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Episode 110: Fun in France! The French Open, World Cup + Canadian Soccer Star Erin Mcleod

All the fun seems to be in France this week as Amira, Lindsay, and Brenda chat about the French Open and the start of the Women's World Cup! Plus Shireen interviews Canadian Soccer Star Erin McLeod!


Hot Take: Women's World Cup Group Previews

On this hot take, we took our Women's World Cup group stage previews from Episode 107 and Episode 108 and merged them together for a one big WWC Group Preview.


Ep 109: Mega Women's World Cup Preview including Julie Foudy and Ayisat Yusuf

On this week’s show, Lindsay, Shireen, Brenda, and Jessica first quickly talk about the French Open [7:06] before our GIANT Women’s World Cup preview what we think will be the biggest storylines, group stage games we are looking forward to, predictions on who will win the golden boot, and which surprise teams will make it to the knockout round. [41:02] Then we have TWO huge interviews. First, Shireen talks with Ayisat Yusuf, a former Nigerian international and Olympian. This decorated Super...


Ep 108: Women's World Cup Hype (pt. 2), Softball, and Pregnant Athletes

On this week’s show, Shireen, Amira, Lindsay, and Jessica talk about the Raptors [7:11] before previewing groups D, E, F of the Women's World Cup in France. [31:22] Then Amira talks to professional softball player AJ Andrews, former college softball standout at LSU and the first woman to receive the Rawlings Gold Glove award. They chat about softball as a revenue sport, the National Pro Fastpitch’s lack of professional options and the importance of role models of color in the game. [46:38]...


Hot Take: NCAA Softball Super Regionals w/ AJ Andrews

In this Hot Take, Amira chats with softball superstar, AJ Andrews, about the NCAA College Softball Postseason, including teams and players to watch and why the SEC keeps on dominating.


Hot Take: Super Extended WNBA 2019 Season Preview w/ Lindsay, Erica, and Ari

Lindsay Gibbs chats with two of her favorites, Ari Chambers of We Are Jayla, and Erica Ayala of The Athletic and the NWHL. They break down each team's 2019 prospects. They forget to talk about the Leilani Mitchell saga, please forgive them. Follow @WeAreJayla on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wearejayla/ Subscribe to The Athletic's new WNBA vertical, which Lindsay and Erica are both contributing to, as beat reporters for the Washington Mystics and New York Liberty, respectively....


Ep 107: Women's World Cup Hype, Interview with Brazilian legend Sissi, and WNBA

On this week’s show, the gang's all here! Amira, Brenda, Jessica, Lindsay, and Shireen preview groups A, B, C of the Women's World Cup in France [6:09], Brenda interviews legendary Brazilian soccer player, Sissi, the Golden Boot winner of the 1999 World Cup to talk about her memories of that tournament and the state of women's soccer in Brazil [34:29]; and we get excited about the WNBA happenings, including hiring a commissioner and Liz Cambage's trade! [51:32] Of course, you’ll hear the...


Hot Take at NYU: Women's World Cup

Brenda and Shireen are joined by the indomitable Stephanie Yang for a Hot Take on the Women's World Cup. Recorded at New York University's Institute of Public Knowledge for the 2019 Women's World Cup Symposium on Thursday, May 16, 2019.


Ep 106: The Champions Leagues, HomoClimbtastic, and Racism in Baseball

On this week’s show, Shireen, Brenda, and Jessica are joined by guest co-host and show favorite, Shakeia Taylor. After the gang talks about Adam Silver stating that he’d like more women refs and coaches in the NBA, [5:45] they turn their attention to the Champions Leagues, both the men’s and women’s. [18:57] Then Amira sits down with Hilary Malatino to talk about the Rock Climbing Organization they co-organize, HomoClimbtastic, which hosts the largest Climbing Convention of LGBTQIA+ climbers...


Hot Take: Mother's Day 2019

Amira and Shireen talk about the significance of Mother's Day, acts of mothering, athletes who are Moms, the complications of this day and how it can be difficult for a lot of people, and a lot more. The co-hosts reflect on their journeys as Mamas. Happy Mother's Day from the BIAD Team.


Ep 105: "Necessary Discrimination" & Caster Semenya, Dr.Katrina Karkazis, and Women's Hockey Boycott

At the top of the show Shireen, Jessica, and Lindsay talk about Halima Adan on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue [2:16], the show features an interview from Episode 52 with Dr. Katrina Karkazis (7:40), they get into the decision to reject the appeal of South African runner Caster Semenya [29:14] and then the crew dives into the complexities about the women's hockey collective that is boycotting women's hockey leagues in North America. [42:77] Then, of course, we have the...


