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That’s What She Said with Sarah Spain

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Sarah Spain shares her thoughts on the biggest stories in the world of sports and beyond.

Sarah Spain shares her thoughts on the biggest stories in the world of sports and beyond.
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United States

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Sarah Spain shares her thoughts on the biggest stories in the world of sports and beyond.

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English


Episodes

Happier: Gretchen Rubin

10/15/2019
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Sarah talks with NY 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.

Duration:01:02:58

Man in Blazer: Roger Bennett

10/8/2019
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Sarah talks with Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers about how being an Everton fan has shaped his outlook on life, how his American pen pal made him fall in love with the Chicago White Sox, how not being able to watch the World Cup Final led to meeting his professional partner, and why becoming a US citizen was one of the best days of his life.

Duration:01:07:35

Drive: Jeff Passan

10/1/2019
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Sarah talks with ESPN's Jeff Passan about focusing on his career on the first day of college, being rejected by a girl because of something he had written, how he has embraced the role of "transaction monkey," and the debut of his Elmo impression on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz.

Duration:01:15:19

Trick Mirror: Jia Tolentino

9/24/2019
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Sarah talks with Jia Tolentino, a culture critic at The New Yorker, about growing up in a megachurch, doing a reality show when she was 16, writing about issues without offering solutions, and her concerns about the impact of the internet and social media.

Duration:01:06:41

Professor of Happiness: Laurie Santos

9/17/2019
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Sarah talks with Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos about her work with dogs and monkeys, her wildly popular course on happiness, the G.I. Joe Fallacy and other ways our minds trick us.

Duration:01:11:14

True Life: Ryan Harris

9/10/2019
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Sarah talks with Super Bowl champion offensive lineman Ryan Harris about being on an MTV reality show in high school, converting to Islam, and his career in the NFL.

Duration:01:02:53

Life On The Line: Ryan O'Callaghan

9/3/2019
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Sarah talks with former NFL offensive lineman Ryan O'Callaghan about the stress of being a closeted gay man in the NFL, his struggles with opioids, planning to take his own life, and the sudden end to his friendship with Aaron Rodgers.

Duration:01:02:34

Authenticity in the Booth: Mina Kimes

8/27/2019
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Sarah talks with Mina Kimes about calling Rams preseason games, why she almost turned down the opportunity, how her preparation included reading an entire book unnecessarily, her spreadsheets for each NFL team, and how she's finding her voice as a broadcaster.

Duration:00:53:11

Football Women: Jane Skinner Goodell

8/22/2019
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Sarah talks with Jane Skinner Goodell about growing up in Chicago, her career as a news reporter, why her father cried when Roger asked for her hand in marriage, and her new documentary A Lifetime of Sundays about the four iconic female owners of NFL teams.

Duration:00:41:45

Working Mom: Ramona Shelburne

8/20/2019
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Sarah talks with Ramona Shelburne about how motherhood has impacted her career as a reporter, what it was like covering the Lakers' turbulent off-season, and her new project about the Donald Sterling saga with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Duration:00:53:56

Lasting Impression: Frank Caliendo

8/13/2019
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Sarah talks with comedian Frank Caliendo about how his first stage was on the baseball diamond, how he hurt his back tying his shoes, what he learned in an acting class, how he's trying to change his routine, and an embarrassing moment with a celebrity.

Duration:01:20:13

Leadership: Muffet McGraw

8/6/2019
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Sarah talks to Notre Dame women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw about how she got her nickname, the best and worst parts about being at the same place for 30+ years, her press conference answer that went viral, and her rivalry with Geno Auriemma and UCONN.

Duration:01:08:15

Trailblazer: Beth Mowins

7/30/2019
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Sarah talks to ESPN play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins about knowing what she wanted to do from an early age, how playing point guard has helped her in her career, finding her voice, the choreographed dance that every broadcast is, and how she deals with critics.

Duration:00:58:33

The Brow: Anthony Davis

7/29/2019
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Sarah talks to Lakers forward Anthony Davis about growing up in Chicago, the most scared he's ever been, whether or not he's been in a fist fight, and something his future spouse better be ok with.

Duration:00:06:43

Fight On: Jake Olson

7/23/2019
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Sarah talks to former USC long snapper Jake Olson about his cancer diagnosis which led to him going blind, deciding to continuing playing sports, the nerves involved with his snap at USC, and the time he tricked a friend with a fake eye ball.

Duration:01:00:19

Bountiful: Holly Rowe

7/16/2019
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Sarah talks to Holly Rowe about having weekly progress reports with her parents as a child, taking a basketball class taught by Rick Majerus, how ESPN has changed in the past 20 years, keeping a joy journal, and how cancer made her live a bigger life.

Duration:01:00:02

Meant to Be: Taylor Twellman

7/9/2019
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Sarah talks to Taylor Twellman about growing up in a family littered with professional athletes, choosing to play soccer over a MLB contract, how living in Europe during 9/11 changed his life, missing out on the World Cup, how concussions derailed his career, and who he would want to play him in a movie.

Duration:01:15:06

Easy Going: Tim Cowlishaw

7/2/2019
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Sarah talks to Tim Cowlishaw about how he took a year off from college because of a girl, his circuitous route in journalism that led him back to Dallas, forming a relationship with Jimmy Johnson, and how an athlete inspired him to share his own battles with alcohol.

Duration:01:03:15

Dream Job: Jason Benetti

6/25/2019
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Sarah talks to play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti about his cerebral palsy, getting the job he's wanted since elementary school, why he decided to go to law school after he was already a broadcaster, his fascination with comedy and how he incorporates it into his work, and how he manages to fit 220+ game broadcasts into a calendar year.

Duration:01:10:06

Therapy Couch: Chelsea Handler

6/18/2019
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Sarah talks to Chelsea Handler about her new outlook on therapy, the symbolic power of oranges, getting back into stand-up comedy, and the time she dealt with a different kind of turbulence on an airplane.

Duration:00:57:35