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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.

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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

UCLA and USC Moving to the Big Ten

8/5/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California of Los Angeles (UCLA) moving to the Big Ten conference in August 2023. They discuss the impact this move will have on the Pac-12, the Big Ten and athletes. They also mention the effects it will have on sports, especially football, track and field and gymnastics. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this episode: Mike Bohn, USC athletic director Martin...

Duration:00:18:53

Louise Fulton: a Black Woman Bowling Trailblazer

7/24/2022
Host Rekaya Gibson pays tribute to Louise Fulton, an American professional bowler. In 1964, she won the Professional Women’s Bowling Association’s Princeton Open, becoming the first African American to win a professional bowling title. Also, Fulton was the first African American bowler inducted into the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 2001. #blackbowler #blackwomenbowlers #keepitsporty Mentioned in this episode: Marjorie Mitchell, professional bowler Meadow Lanes Bowling...

Duration:00:04:00

Title IX 50th Anniversary Facts & Advocacy

6/23/2022
Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast celebrates Title IX 50 Anniversary. Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the meaning of Title IX. They share Title IX accomplishments for the past 50 years according to the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) report. They explain what still needs to be done about equity in women’s sports. They share recommendations to use to advocate for change and accountability. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this episode: Title IX 50 Anniversary is June 23,...

Duration:00:21:10

2022 NBA Draft Prospects

6/20/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears mention the NBA Draft order for the top six NBA teams. They discuss NBA Draft prospects such as men’s college basketball players Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, and Keegan Murray. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this episode: NBA Draft is June 23, 2022, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Podcast Items of Interest: Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com Join our Facebook Group (Women only)...

Duration:00:24:03

2022 NBA Finals: Matchup and Predictions

6/7/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the NBA Finals matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics. They share their NBA Finals predictions. They also talk about Game 1 results. #KeepItSporty Podcast Items of Interest: Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports Follow us on Instagram @BlackGirlsTalkSportsPodcast Download BGTS Android App for free in the...

Duration:00:23:09

Uncommon Facts about The Kentucky Derby

5/21/2022
Host Angela Spears shares uncommon facts about the Kentucky Derby, highlighting women jockeys and the most recent black jockeys who have competed. She also shares fun facts about the Kentucky Derby that you might not have known. #KeepItSporty #BlackGirlsTalkSports Podcast Items of Interest: Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports Follow us on Instagram...

Duration:00:17:59

2022 WNBA Season Players & Teams to Watch

5/5/2022
The Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) season starts on May 6, 2022. Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss some teams and players to watch. They also encourage everyone to get the WNBA League Pass. Access games anytime, anywhere. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in This Episode: Ameshya Williams-Holliday, the first Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) player drafted into the WNBA in 20 years. WNBA League Pass - https://leaguepass.wnba.com Podcast Items of...

Duration:00:24:06

2022 NFL Draft Prospects & Predictions

4/24/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the National Football League (NFL) draft prospects and share some fun facts about the athletes. They also mention HBCU Draft prospects. Lastly, the women talk about the NFL Draft order and give their predictions about team Draft picks. #KeepItSporty Podcast Items of Interest: Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports Follow us on...

Duration:00:27:51

NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Underway

4/10/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the 2022 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 Women’s Outdoor Track and Field. They compare the difference between indoor and outdoor track and field. They highlight athletes to watch. They mention some fun facts about NCAA outdoor track and field. They share outdoor track and field predictions. Also, they give some outdoor track and field fun facts. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this Episode: Florida wins the 2022 Division I...

Duration:00:16:38

2022 Six Nations Rugby Championship

3/22/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears have a conversation about the Six Nations Championship - a men's rugby competition between England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales. They discuss the matchups and players to watch. Also, they share their predictions. #KeepItSporty Update: France is 2022 Guinness Six Nations Champions --- Congratulations! Mentioned in this Episode: England national rugby union team France national rugby union team Ireland national rugby union team Italy...

