Episode 25: Eni Aluko and racism & sexism in soccer, ESPN & Barstool Sports, and the World Series

This week, Shireen Ahmed, Brenda Elsey, Lindsay Gibbs, and Jessica Luther discuss Eni Aluko and the disaster that is the Football Association in England, and ESPN choosing to partner with Barstool Sports. Then Jessica interviews Sports Illustrated’s Emma Span about the World Series, bat flips, and #takeaknee in baseball.

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 24: Soccer! The NWSL season in review, World Cup qualifiers, and women’s teams in revolt

This week, Brenda Elsey, Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs, and Jessica Luther discuss football, or “soccer” as those in the US say. They talk the NWSL season and the bruising final, World Cup qualifiers, and all the women footballers around the world fighting for better treatment and better pay. Then Brenda interviews Brazilian football superstars, Sissi and Tafa!

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 23: Cam Newton, sexism & racism, and Mental Health Week with Imani McGee-Stafford

This week, Shireen Ahmed interviews Dr. Amira Rose Davis and Dr. Nicole Neverson about the Cam Newton and Jourdan Rodrigue debacle, and Lindsay Gibbs interviews WNBA player Imani McGee-Stafford about hope and her challenges with mental health issues.

There is a flaming pile that needs burning and incredible women to celebrate in Badass Women of the Week.

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