Ep 104: NFL draft recap, enabling abusers in sports, and gender equity in snowboarding

The BIAD crew gets caught up on the NBA and NFL playoffs, [5:10] discusses the NFL draft, [17:30] and talks about the way sports leagues enable abusers such as Tyreek Hill and Justin Gimelstob. [35:17] Then Jessica interviews Anne-Flore Marxer, a Freeride World Tour Champion snowboarder, who has directed a new documentary about Iceland and gender equity titled "A Land Shaped by Women.” [46:35] Then, of course, we have the Burn Pile, [56:34] BAWOTW, [59:42] and What's Good! [1:06:27] To help...


Ep 103: Trolling women in sport twitter, MLB's Renee Tirado, and Minnesota Lynx's Cheryl Reeve

This week, Lindsay, Brenda, Jessica, and Shireen discuss the persistent bullying of women who write on sport in social media(2:16), Amira Rose Davis interviews interviews Major League Baseball’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Renee Tirado, about her work to bring women into baseball’s front office and make the sport more inclusive to Black and Brown fans, players, and communities (20:39), and Lindsay Gibbs chats with Minnesota Lynx's head coach Cheryl Reeve on the challenges the team...


Hot Take: The Women's Hockey Worlds and how to Finnish Our Heartbreak

Shireen speaks with Meredith Foster, Nordic Hockey expert and The Ice Garden writer about the dramatic IIHF Women's Hockey final between USA and Finland. They talk what happened, why it happened and what's next.


Ep 102: Kyle Korver and white allyship, Steubenville rape documentary, and marketing female athletes

This week, Lindsay, Amira, and Shireen discuss the NHL (or maybe NBA?) playoffs (2:10), and dive into Kyle Korver's Players Tribune essay on white privilege and what it means to be an ally (6:53). Jessica Luther interviews interviews Nancy Schwartzman, director of the film Roll, Red, Roll, a documentary about the 2012 sexual assault case in Steubenville, Ohio, that involved multiple members of the high school football team (25:29). Then, the group reconvenes to discuss the WNBA draft, NWSL...


Hot Take: 2019 WNBA Draft

Lindsay is joined by Ari Chambers of High Post Hoops and Natalie Weiner of SB Nation to break down the winners and losers of the 2019 WNBA Draft.


Ep 101: The CWHL vs. the AAF, Liz Knox of the CWHL on the CWHL, and abusive female coaches

On this week’s show, Amira, Shireen, and Jessica start by talking about Kelly Cates literally being left behind by her colleagues Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville. [4:56] Then they turn to the shocking shut down of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, first comparing it to the short-lived and also now-defunct Alliance of American Football [17:30] before Shireen interviews Markham Thunder goalie and CWHL Players Association co-chair Liz Knox about the league folding, the reactions, and what's...


Hot Take: Women's Final Four

Jessica and Lindsay talk about the women's Final Four, the championship game, [10:06] and gender equity in coaching. Lindsay's piece, "Muffet McGraw is done hiring men" https://thinkprogress.org/this-top-womens-college-basketball-coach-is-done-hiring-men-5f3b6d06609b/ Muffet McGraw's viral comments: https://twitter.com/ncaawbb/status/1113842633481310212 Natalie Weiner's piece, "Muffet McGraw’s Notre Dame team is playing for more than a W"...


Ep 100: March Madness. And Doris Burke.

On this week’s show, Lindsay, Brenda, Amira, and Jessica talk Giannis Antetokounmpo and the young artist who stole our hearts. [5:26] Then the gang discusses March Madness, male coaches v. female coaches, Chennedy Carter, and games we’ve enjoyed in the tournament. [24:16] And Jessica interviews Doris Burke, the first woman to be a full-time NBA game analyst for ESPN on the national level, the woman Drake crushes on everyday, and one of the best in-game and post-game reporters in all the...


Ep 99: WWC 2023 Bid Process, Mental Health & the NBA, and Powerlifter Dr. Melissa Forbis

At the top of the show, Brenda, Shireen, and Lindsay talk about ESPN releasing the NCAA WBB bracket early and ruining the party- literally. [2:11] Then the crew talk about the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 bid process and some of the countries vying to host, and what is means for the future of women's football. [7:37] Brenda chats with elite Powerlifter and Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Melissa Forbis about the sport, strength and feminism. [21:12] The women talk about Mental Health awareness...