Latest from Ben Strauss

A Cavs fan podcast is now the Cavs’ podcast, as teams fill a content void

Two Cavaliers fans have never met. But their fan podcast landed them a job working for their favorite team.
  • Feb 18, 2021

Pedro Gomez, ESPN baseball reporter, dies at 58

Gomez died unexpectedly at his Phoenix home Sunday afternoon, according to ESPN.
  • Feb 8, 2021

What’s the Super Bowl without the frenzy? For Leigh Steinberg: Misery. For players: Bliss.

Super Bowl parties on Zoom? A remote Radio Row? This week's “festivities” are a schmoozer’s nightmare and player’s dream.
  • Feb 4, 2021

Nationals are unhappy with changes to MASN broadcast team

The Nationals said they disagree with MASN’s apparent decision to part ways with Dan Kolko, Bo Porter and Alex Chappell.
  • Jan 25, 2021

Bomani Jones thrives where race and sports collide. Can he be a star at ESPN?

During last summer's racial reckoning, Bomani Jones was a star at ESPN. But the network's shifting business model may leave him on the outside.
  • Jan 25, 2021

NBC Sports Network, home to Premier League and NHL, to shutter by end of year

The network will stay on the air through this summer's Tokyo Olympics, but its live sports will eventually migrate to USA Network and NBC's streaming service, Peacock.
  • Jan 22, 2021

The future of football-watching has arrived, with streams for everyone (and slime for the kids)

For kids, nerds and bettors alike, the opening round of the NFL playoffs offered a little something for every viewer — and a glimpse into the fractured future of sports viewing.
  • Jan 11, 2021

As legal betting booms, journalists jump from sports page to sportsbook

In a rush to attract new customers, gambling operators have turned to sports media companies, which are in their own race to cash in on the legal-betting boom.
  • Dec 19, 2020

A divisive Jets reporter, accused of bullying, loses his place on the beat

Daily News reporter Manish Mehta broke stories and infuriated the Jets during his time on the beat. Now he's gone.
  • Dec 11, 2020

Dan Le Batard, ESPN’s irreverent show host, is leaving the network

Dan Le Batard, host of a daily radio show and the zany TV show 'Highly Questionable,' is leaving the network in a mutual parting effective Jan. 4.
  • Dec 3, 2020