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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.

Black Girls Talk Sports Rekaya Gibson - Author, Writer, and Sports Enthusiast

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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.

    2021 NFL Draft Prospects and Predictions

    2021 NFL Draft Prospects and Predictions

    Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the NFL Draft order, NFL Draft prospects, and mock draft picks. They share their thoughts about Louisiana State University (LSU) Pro Day. They also predict how many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) players will be selected in this year’s draft. #KeepItSporty
    Sources:

    Arvoy, J. (2021, April 23). “When is 2021 NFL Draft: Dates, schedule, start time, TV channel, draft order, how to watch.” NBC Sports. https://sports.nbcsports.com/2021/04/20/when-is-nfl-draft-2021-dates-start-time-schedule-tv-channel-order/
    Baumgardner, N. (2021, April 14). “NFL Draft: Standouts from the HBCU pro day.” The Athletic. https://theathletic.com/2519831/2021/04/14/2021-nfl-draft-hbcu-pro-day/
    ESPN Staff. (2021). “Trevor Lawrence.” ESPN.com. https://www.espn.com/college-football/player/_/id/4360310/trevor-lawrence
    ESPN Staff. (2021). “Justin Fields.” ESPN.com. https://www.espn.com/college-football/player/_/id/4362887/justin-fields
    ESPN Staff. (2021). “Zach Wilson. ESPN.com. https://www.espn.com/college-football/player/_/id/4361259/zach-wilson
    ESPN Staff. (2021). “Devonta Smith.” ESPN.com. https://www.espn.com/college-football/player/_/id/4241478/devonta-smith
    Hill, K. (2021, March 19). “NFL Sets Order for 2021 Draft; Jaguars With 10 Picks Overall. Sports Illustrated.” https://www.si.com/nfl/jaguars/draft/nfl-sets-order-for-2021-draft-jaguars-with-10-picks-overall
    Podcast Items of Interest:
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    Join Us the Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Download free Android App in the Google Play Store
    Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine - www.cuisinenoirmag.com

    Equity in Women’s College Basketball

    Equity in Women’s College Basketball

    Host Rekaya Gibson has a conversation with Marisa Moseley, head coach for the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team, about equity in women’s college basketball. She discusses why gender equality is important in sports; what needs to be done to promote gender equity in sports; and her role to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion at her Big Ten school. She also shares her thoughts about equal pay for women in sports; the impact the Fair Pay to Play Act may have on women’s sports; and her view on one-and-done for women athletes.
    About Coach Marisa Moseley
    Marisa Moseley is the head coach for the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team. She spent the past three seasons as the head coach at Boston University (BU), her alma mater, where she guided the women’s basketball program to a 45-29 overall record. Moseley also spent nine years as an assistant coach at the University of Connecticut. She was on staff when the team won five NCAA titles and appeared in the Final Four each season. She is a native of Springfield, Massachusetts, and earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from BU in 2004. Connect with her on Twitter @marisamoseley.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    University of Wisconsin Women’s Basketball - https://uwbadgers.com/sports/womens-basketball
    WNBA League Pass - https://leaguepass.wnba.com/
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Become a Monthly Patron - https://www.patreon.com/BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Buy Us a Coffee - https://ko-fi.com/blackgirlstalksports
    Join Us the Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Download free Android App in the Google Play Store
    Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine - www.cuisinenoirmag.com

