Sports and media reporterEducation: Ithaca CollegeBen Strauss covers sports and media for The Washington Post. Previously, he wrote about sports, media and politics for Politico Magazine and the New York Times.Honors & Awards:
PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing
Languages spoken in addition to English: Spanish
Books by Ben Strauss:
Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA
ESPN announced Tuesday that Nichols will not serve as a sideline reporter during NBA Finals coverage after the New York Times reported on a leaked tape in which Nichols disparaged colleague Maria Taylor.