Mina Kimes is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where she writes features and a column about the business and culture of sports. Before joining ESPN in 2014, Mina worked as an investigative reporter for Bloomberg News and a features writer for Fortune Magazine.
Senior writer at ESPN The Magazine
Areas of Expertise: NFL, Stadium Financing, Sports Economics, Amateurism, Sports and Politics
Phil Taylor, a senior writer for Sports Illustrated (SI), says that “basketball is his favorite sport to both play and cover.” He writes the weekly column The Hot Button for SI.com and was previously a sportswriter and columnist at the Miami Herald, the San Jose Mercury News, and The National.
According to his bio on SI.com, Taylor received the 1987 Associated Press Sports Editors Award for Feature Writing. He received his bachelor’s degree from Amherst College in Massachusetts and his master’s degree from Stanford University in California.
Senior Writer at Sports Illustrated
Areas of Expertise: Sports, Sports Writing, Basketball, Baseball, Football
Update [2/9/2021]: Pedro Gomez has passed away. You can read his ESPN obituary here. His previous bio remains below.
Pedro Gomez has been an ESPN baseball reporter and commentator for ten years, covering everything from spring training to the controversy surrounding Barry Bond’s steroid use. He serves as a commentator on SportsCenter, BaseballTonight, and other ESPN studio shows.
Prior to joining ESPN, Gomez was a sports columnist and baseball writer for the Arizona Republic, the Sacramento Bee, the San Jose Mercury News, Miami Herald, San Diego Union, and the Miami News. According to his bio, “Gomez provided personal, passionate reporting for ESPN from MLB’s historic return to Cuba in 2016, giving his own perspective as the son of Cuban refugees and where he was able to take his father’s and brother’s ashes to be left behind in the family’s homeland. He is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America, has covered more than 25 World Series, 22 All-Star Games and is a voting member for the Baseball Hall of Fame.”