    Celebrating Student Athletes for National Student-Athlete Day

    Celebrating Student Athletes for National Student-Athlete Day

    In honor of National Student-Athlete Day, hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears highlight student athletes on April 6. They include Donta’ Williams, University of Arizona; Azzi Fudd, St. John’s College High School; Trevor Lawrence, Clemson University; Jazzleen McRae, Choppin State University; and Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State. They also pay homage to Dawn Staley, University of South Carolina, for advocating for student athletes. #KeepItSporty
    Sources:
    Caron. E. (2019, March 12). Azzi Fudd Is First Sophomore to Ever Win Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Sports Illustrated.
    https://www.si.com/high-school/2019/03/12/azzi-fudd-elena-delle-donne-gatorade-national-girls-basketball-player
    Coppin State University Athletics. (2021). Choppin State University.  https://coppinstatesports.com/sports/womens-bowling/roster/jazzleen-mcrae/2563
    Lev, M. (2020, July 31). Table setter: Arizona’s leadoff man, Donta’ Williams, wants to pave the way for other Black players. Arizona Daily Star.
    https://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/baseball/table-setter-arizona-s-leadoff-man-donta-williams-wants-to-pave-the-way-for-other/article_19e9acb6-19dd-59f5-bf2d-89e39aa187e6.html
    Peek, K. (2021, April 1). UConn commit Azzi Fudd wins Girls High School Player of the Year as Huskies head to Final Four. Yahoo! Sports
    https://www.yahoo.com/now/azzi-fudd-named-2021-morgan-wootten-girls-high-school-player-of-the-year-200628107.html
    Wikipedia Contributors. (2021, March 31). Trevor Lawrence (American football). Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevor_Lawrence_(American_football)
    Wittry, A. (2020, April 6). Celebrate National Student-Athlete Day. NCAA. https://www.ncaa.com/live-updates/celebrate-national-student-athlete-day
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Become a Monthly Patron - https://www.patreon.com/BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Buy Us a Coffee - https://ko-fi.com/blackgirlstalksports
    Join Us the Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Download free Android App in the Google Play Store
    Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine - www.cuisinenoirmag.com
     

    Best NCAA Tournament Games of All Times

    Best NCAA Tournament Games of All Times

    Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss some of their favorite NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament games of all times. #MarchMadness #KeepItSporty
    Sources:
    March Madness. (2020, March 23). Indiana vs. Syracuse: 1987 National Championship | Full Game. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wrh_hTDNtM
    Norlander, M. (2020, April 6). March Madness immortalized: The 101 greatest NCAA Tournament games in modern college basketball history. CBS Sports.
    https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/march-madness-immortalized-the-101-greatest-ncaa-tournament-games-in-modern-college-basketball-history/
    Wikipedia Contributors. (2021, March 21). 1985 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1985_NCAA_Division_I_Men%27s_Basketball_Championship_Game
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Become a Monthly Patron - https://www.patreon.com/BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Buy Us a Coffee - https://ko-fi.com/blackgirlstalksports
    Join Us the Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Download free Android App in the Google Play Store
    Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine - www.cuisinenoirmag.com
     

    March Madness 2021: Sweet 16 Predictions

    March Madness 2021: Sweet 16 Predictions

    Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. They mention upsets in college basketball during March Madness. They highlight Oral Roberts Golden Eagles men's basketball, this year’s bracket buster and Cinderella team. They share their predictions for the Sweet 16 matchups. They also project the winner of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.
    Sources:
    Curtis, J. (2021, March 26). Pac-12 Not Receiving the Credit It Deserves in NCAA Tournament. Sports Illustrated. https://www.si.com/college/cal/basketball/pac-12-ncaa-not-getting-credit
    Johannesen, K. (2021, February 23). NCAA tournament site Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall has been a historic venue for more than hoops. Indiana University. https://news.iu.edu/stories/2021/02/iub/inside/23-ncaa-tournament-assembly-hall-historic-venue-basketball-events.htmlhttps://bit.ly/3fk4tvY
    Podcast Items of Interest:
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    Become a Monthly Patron - https://www.patreon.com/BlackGirlsTalkSports
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    Download BGTS Android App in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine - www.cuisinenoirmag.com
     

    NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Predictions 2021

    NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Predictions 2021

    Host Rekaya Gibson discusses the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament matchups for March Madness. She shares her predictions for the first round, Final Four, and the championship games. She highlights two teams from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) who made the tournament: North Carolina A&T and Jackson State University. #KeepItSporty
     Sources:
    HBCU Game Day. (2021, March 16). A&T women to face ACC foe in NCAA Tourney. HBCUGameDay.com. https://hbcugameday.com/2021/03/16/at-women-to-face-acc-foe-in-ncaa-tourney/
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Buy Us a Coffee - https://ko-fi.com/blackgirlstalksports
    Become a Monthly Patron - https://www.patreon.com/BlackGirlsTalkSports
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    Download BGTS Android App in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsored by Cuisine Noir Magazine - www.cuisinenoirmag.com
     

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