Israel “Izzy” Gutierrez is a sports reporter for ESPN. Before joining the staff at ESPN, he worked for The Miami Herald as well as The Palm Beach Post. He has covered the Miami Heat for both newspapers.
A South Florida native and University of Florida graduate, he also has covered the Florida Marlins. On March 18, 2008, he debuted on Around the Horn. As of July 2008, he has become a recurring panelist on the show. In November, 2008, Gutierrez began appearing on ESPN’s The Sports Reporters and is now a regular panelist.
Sarah Spain co-hosts. Since joining ESPN in 2010 as a Sports Center anchor for Chicago’s ESPN1000 station, Spain has also contributed to other programs at the company, including Mike & Mike, The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, Russillo & Kanell, His & Hers, Outside the Lines and Olbermann.
Spain received a bachelor’s degree in English in 2002 from Cornell University, where she competed as a heptathlete and served as the co-captain of the track & field team.