MICHAEL SMITH joined ESPN in July 2004 as an NFL senior writer for ESPN.com, and since then has proven himself to be one of ESPN's more multifaceted commentators. Michael is currently the co-host of ESPN2's Numbers Never Lie, the daily weekday show that breaks down, debates sides of sports news and issues by the numbers. The style of which has gained many fans because if the artistic way in which the stories/debates are told with white board caricatures. Smith also co-hosts an ESPN Audio podcast His & Hers with Jemele Hill and was a correspondent for E:60, ESPN's first multi-themed prime-time newsmagazine program. He regularly appears on ESPN studio programs as an NFL reporter and insider, including SportsCenter and NFL Live. He is also a panelist on Around the Horn and periodically appears on Sports Reporters and First Take. Michael is a big comic and pop culture fan - with his favorite superhero being Ironman.