Kristine Leahy


Kristine Leahy hosts FAIR GAME WITH KRISTINE LEAHY, airing weekdays at 5:30 PM ET. Leahy joined FOX Sports in 2015 as the news desk anchor on THE HERD WITH COLIN COWHERD and since then has also contributed to coverage of several other FOX Sports events, including boxing and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. FAIR GAME WITH KRISTINE LEAHY made its FS1 debut on Oct. 22, 2018.


Leahy also hosts NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior,” a role she has held since March 2015. She previously spent three years in the CBS and Turner Sports families as a sideline reporter for March Madness, regular-season college basketball and college football. Leahy also filled in as a host on the CBS Sports Network show “Lead Off,” while working as an anchor/reporter for the CBS Los Angeles and KCAL duopoly. She even made a bit of history, becoming the first woman ever to call a horse race in California.

Before moving to Los Angeles, Leahy was the lead sports anchor at FOX Boston. She also worked for the Boston Celtics as the team reporter from 2009-11, and for the New England sports radio station WEEI as a host and reporter.


Prior to the launch of FAIR GAME WITH KRISTINE LEAHY in October 2018, Leahy anchored the news desk on Colin Cowherd’s THE HERD WITH COLIN COWHERD, providing regular updates and injecting her trademark lighthearted banter. The duo developed an easy chemistry that resonated with viewers across television and radio. In 2016, Leahy was honored with a Gracies Award in the category of On-Air Talent, Sports, for her outstanding work on the show.


Leahy has a bachelor of science in journalism from Boston University, where she was part of the team that created BUTV’s first sports talk show, which she co-anchored for three years. She currently lives in Los Angeles.