Duration:00:15:41

Getting Ready for Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament: 2022

3/13/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share details about the 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament. They discuss players and teams to watch during March Madness. They also give some fun facts about March Madness that might help you complete the NCAA tournament bracket. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in this Episode: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Basketball Championship bracket, Selection Show, Sunday at 8 p.m. (ET) on March 13, watch on ESPN. Stanford University Cardinal Women's Basketball,...

Duration:00:21:23

Getting Ready for Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament: 2022

3/9/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share details about the 2022 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. They discuss players and teams to watch during March Madness. They also give some fun facts about March Madness that might help you complete the NCAA tournament bracket. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in This Episode: 2022 NCAA Selection Sunday at 6 p.m. (ET) on March 13, watch on CBS. Norfolk State University Spartans Men's Basketball Podcast Items of Interest: Listen and Support...

Duration:00:30:31

Sonja Stills, First Female MEAC Commissioner

3/1/2022
In honor of Women's History Month, hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears have a conversation with Sonja Stills, the first female Commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and HBCU Division I sports. She discusses her short- and long-term goals for the MEAC. She shares her professional milestones. She also talks about what fueled her interest in sports; and how she made her mark in a male-dominated industry. #KeepItSporty About Sonja Stills Sonja O. Stills has been a...

Duration:00:47:32

Lucy Diggs Slowe: First Black Woman to Win National Title in Any Sport

2/23/2022
In honor of Black History Month, host Rekaya Gibson pays homage to Lucy Diggs Slowe, the first African American woman to win a national championship in any sport. In 1917, she secured the women's singles title at the first American Tennis Association championship. She attended Howard University and became one of the founding members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. In 1922, Howard appointed her as the school's first dean of women, the first Black woman to hold the position at any college...

Duration:00:04:57

Super Bowl 56 Predictions: Rams vs Bengals

2/12/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the Super Bowl LVI matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams. They share their predictions for the Big Game. They also mention some Super Bowl fun facts. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in This Episode: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California Super Bowl Halftime Show: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar 50th Anniversary of Title IX Billie Jean King California School for the Deaf-Riverside Cubs High...

Duration:00:30:58

Boston Renegades’ Adrienne Smith Leading the Way for Women

2/10/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears have a conversation with Adrienne Smith, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Gridiron Queendom. She is also the wide receiver for The Boston Renegades, the six-time national champion women's tackle football team. Smith discusses how she became a female professional football player and her mission to create opportunities for others. She talks about her football card game, Blitz Champz. Furthermore, she shares her thoughts about the future of...

Duration:00:29:49

Celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day

2/2/2022
In honor of the 36 Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (February 2, 2022), hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss women athletes and sports figures they admire. Powered by the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF), this celebration inspires girls and women to play and be active, to realize their full power. This year’s event will also serve as the kickoff of WSF’s activations for the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, happening throughout 2022. #KeepItSporty Mentioned in This...

Duration:00:27:23

Prominent Athletes Promoting Social Justice (Past and Present)

1/26/2022
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and what he stood for, host Angela Spears, discusses Prominent Athletes Promoting Social Justice. Angela shares contributions of athletes (past and present) in the name of social justice. She acknowledges that the voice of athletes promoting social justice hasn’t always been popular but is becoming more common. She also highlights whose voices have or are making a difference in the name of activism, human rights, and social justice. #KeepItSporty Podcast...

Duration:00:16:16

Renata Simril, LA84 Foundation: Impacting Children’s Play

1/16/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears have a conversation with special guest Renata Simril, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the LA84 Foundation. Simiril is also the President of the Play Equity Fund. She discusses the impact sports and play have on the mental health in youth. She shares what her organizations have done during the pandemic to bring movement and play to students being home schooled. She gives advice to parents on how to support the mental health of young athletes....

Duration:00:36:06

2022 College Football National Championship Predictions

1/9/2022
Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the College Football Playoff National Championship matchup between Georgia Bulldogs vs Alabama Crimson Tide. They mention players to watch and share their predictions. They also chat about the Alabama-Georgia football rivalry last meeting on December 4, 2021, in the SEC Championship Game. The College Football Playoff National Championship is scheduled for January 10, 2022, at 8 p.m. (EST), ESPN, Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana....

Duration:00:17:07