Black Girls Talk Sports

Black Girls Talk Sports

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.... Show More

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June 28, 2020 5 min

Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast features Professional Boxer Emile Griffith in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month and Pride Month. He won five world boxing championships in the 1960s. His best-known match was against Benny Paret who died because of their fight. The bi-sexual, Caribbean American athlete retired in 1977 with 85 wins (23 knockouts), 24 losses, and 2 draws. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of F...

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Host Rekaya Gibson highlights black athletes who are entrepreneurs with their own brands or products. The roundup includes items such as books, clothing, and teas. #KeepItSporty

List of Black Athletes with Businesses

Laila Ali

https://lailaali.com/

Eddie Jackson

Book: “Game-Day Eats: 100 Recipes for Homegating Like a Pro”

https://www.fitchefeddie.com/

Serena Williams

https://www.serenawilliams.com/

Johnnie B. “Dusty” Baker, Jr.

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June 15, 2020 36 min

Host Rekaya Gibson and Angela Sports give sports updates on the NBA, WNBA, and many more. They highlight the MLB Draft. They also share their thoughts about NASCAR banning the confederate flag. #KeepItSporty

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Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the sports world’s response to systematic racism and the death of George Floyd. They highlight statements from sports league organizations including the NFL. They also share their thoughts about racial injustice and how to address it. #KeepItSporty

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June 5, 2020 57 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about The Last Dance, an ESPN documentary series about the rise of the 1990s Chicago Bulls, starring Michael Jordan. They discuss some of their favorite moments. They mention how players and management were portrayed in the film. They also answer the questions: “Is Michael Jordan the Greatest Player of All Times (G.O.A.T.),” and “Do you think the Bulls would’ve won their se...

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June 2, 2020 33 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Sports chat with special guest Kuldeepak Kumar Sharma, Senior Business and Data Analyst at the United States Tennis Association (USTA), about sports data analytics. He discusses his role at USTA and the importance of business and sports data. He also shares some interesting facts about tennis.

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May 17, 2020 26 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears highlight black men tennis players throughout the world. Most still play professionally. Listen and let us know who else to add to the list. #KeepItSporty

Sources:

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

Encyclopedia.com

Peoplepill.com

Sportskeeda

Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

 

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Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss games and activities to help you fill your sports lull. They recommend things such as video games, board games and puzzles you can purchase. They also mention in/outdoor sports you can play by yourself or with your family. #KeepItSporty  

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May 3, 2020 38 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about the National Football League (NFL) Draft picks, rounds two thru seven. They discuss how some teams and players faired. In other NFL news, they highlight the Trent Williams trade to the San Francisco 49ers. Also, they mention the four international players who were added to the NFC East roster as part of the International Player Pathway Program.

 

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April 25, 2020 44 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about the National Football League (NFL) Draft first round picks. Gibson discusses the media conference call with ESPN’s Mel Kiper she attended prior to the event. In other news, they discuss Rob Gronkowski being traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. You do not want to miss this one.

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Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their recommendations for sports documentaries and movies to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. Some cover football, basketball, tennis, figure skating and curling. Also, #KeepItSporty Stickers are available here: Rekaya.redbubble.com

 

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April 13, 2020 15 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share 10 sports trivia questions and answers. Test your knowledge and play along. #KeepItSporty

 

Sources:

Contemporary Authors. (2020, March 3). "St. James, Lyn 1947- ." Encyclopedia.com. https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/st-james-lyn-1947

Davis, N. (2019, September 2). “USA Today. NFL's 100 greatest teams of all time: Which squad is best in league history?” h...

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April 5, 2020 22 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss great female Olympic athletes. They include women such as Track and Field Athlete Florence Joyner “Flo Jo,” Gymnast Simone Biles, and Alpine Ski Racer Lindsay Vonn. #KeepItSporty

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Sources:

Biles, S. (2020). Simone Biles ...

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March 29, 2020 22 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss great female athletes in honor of Women’s History Month. They include women such as Professional Baseball Player Toni Stone, Figure Skater Debi Thomas, and Professional Tennis Players Margaret Peters and Matilda Roumania Peters. #KeepItSporty

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March 22, 2020 21 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share an update on the NFL Free Agency and surprise trades. They share their thoughts about New England Patriot Tom Brady becoming a Tampa Bay Buccaneer. They discuss what will happen to Carolina Panther Cam Newton. They explain what it means for Dallas Dak Prescott to get the franchise tag. #KeepItSporty

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March 15, 2020 13 min

Host Rekaya Gibson gives an update on the NCAA cancellation of the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to the coronavirus. She shares the college basketball rankings for the top 10 teams. She announces some of the 2020 College Basketball Conference Tournament winners. She lists other sports (NBA, NHL, MLB, etc.) that have been suspended or canceled due to the pandemic.

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March 8, 2020 13 min

Host Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share an update on the Xtreme Football League (XFL). They discuss XFL rules and standings. They also mention teams and players to watch for the 2020 season.

Source:
XFL Rules, www.xfl.com/rules

 

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March 1, 2020 28 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears give their update on the National Basketball League (NBA). They discuss the current NBA standings for the league and both conferences as of February 27, 2020. They give an overview about some of the top teams and players to watch this season. They also share their thoughts about the NBA All-Star 2020 game. #KeepItSporty

Sources:

ESPN. NBA 2019-2020 Standings. Retrieved February 27, 2020.

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Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss Heisman Trophy winners who also won college football national championships in the same season. They include some greats like LSU Joe Burrow, Auburn Cam Newton, and Pittsburgh Tony Dorsett. The hosts share their opinions about them and what made them awesome players. #KeepItSporty

Source: Christ Huston. January 13, 2020. “Heisman and National Champion?” Retrieved 2/6/2020. Web.

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February 12, 2020 18 min

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears pay tribute to NBA Legend Kobe Bryant. They discuss watching his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers and what they admired most about him. They also shared things they didn’t know about Bryant prior to his death.

On January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant, age 41, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

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