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Black Girls Talk Sports

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Black Girls Talk Sports, hosted by Rekaya Gibson, is a podcast where women of color discuss all things sports, including but not limited to amateur and professional football, basketball and baseball.

Black Girls Talk Sports, hosted by Rekaya Gibson, is a podcast where women of color discuss all things sports, including but not limited to amateur and professional football, basketball and baseball.

Location:

United States

Description:

Black Girls Talk Sports, hosted by Rekaya Gibson, is a podcast where women of color discuss all things sports, including but not limited to amateur and professional football, basketball and baseball.

Language:

English


Episodes

US Open Tennis 2020

9/20/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the United States (US) Open Tennis Championships. They share results from the women’s singles and the men’s singles. They highlight Naomi Osaka’s win and activism. They mention other up and coming black tennis players who participated in the 2020 US Open such as Robin Montgomery, Hailey Baptiste, Whitney Osuigwe, and Frances Tiafoe. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this episode: Previous episode about Black Men Tennis Players Support Us on Patreon...

Duration:00:23:46

2020 NFL Season: Teams and Players to Watch

9/11/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the kickoff of the National Football League (NFL) 101st Season. They talk about league changes due to the pandemic and social injustice. They share their thoughts about teams and players to watch. They also make some predictions about the season and disclose their NFL Week 1 picks....

Duration:00:45:11

Jason Wright, The NFL’s First Black President

9/1/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears feature Jason Wright, The Washington Football Team President. They discuss his role and responsibilities. They also share some interesting facts about the former National Football League (NFL) running back turned businessman. #KeepItSporty Sources: CNBC.com (7 August 2020). “Ex-NFL player and McKinsey partner Jason Wright on bonuses as a way to help elevate Black...

Duration:00:16:37

NBA Update: 2020

8/24/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears give an update on the NBA Playoffs and life inside the bubble in Orlando, Florida. They share their predictions for the NBA conference finals. They pick their KIA NBA Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year. Also, they mention the NBA Draft Lottery. #KeepItSporty Podcast Items of Interest Support Us on Patreon http://www.patreon.com/blackgirlstalksports Join Us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/BlackGirlsTalkSports/ Download the Free...

Duration:00:34:59

WNBA Update: 2020

8/16/2020
Host Rekaya Gibson shares an update about the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) 24th Season. She discusses its schedule change and prevention measures due to COVID-19; the WNBA standing as of August 12, 2020; and players to watch. She also explains the Tap to Cheer app. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this episode: WNBA Merchandise - https://wnbastore.nba.com/ WNBA Tap to Cheer -...

Duration:00:17:34

Marketing HBCU Sports to Black Consumers

8/5/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears chat with special guest Dr. Kristal McGreggor, a sports management adjunct faculty at Jackson College. They discuss the sports culture of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and why the time is now for HBCUs to market to Black consumers. They share their recommendations on how to market HBCU sports to Black consumers. Also, they talk about Hampton University and North Carolina A&T leaving the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference (MEAC) to join...

Duration:00:47:49

Quotes and Speeches: Who Said That?

7/18/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share inspirational quotes and speeches by athletes, coaches, and sportscasters. They try to guest who said that. How many can you get right? #KeepItSporty Support Us on Patreon http://www.patreon.com/blackgirlstalksports Join Us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/BlackGirlsTalkSports/ Download the Free Android App for BGTS https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine...

Duration:00:22:35

Renaming the Redskins

7/14/2020
Host Rekaya Gibson chats with special guest Candi Waller, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CWall Sports and Entertainment, about the Washington football team retiring its moniker, Redskins. They discuss the team’s history for using the word 'redskins.' They also share possible names and fan reactions to the name change. #KeepItSporty About Candi Waller Candi Waller also known as "CWall" is the Founder and CEO of CWall Sports & Entertainment. A native of Gorgeous Prince George's...

Duration:00:31:38

Negro Leagues Baseball Facts

7/6/2020
Host Rekaya Gibson shares some facts about the Negro Leagues baseball in honor of its 100-year anniversary. She discusses the “Tip Your Cap to the Negro Leagues” campaign. She also mentions the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this episode: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Kansas City, Missouri https://nlbm.com/ Tipping Your Cap To submit a photo or video or for any general questions please email us at...

