Guests

Bilqis Abdul-QaadirEpisode 6: Muslim hooper who set the high school scoring record in Massachusetts, beat Obama in a game of HORSE at the White House, and was banned from playing on the professional level because she wears a hijab; @queen_of_sheeba

Reem AbulleilEpisode 5: Egyptian sports journalist based in Dubai. She is the News Editor of the newspaper and has been the resident tennis expert at Sport360° since 2011, following both the ATP and WTA tours throughout the season; @ReemAbulleil

Katie BarnesEpisode 4: pop-culture-obsessed writer/reporter for espnW, covering various sports, LGBTQ policy and inclusion, as well as TV and film. They are also obsessed with the Bachelorette and is the unofficial Ninja Warrior beat writer; @katie_barnes3

Hannah Bevis, Episode 27: writer and journalist who does digital and social for the American Hockey League, is site manager of the Ice Garden (SB Nation’s women’s hockey blog) and writes about the US women’s national team for The Athletic; @Hannah_Bevis1

Kelsey Bone, Episode 22: WNBA Center; @kelseybone3

Essence Carson, Episode 21: guard for the WNBA’s LA Sparks,  musician, poet; @Pr3pE

Layshia ClarendonEpisode 8: point guard for the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, a color analyst for the PAC-12 Network, and an activist; @Layshiac

Dr. Amira Rose DavisEpisode 8Episode 20, Episode 24: history professor at Penn State University whose work focuses on African American gender history, sports, politics, and the history of Black institutions. In 2016, she had a piece in the Radical History Review titled, “No League of Their Own: Baseball, Black Women, and the Politics of Representation”; @mirarose88

Stacey May Fowles, Episode 2 and Episode 28: award-winning novelist, journalist, and essayist. Author of Baseball Life Advice: Loving the Game That Saved Me; @MissStaceyMay

Allison Gallagher, Episode 26: writer and poet. Their chapbook Parenthetical Bodies was released in 2017 by Subbed In; @allisongallaghr

Monica Gonzalez, Episode 10: ESPN soccer analyst and sideline reporter who played soccer for Notre Dame, was drafted 11th by the Boston Breakers in 2002, and went on to be a WUSA All-Star. She joined the Mexican National Team in 1999, played in the 1999 Women´s World Cup, captained the team in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and retired in 2011 with 89 caps and 11 goals; @MonicaGonzo

Dr. Alex HannaEpisode 8: professor of sociology at the University of Toronto whose research focuses on how new and social media has changed social movement mobilization and political participation. She is an activist working on issues of queer and transgender inclusion in sports and higher education, and access to transgender health care. She also skates with Toronto Roller Derby, under the name Kate Silver; @alexhanna

Zoe HaydenEpisode 8: editor and founder of the Victory Press, a publication dedicated to women’s sports and intersectional feminist issues related to sport; @zoeclaire_

Jemele Hill, Episode 18: co-host of ESPN’s SportsCenter at 6pm, aka The Six; @jemelehill

Kaliya Johnson, Episode 28: professional ice hockey player for the NWHL’s Boston Pride; @kleaa42

Dr. Katrina Karkazis, Episode 10: anthropologist and bioethicist who works on gender, sexuality, race, the body, and sex testing, and is author of the upcoming book about testosterone titled T: The Unauthorized Biography; @Karkazis

Andrea Kremer, Episode 15: Emmy-winning journalist, chief correspondent for the NFL Network, correspondent for HBO’s Real Sports, and legend; @Andrea_Kremer

Adrienne Lawrence, Episode 16: legal analyst and anchor at ESPN who provides legal commentary on civil and criminal issues in the sports world; @AdrienneLaw

Tracie Léost, Episode 12: Metis runner and activist, participant in the North American Indigenous Games 2017, and an activist bringing attention to Missing and Murdered Indigenous women in Canada; @tracieleost

Imani McGee-Stafford, Episode 23: center for the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, poet, and mental-health advocate; @imanitrishawn_

Dr. Nicole Neverson, Episode 23: professor of Sociology at Ryerson University whose research focuses on the mediated representation of marginalized groups and and socio-cultural aspects sport

Courtney Nguyen, Episode 11: senior writer for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), host of their podcast WTA Insider, and co-host of the tennis-themed podcast No Challenges Remaining; @FortyDeuceTwits

Ann Odong, Episode 13: editor of The Women’s Game and THE expert on all things women’s soccer/football; @AnnOdong

Jen Mac RamosEpisode 8: freelance sports writer and data journalist, former assistant general manager for the Sonoma Stompers, and co-host of the Hardball Times podcast; @jenmacramos

Sissi (Sisleide do Amor Lima), Episode 24: former Brazilian national football player, winner of the Golden Boot and Silver Ball in the 1999 World Cup

Emma Span, Episode 25: senior editor at Sports Illustrated and author of 90% of the Game is Half Mental: And Other Tales from the Edge of Baseball Fandom; @emmaspan

Tafa (Marcia Taffarel), Episode 24;former Brazilian national football player

Rhiannon Walker, Episode 14: associate editor at The Undefeated, where she writes a lot about a variety topics in sports, race, and culture; @InstantRHIplay

Ava Wallace, Episode 17: reporter at The Washington Post covering college sports, tennis, and sometimes other stuff; @avarwallace

Stephanie Yang, Episode 9: freelance soccer writer who covers the USWNT for Stars and Stripes FC and the Boston Breakers for The Bent Musket, and co-hosts the podcast 2 Drunk Fans; @thrace