Mina Kimes

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.

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Senior writer at ESPN The Magazine

Areas of Expertise: NFL, Stadium Financing, Sports Economics, Amateurism, Sports and Politics

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Contact Information:

Email: mina.kimes@espn.com

Heard on PBS NewsHour: Do cities actually lose money hosting the Super Bowl?

Added June 2015

Phil Taylor

 

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.

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Senior Writer at Sports Illustrated

Areas of Expertise: Sports, Sports Writing, Basketball, Baseball, Football

Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Contact Info:

Phone: (650) 346-5372

Email: philtaylor819@gmail.com

Twitter: @SI_PhilTaylor

**Important note: When you contact Phil, please also call or email Sports Illustrated senior publicist Brian Poliakoff:

Office: (212) 522-5542

Mobile: (347) 327-2905

Email: brian.poliakoff@timeinc.com
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Pedro Gomez

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, Baseball Tonight, 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, he is “a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America, has covered more than 15 World Series 10 All-Star Games, and is a voting member for the Baseball Hall of Fame.”
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ESPN Reporter and Commentator

Areas of Expertise: Baseball, Sports Writing

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Contact Info:

Phone: (602) 206-5072

Twitter: @pedrogomezESPN

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