Duration:00:08:46

Emile Griffith, a Great American Boxer

6/28/2020
Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast features Professional Boxer Emile Griffith in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month and Pride Month. He won five world boxing championships in the 1960s. His best-known match was against Benny Paret who died because of their fight. The bi-sexual, Caribbean American athlete retired in 1977 with 85 wins (23 knockouts), 24 losses, and 2 draws. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. Griffith died in 2013 at the age of...

Duration:00:05:02

Black Athletes with Businesses to Support

6/22/2020
Host Rekaya Gibson highlights black athletes who are entrepreneurs with their own brands or products. The roundup includes items such as books, clothing, and teas. #KeepItSporty List of Black Athletes with Businesses Laila Ali https://lailaali.com/ Eddie Jackson Book: “Game-Day Eats: 100 Recipes for Homegating Like a Pro” https://www.fitchefeddie.com/ Serena Williams https://www.serenawilliams.com/ Johnnie B. “Dusty” Baker, Jr. Baker Family...

Duration:00:13:41

Sports Roundup as of June 11, 2020

6/15/2020
Host Rekaya Gibson and Angela Sports give sports updates on the NBA, WNBA, and many more. They highlight the MLB Draft. They also share their thoughts about NASCAR banning the confederate flag. #KeepItSporty Additional Information #KeepItSporty Stickers and Face Masks available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com Download the free Android App in the Google Play Store Support Us on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/BlackGirlsTalkSports) Join Us on Facebook (Women only) Podcast Sponsored by...

Duration:00:36:30

Athletes React to George Floyd’s Death

6/7/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the sports world’s response to systematic racism and the death of George Floyd. They highlight statements from sports league organizations including the NFL. They also share their thoughts about racial injustice and how to address it. #KeepItSporty Additional Information #KeepItSporty Stickers and Face Masks available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com Download the free Android App in the Google Play Store Support Us on Patreon...

Duration:01:04:45

The Last Dance Review

6/5/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about The Last Dance, an ESPN documentary series about the rise of the 1990s Chicago Bulls, starring Michael Jordan. They discuss some of their favorite moments. They mention how players and management were portrayed in the film. They also answer the questions: “Is Michael Jordan the Greatest Player of All Times (G.O.A.T.),” and “Do you think the Bulls would’ve won their seventh NBA championship if the existing team played together...

Duration:00:57:06

Inside Sports Data Analytics

6/2/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Sports chat with special guest Kuldeepak Kumar Sharma, Senior Business and Data Analyst at the United States Tennis Association (USTA), about sports data analytics. He discusses his role at USTA and the importance of business and sports data. He also shares some interesting facts about tennis.

Duration:00:33:30

Black Men Tennis Players

5/18/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears highlight black men tennis players throughout the world. Most still play professionally. Listen and let us know who else to add to the list. #KeepItSporty Sources: Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Encyclopedia.com Peoplepill.com Sportskeeda Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia Additional Information #KeepItSporty Stickers and Face Masks available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com Download the free Android App in the Google Play Store Support Us...

Duration:00:26:53

Games & Activities to Keep It Sporty

5/10/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss games and activities to help you fill your sports lull. They recommend things such as video games, board games and puzzles you can purchase. They also mention in/outdoor sports you can play by yourself or with your family. #KeepItSporty #KeepItSporty Stickers and Face Masks available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com Download the free Android App in the Google Play Store Support Us on Patreon (www.patreon.com/blackgirlstalksports) Join Us on...

Duration:00:26:36

NFL Draft 2020: Final Picks

5/3/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about the National Football League (NFL) Draft picks, rounds two thru seven. They discuss how some teams and players faired. In other NFL news, they highlight the Trent Williams trade to the San Francisco 49ers. Also, they mention the four international players who were added to the NFC East roster as part of the International Player Pathway Program. #KeepItSporty Stickers available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com Podcast Sponsored by...

Duration:00:38:48

NFL Draft 2020: First Round Picks

4/25/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about the National Football League (NFL) Draft first round picks. Gibson discusses the media conference call with ESPN’s Mel Kiper she attended prior to the event. In other news, they discuss Rob Gronkowski being traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. You do not want to miss this one. #KeepItSporty Stickers available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine Download the Free Android App for BGTS Support...

Duration:00:44:56

Best Sports Documentaries and Movies to Watch

4/21/2020
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their recommendations for sports documentaries and movies to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. Some cover football, basketball, tennis, figure skating and curling. Also, #KeepItSporty Stickers are available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine Download the Free Android App for BGTS Support Us on Patreon Join Us on Facebook

Duration:00:21:16