People With Passion: Sarah Spain

People With Passion: Sarah Spain

If you know Sarah Spain as “that girl who auctioned herself on ebay for Super Bowl tickets” or as “the fantasy sports girl,” it’s probably because you’ve never met her. The self-proclaimed sarcastic, smartass, funny girl is a dedicated entertainer and sports fan supreme, especially when it comes to Michael Jordan.

“When Jordan retired the first time, I was in history class, and they put it on TV in my history class instead of (pause) learning. It was a big enough deal that they wheeled the TV in, and I was just crying in my class. That was just crushing.

“I once drove from Cornell to Washington, D.C. by myself, bought a ticket in the nose bleeds – I was worried I was never going to see him play again. When he came back to the Wizards, I thought I might have lost my chance to see his last game, so I was just like, ‘I just want to make sure I catch him one more time. I don’t know when he’s going to leave.’ And he had one of the worst games of his career. he had like 12 points. And he played terribly. And I was sitting alone in the 300s, just sad. Very sad.” Continue reading

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