Not Into

    Marshawn Lynch hasn't exactly been verbose in his media sessions this week. He needs to get over himself. Most people have things they're not particularly fond of in their jobs. But, hey, they do them anyway.

    Jan 31 5:00 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • ESPN Radio

    Sarah Spain and Prim Siripipat are live from Arizona with the latest from Super Week. Steve Weatherford joins them to play "never have I ever." Plus, Super Bowl predictions.

  • Chicago's Gamenight

    Jonathan Hood talks about the Bulls struggles with Nick Friedell and Super Bowl parties with Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    J.J. Watt, Papa John And Idina Menzel -- The Wonderful Weirdness Of Radio Row

    It's a free-for-all for radio producers and a bonanza of strange products with stranger pitchmen and women. It's radio row at the Super Bowl.

    Jan 30 11:51 AM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    The Game Before The Game: Getting Mom To The Super Bowl

    Almost any player in Super Bowl history can remember the important plays from the game, the pain and glory of getting there... and how annoying their friends and families were in the run-up to the game.

    Jan 29 1:21 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • Athlete's Life

    Something The Seahawks And Patriots Can Agree On: Mother Knows Best

    There have been verbal jabs lobbed back and forth this week between the Seahawks and the Patriots. But at Super Bowl Media Day, both teams were virtually unanimous in thanking their moms.

    Jan 29 1:22 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • ESPN Radio

    espnW's Sarah Spain shares her thoughts on what Ernie Banks meant to Chicago, the city's reaction to Banks' death and his enthusiasm for the Cubs.

  • ESPN Radio

    Sarah Spain and Prim Siripipat share their thoughts on Deflategate, preview the Super Bowl and react to the death of Ernie Banks. Plus, Ramona Shelburne joins the show.

  • Sarah Spain Remembers Ernie Banks

    Sarah Spain of espnW talks about her memories of beloved Hall of Famer "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, who died at age 83 in Chicago.

    Jun 26 3:02 PM ET

  • Fair to question Bills' hiring of Kathryn Smith?

    ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo shares his thoughts on the Bills' hiring of Kathryn Smith as a special teams quality control coach. He delves into whether or not it is fair to question her qualifications.

  • News & Commentary

    Golden Globes and NFL Divisional Playoffs: Excitement On Field, Empowerment On Stage

    Two NFL divisional playoff games and the most fun awards show of the season? Count Sarah Spain in! She offers up her third Golden Globes/Divisional Playoff Day Awards -- the GGDPDAs.

    Jan 12 12:43 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • News & Commentary

    The Night Before Christmas 2014: Sarah Spain's Ode To The Year In Sports

    Sarah Spain looks back at a year that offered a lot more cheer than you might think.

    Dec 23 3:48 PM ET | By Sarah Spain

  • His & Hers TV

    Michael Smith and Sarah Spain discuss Peyton Manning's poor outing against the Bengals and Jim Harbaugh's future. Plus, Basketball Hall of Famer Bernard King joins His & Hers.

  • Athlete's Life

    For The Blackhawks' Ben Smith, Music Connects A Talented Family

    With successful musician parents and brothers, it's easy to see where Chicago forward Ben Smith gets his drive to perform.

    Dec 22 3:20 PM ET | By Sarah Spain