That's What She Said podcast
Sarah Spain talks to writer Steve Rushin about the curious way he met his wife, landing his dream job at age 25, getting a pair of pants thrown at him by a baseball manager and the evolving landscape of journalism.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Tamika Catchings
Laughter Permitted is live from the Julie Foudy and espnW Sports Leadership Academy in New Jersey with Tamika Catchings, a WNBA MVP and champion and four-time Olympic gold medalist. Catchings explains how she turned a hearing impairment into her "superpower," the influence Pat Summitt had on her life and why Catch the Stars Foundation is her proudest achievement.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Katie Couric
Laughter Permitted is in New York City with trailblazing journalist Katie Couric, who is a Peabody, Emmy and Murrow-award winning journalist and host of the podcast "Next Question with Katie Couric." In this episode, Katie shares stories from her journalism career, explains why she isn't afraid of failure and how she has evolved with the changing media landscape.
That's What She Said podcast: Natitude
Sarah Spain talks with Lindsay Czarniak about covering the Nationals' World Series run, working with George Michael, and her time at ESPN. Plus, she catches up with Reese Waters, who discusses the vibe in DC after the Nats' win and tells great stories about interviewing comedians like Jon Stewart and Tiffany Haddish.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Robin Roberts
Laughter Permitted is joined by the legendary Robin Roberts, who anchors "Good Morning America," was an anchor and reporter at ESPN for 15 years and is a Peabody Award-winning journalist. Robin tells the story of when she met Julie while covering the 1999 World Cup, how her parents influenced her as a person and why she is so passionate about her role at GMA.
That's What She Said podcast: Image and likeness
Sarah Spain discusses California's Fair Pay to Play Act with ESPN's Jay Bilas, sports economist Andy Schwarz and California State Senator Nancy Skinner.
Tiger's feat remarkable, but Kathy Whitworth still the winningest golfer
The golf world went crazy when Tiger Woods tied Sam Snead's PGA-record 82 wins. But few mentioned they're six shy of Kathy Whitworth's career record.
They've got next: Rising stars we met at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit
Remember these names. We caught up with some of the athletes you'll be seeing a lot more of while at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit.
Katelyn Ohashi on avoiding the burnout and separating identity from sport
In an interview with ESPN at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit, Katelyn Ohashi was candid about how she overcame the gymnastics burnout and regained her joy at UCLA. She also revealed why she's determined to help the next generation of student-athletes.
Rebecca Timlin-Scalera fights for breast cancer cure
Former Fairfield soccer captain Rebecca Timlin-Scalera was blindsided by cancer when she was 43. Even as she fights for her own life, she is raising funds to find a cure through The Cancer Couch.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Billie Jean King
In the Season 2 premiere of Laughter Permitted, Billie Jean King joins the party. "The Kinger," as Julie calls her, won 39 Grand Slam titles in her tennis career, beat Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes match and is the first female athlete awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Listen in as BJK tells stories from her life and how she continues to advocate for the advancement of women.
Nneka Ogwumike on WNBA misconceptions and salary transparency
In an interview with ESPN at the espnW Women + Sports Summit, Ogwumike discusses CBA negotiations, setting examples for other women's sports leagues and leveling the playing field.
SneakerCenter: Sheryl Swoopes on being the first woman to have a signature athletic shoe
Sheryl Swoopes sat down with ESPN+'s SneakerCenter to discuss her love of basketball, her many firsts and how her signature line went from dream to reality. Swoopes' episode begins streaming on Tuesday.
That's What She Said podcast: Wright Thompson
Sarah Spain talks to ESPN's Wright Thompson about finding his footing as a writer, the importance of the writer-editor relationship, why he always tries to "send the elevator back down," why place seems to be a recurring theme in his writing and why empathy is the most important quality for a writer to have.
CrossFit trainer Noor Dajani is empowering Middle Eastern women through sport
Noor Dajani found her inner strength through CrossFit. She created MePower -- a dual exercise and mental health program -- to help women of the Middle East find their inherent power.
Justine Siegal, first woman to coach for an MLB team, is still breaking barriers for girls in baseball
Three decades after a coach told Justine Siegal to quit baseball, girls are still behind in the count when it comes to the national pastime. So Siegal has made increasing opportunities for girls to play the sport her life's work.
Phenom, trailblazer and 'first': Stock car driver Hailie Deegan is working hard to live up to her own hype
In September 2018, Hailie Deegan became the first woman to win on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. A year later, Deegan reflects on her childhood, breaking barriers in motorsports and her ultimate goals.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Jill Ellis
World Cup champs week comes to close with Jill Ellis, who is the winningest coach in USWNT history and has two World Cup titles. Jill talks about her run as national team coach, goes in depth about the 2019 World Cup experience and closes the show with a maple donut.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Sam Mewis and Rose Lavelle
It's World Cup champs week and the laughs continue with Sam Mewis and Rose Lavelle. Find out what it was like for these friends to play in their first World Cup, how choreographed dances kept the mood light in the USWNT locker room and why Sam is hoping her World Cup win can lead to a new ride.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Julie Ertz and Crystal Dunn
Next up on World Cup champs week are Julie Ertz and Crystal Dunn. There's a lot of laughter in this episode as the good friends share the story of how they met and talk about their experiences on the USWNT together.
Paralympian Darlene Hunter on leveling the playing field for adaptive athletes
At 4 years old, Darlene Hunter was diagnosed with a permanent spinal cord injury. More than three decades later, Hunter is a Paralympian and the founder of the Lady Mavericks wheelchair basketball team.
That's What She Said podcast: Gretchen Rubin
Sarah Spain talks with New York Times Best-Selling author Gretchen Rubin about why she decided to research happiness, why rewards are not good for habit changing, the difficulty in manufacturing a lightning bolt habit change, and how your personality affects your ability to change your behavior.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Carli Lloyd
World Cup champs week continues with USWNT captain Carli Lloyd. Carli describes her journey on the USWNT and how this past World Cup was particularly difficult for her. She also goes into her love of kicking field goals and how playing in an NFL game isn't out of the realm of possibility.
Laughter Permitted podcast: Alex Morgan and Kelley O'Hara
World Cup champs week kicks off with two-time World Cup champions and Olympic gold medalists Alex Morgan and Kelley O'Hara. The two friends share stories from their latest World Cup win, talk about the USWNT's continued fight for equal pay and showcase an unabashed love of donuts.
Around the Rim podcast: Staying alive
LaChina, Devereaux and Terrika weigh in on Games 3 and 4 of the WNBA Finals and share their keys for each team in Game 5. Plus, they discuss the Sparks' discord and the new role for HOFer Teresa Weatherspoon.