Episode 28: Racism in sport, getting ready for the Winter Olympics, and the NWHL’s Kaliya Johnson

This week on Burn It All Down, Shireen Ahmed, Brenda Elsey, and Jessica Luther discuss racism in sport, including recent incidents in soccer and baseball, and share stories they’ve enjoyed about athletes preparing for next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Then Shireen interviews professional ice hockey player, Kaliya Johnson.

As always, you’ll hear the Burn Pile and Bad Ass Woman of the Week.

And in a final, special segment, writer and author of Baseball Life Advice, Stacey May Fowles, remembers pitcher Roy Halladay.

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Episode 27: #MeToo and sports media, happy things in sport, and the NWHL

In Episode 27, Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs, and Jessica Luther discuss #MeToo, sexual harassment and assault, and sports media; and things in sports that have made them all happy recently (for instance, check out www.popovichkerr2020.com !!). Then Lindsay interviews Hannah Bevis about the National Women’s Hockey League.

As always, you’ll hear the Burn Pile, Bad Ass Woman of the Week, and What’s Good in our worlds.

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Episode 26: Decline of football?, diversity in NASCAR, and exclusion of trans athletes from sport

In Episode 26, Shireen Ahmed, Brenda Elsey, Lindsay Gibbs, and Jessica Luther welcome their new co-host, Amira Rose Davis, to the Burn It All Down family. The group then discusses whether this is the beginning of the end for football and efforts within NASCAR ranks to increase diversity. Then Shireen interviews Allison Gallagher about the exclusion of trans woman Hannah Mouncey from the Australian Football League’s draft.

As always, you’ll hear the Burn Pile, Bad Ass Woman of the Week, and What’s Good in our worlds.

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