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That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

A weekly Sports podcast featuring Sarah Spain
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Sarah talks to legendary Syracuse QB Don McPherson about his book You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity, the concept of aspirational masculinity, and the empathy and grace required to dig into tough issues and care about the prob
Sarah talks to author and professor Alexandra Horowitz about her wonderful work with dogs, the concept of umwelt, why dogs are like chairs in the eyes of the law and what we should do about it, her new book The Year of the Puppy, and the one th
Sarah talks to Fred Segal, the man behind @OldTakesExposed, who shares the origins of the account, how he finds the receipts for cold takes, the reaction he gets from called-out prognosticators, Greg Cote and Adrian Wojnarowski's all-time froze
Sarah talks to rising star Taylor Rooks about her sports-crazed family, working her first jobs in the sports industry while attending U of I, the lessons she learned at the Big Ten Network and SNY and the joy of asking questions. Plus, her unwa
Sarah talks to Ted Lasso actor (Coach Beard) and co-creator Brendan Hunt about the success of the show, why it's the most fulfilling job he's ever had, how the show went from a commercial bit to an international hit, and his career in comedy- w
Sarah and Good Morning Football's Kyle Brandt discuss how he went from a football playing thespian at Princeton to a cast member on MTV's The Real World. Then how he went from a soap opera actor to producing Jim Rome's radio show and then back
Sarah talks to acclaimed actor Nick Offerman about how much of himself ended up in his Parks and Recreation character Ron Swanson, meeting and courting his wife Megan Mullally, the concept of manliness, his woodshop filled with female workers,
Sarah talks to Dr. Kate Ackerman about why there is such a dearth of research into women's sports, the new investments and initiatives to change that, why women tear their ACLs more than men, the effects of Dobbs on female athletes and competit
Sarah talks to NY Times best-selling author Andrew Maraniss about his most recent book Singled Out, which tells the story of Glenn Burke- the first openly gay MLB player who helped bring the Nike brand to baseball, invented the high five, and w
Sarah talks to Kathryn Bertine, a former espnW editor and pro cyclist, about spearheading the movement to bring back a women’s Tour de France, her new book "Stand,” which chronicles the toll the fight for equality has taken on her and her life,
Sarah talks to Mt. Joy's Matt Quinn about what it's like to be the front man, the Miami Heat like chemistry of the band, how a trip to Joshua Tree helped shape the tenor of their new album Orange Blood, and the band's relationship with Creed fr
Sarah talks to author and social media influencer Brianna Madia, whose new book, nowhere for very long, is a New York Times bestseller. It's about her life as a nomad and explorer, her childhood in Connecticut, how her parents' divorce and her
Sarah talks to Emmy winning writer and director Lucia Aniello about the thrilling success of Hacks, meeting her future husband and creative partner at Upright Citizens Brigade, a pivotal arrest, cutting her teeth on Broad City, and how she mana
Sarah talks to soccer legend turned Angel City FC owner Abby Wambach about growing up in a big family, reflecting on big decisions she made during her soccer career, the great perspective she has on the past, the future of women's sports, how w
Sarah talks to Dawn Porter and Nicole Newnham, co-directors of 37 Words, a four-part documentary that tells the inspiring story of Title IX- the hard fought battle to push for equal rights in education and athletics. Learn more about your ad ch
Sarah talks to Duke AD Nina King about the three prongs by which a school can remain compliant with Title IX and the difficulties in meeting those requirements, Then she talks to sports historian and professor Victoria Jackson about the many wa
Sarah explores mental health in sports by having conversations with three experts. First, NYT best-selling author Kate Fagan, whose book What Made Maddy Run covers mental health and suicide. Then Sarah talks to Jessica Bartley, the Senior Direc
Sarah talks to author Arshay Cooper about his book A Most Beautiful Thing, which details his childhood on the west side of Chicago and becoming a member of the first African American high school rowing team in the country. Then Sarah chats wit
Sarah talks to former NBA player Quentin Richardson about growing up in Chicago, losing three people close to him while in the 7th grade, going to DePaul, getting drafted by the Clippers, signing with Team Jordan, being engaged to Brandy, getti
Sarah talks to budding Chicago historian Shermann Dilla Thomas who has gained popularity for highlighting the history of Chicago places, events, inventions, and more on his TikTok page (@6figga_dilla). He explains how he originally pitched this
Sarah talks to actor/comedian Chris Witaske about how he turned a Twitter account into a TV show, what it was like working on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Arrested Development, an epic Ditka strip club story, his early roots in comedy, performing m
Sarah talks to CBS' Amanda Balionis Renner about what it's like to interview Tiger Woods, how her two most embarrassing on-air moments happened on the same day with Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson, her early interest in broadcasting and her a
Listen to Sarah's interview with WWE super star Becky Lynch from 2019. Becky discusses growing up in Ireland, failing P.E. class, how she got into wrestling, the six year break from wrestling she was forced to take, and why she once cried in a
Sarah recaps her Grand Canyon hike by talking with two people who joined her along on the way. First, a fellow hiker named Randall who did not disclose his triad of medical conditions until the journey was in full force. Then their trusty guide
Sarah talks to actor, comedian, and podcaster River Butcher about transitioning during the pandemic, legally changing his name, deciding to get top surgery, and the issues facing the trans community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega
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