10 episodes

Award-winning sports journalist Nancy Armour interviews icons, Olympians, and trailblazers in this eight-part series exploring how women have revolutionized sports as we know it, and the ripple effects they have on society as a whole. USA TODAY Sports is joined by Laurie Hernandez, Muffet McGraw, Nneka Ogwumike, Doris Burke and more. These women are journalists, coaches, and athletes from a variety of sports, including football, gymnastics, soccer, and BMX freestyle. Each have had very different lives and careers, but every single one of them offers fresh and interesting insight into how women have fought to shape the world of sports, and what they think still needs to be done. From the pressbox to the podium, this is how women are Changing the Game.

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    • 4.5, 88 Ratings

Award-winning sports journalist Nancy Armour interviews icons, Olympians, and trailblazers in this eight-part series exploring how women have revolutionized sports as we know it, and the ripple effects they have on society as a whole. USA TODAY Sports is joined by Laurie Hernandez, Muffet McGraw, Nneka Ogwumike, Doris Burke and more. These women are journalists, coaches, and athletes from a variety of sports, including football, gymnastics, soccer, and BMX freestyle. Each have had very different lives and careers, but every single one of them offers fresh and interesting insight into how women have fought to shape the world of sports, and what they think still needs to be done. From the pressbox to the podium, this is how women are Changing the Game.

    Simone Manuel Wants to Have a Conversation

    Simone Manuel Wants to Have a Conversation

    As a Black woman in an overwhelmingly white sport, Simone Manuel knows her experiences and opinions on racism and inclusion carry weight. But she’s tired of talking. Addressing systemic racism is a societal problem and, if it’s going to be fixed, everyone needs to be part of the conversation.

    • 45 min
    Tierna Davidson Upholds the Tradition

    Tierna Davidson Upholds the Tradition

    When Tierna Davidson earned a spot on last summer’s World Cup squad, she knew what was expected. Dominance on the field, of course, as the defender was the youngest member of the team that won a fourth World Cup title. But strength off of it, too, as Davidson has joined her teammates in using her platform to advocate for women, the LGBTQ community and people of color.

    • 41 min
    Jen Welter Doesn’t Want to be Last

    Jen Welter Doesn’t Want to be Last

    Jen Welter was the first woman to coach in the NFL, hired five years ago as a training camp assistant with the Arizona Cardinals. But momentous as her hiring was, it’s the women who’ve come after her that make Welter so proud. Being first is great. Not being the last is even better.

    • 30 min
    Cheyenne Woods Finds Her Way

    Cheyenne Woods Finds Her Way

    Cheyenne Woods doesn’t want anyone else to define her. As a professional golfer and with her last name, she knows the questions are unavoidable. But she’s found a way to establish her own identity, to make a mark in her own way.

    • 36 min
    Chelsea Wolfe Wants In on the (Olympic) Games

    Chelsea Wolfe Wants In on the (Olympic) Games

    Chelsea Wolfe just wants equal treatment. As a female BMX freestyle rider, she and her fellow competitors have been excluded from their sport’s biggest events. As a trans athlete, society has tried to exclude her very existence. When BMX freestyle makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo, Chelsea wants to be there. For herself, for her sport and for the trans community.

    • 25 min
    Doris Burke Is Shaping The Next Generation Of Sports Fans

    Doris Burke Is Shaping The Next Generation Of Sports Fans

    To this day, Doris Burke misses being a coach. She misses the chance to work with young women, and help build their confidence through sports. And yet, as a lead analyst for ESPN, a broadcaster whose voice – and talent – is recognized by players, coaches and those watching the games, Doris is still helping to shape young women. And men. In Episode 4 of Changing the Game, Doris Burke explains how the little things add up to make a big impact.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

nikon6 ,

Love this show!! Super inspiring

I think you’ll find these shows as inspiring as I do!

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So inspiring! Loved all of them

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Honoring women?

This is a podcast that honors women in sports which is a great concept. However, when your sponsor is a company that is in essence a MLM that demoralizes women and bankrupts many, shame, shame, shame. Also, I’d never use a mascara that takes
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