Roy Firestone, ESPN pioneer and prolific interviewer, writes from the heart about Kobe and what he meant

    Roy Firestone got into the heads of hundreds upon hundreds of athletes on ESPN […]


Roy Firestone, ex-ESPN great, talks Don Cherry and the intersection of sports, politics and social media

  The unsettling comments of Don Cherry took its toll. He was yanked off Hockey […]


Ex-ESPN interviewer Roy Firestone: To fans, Vin Scully is a father figure and Chick Hearn was a friend

  He’s sometimes referred to as the ‘Oprah Winfrey of Sports.’ Roy Firestone has done […]


Roy Firestone, ESPN pioneer: TV interviews are now a vast wasteland

Firestone: When you see a guest show his or her soul, it’s the ultimate viral issue. […]


Early ESPN interviewing icon, Roy Firestone: Opinions today are the cheapest form of programming

Firestone: “I’ve done 5,000 interviews. It’s less about the questions and more about the rapport […]