That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

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Sarah talks to Dr, Wendy Borlabi, the Director of Performance and Mental Health for the Chicago Bulls, about discussing safe sex with first year NBA players at the Rookie Symposium, working with both Olympic athletes and Navy Seals, how she did
Sarah talks to ESPN's LaChina Robinson about growing up as one of 16 siblings, not liking basketball early on, working on the administration side of college sports before falling in love with announcing basketball, calling her first game for ES
Sarah talks to former Portland Trailblazers coach Terry Stotts about living in Guam as a kid, playing for and then coaching under George Karl, winning a title as an assistant with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011, and his tenure in Portland coachin
Sarah talks to ESPN's Justin Tinsley about how his failed attempt to recreate Michael Jordan's flu game, how he met his father by accident, his circuitous path to The Undefeated, and his new podcast The King of Crenshaw about how Nipsey Hussle'
Sarah talks to Paralympic swimmer and 15-time World Record setter Mallory Weggemann about the medical procedure that caused her paralysis as a teen, finding her passion for swimming again, competing at the Tokyo Paralympics and her book, "Limit
Sarah talks to tennis legend Billie Jean King about her lifelong fight for equal rights, the epiphany she had when she was 12, how she struggled with her sexuality, the famous Battle of the Sexes against Bobby Riggs, and why she wants to be fri
Sarah talks to Stan Van Gundy about how he owes his NBA career to his brother Jeff, the truth behind his decision to step down from the Heat in 2005-06, the one time in his career where he acted without integrity and how it still irks him, why
Sarah talks to Tom Vanderbilt about how his daughter's desire to learn how to play chess led him to do the same as well as to try surfing, juggling, and singing in a choir, all of which he chronicled in his book Beginners.
Sarah talks to Ted Lasso co-creator Brendan Hunt, who also stars in the series as Coach Beard, 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 h
Sarah talks to three-time Olympian Lolo Jones about what she learned from coming up short in the 2008 Olympics, how she dealt with a barrage of negativity on both social and traditional media, her virginity, the terrible experience she had on M
Sarah talks to Angela Ruggiero about winning a gold medal in hockey while she was still in high school, appearing on The Apprentice, her work as the CEO of the Sports Innovation Lab, the concept of the Fluid Fan, and why the results of their da
Sarah talks to former senior advisor to President Obama about the time he split his pants in the Oval Office, how he met his wife while they were both working in the White House, his New York Times best-selling books, and how he ended up hostin
Sarah talks to writer Parker Molloy about what it was like coming out at as transgender, how she started writing, why she doesn't consider herself a trans activist, why she's trying to zoom out and be more nuanced, how she's felt burned out, an
Sarah talks to ESPN/ABC's LZ Granderson about his unique voice, how he changed the spelling of his name to distance himself from his difficult childhood, how he struggled to accept his sexuality until after he was married to a woman and had a c
Sarah talks to Kevin Brilliant, the director of business strategy and analytics for the Chicago Bulls, about his role in using behavioral science to improve fan engagement, the importance of what he calls the regret lottery, what he learned fro
Sarah talks to Jenn Sterger about how sexual harassment cases in sports are covered in the media and her own personal experience while working for the New York Jets.
Sarah talks to yoga teacher, body positivity activist, and author Jessamyn Stanley about how being fat doesn't mean that you aren't invited, how she reconciles her own tendency to body shame, how her soul was cracked open during yoga teacher tr
Sarah talks to Dashboard Confessional front man Chris Carrabba about why he has a positive outlook on Napster, his memories of doing MTV's Unplugged, shaping his look and stage presence, writing about his feelings, and his recovery from a motor
Sarah shares her espnW summit conversations with Paralympic medalist, Veteran, and Purple Heart recipient Melissa Stockwell as well as Adele Lim and Osnat Shurer, the writer and producer of Raya and the Last Dragon. Plus, an ode to Kenny Mayne.
Sarah talks to WNBA Superstar Elena Delle Donne about preparing for the Olympics and WNBA season, recovering from surgery, how international play takes some getting used to, and the way she’s learning to deal with the hiccups and challenges as
Sarah talks to Christina Hunger, a speech-language pathologist that is teaching her dog Stella to communicate using a series of buttons with words on them. Stella is now up to 50 words and can put together short sentences, express things like h
Sarah and Domonique Foxworth talk about growing up, his decision to leave for college early, the moment he realized football was a business, not a dream, the advice he got from a teacher at Harvard that changed his life, him reluctantly joining
Sarah talks to Cari Champion about her decision to leave ESPN, how quickly her show with friend Jemele Hill on Vice TV started production, how she bought a house mid-pandemic, her activism and the challenge of working for multiple outlets at on
Sarah talks to Kelley Carter of The Undefeated about talking to big names like Oprah and Don Cheadle in her interview series Another Act amidst the pandemic, how she prepares for the Oscars by watching everything, the show going without a host
Sarah talks to journalist Joan Niesen about how her love of baseball was passed down from her paternal grandmother, her path from an economics degree to feature writer for Sports Illustrated, and her new podcast where she reckons with the stero
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