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Burn It All Down

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The feminist sports podcast you need. Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs, Brenda Elsey, Amira Rose Davis, and Jessica Luther break down the week in sports and culture.


Episode 9: "Good day, sir"

In Episode 9 of Burn It All Down, Shireen Ahmed, Jessica Luther, and Lindsay Gibbs discuss Colin Kaepernick...again and John McEnroe's comments about Serena. Then, Jessica interviews Stephanie Yang about her piece last week at SB Nation on sexism in coaching in women's soccer ( Plus, you'll hear The Burn Pile and Badass Woman of the Week!

Intro~ Colin Kaepernick is a popular QB and wanted to bring attention to the crisis of racial injustice and police violence against Black communities (1:27) and has donated more than $700,000 to charity (1:38) Former coach Chip Kelly and 49ers GM John Lynch both went on record supporting him and his game (2:18) Why media goes after Kap (3:40) There are so many bad quarterbacks in the NFL but Kap is unsigned (5:45) History of maligning Black athletes in America (6:55) Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf on Kap (8:49) Lie that NFL will do whatever it takes to make money (11:03) Lindsay on her Think Progress piece of anthem protests in schools (13:00) We love Serena Williams zone (14:00) John McEnroe acts like a sexist ass (14:15) Demeaning women in sports with vacuous conversation (17:12) Implication that best player has to be a male (19:00) Jessica’s interview with Stephanie Yang (22:53) Burn Pile- Jessica burns FIFA and corruption in the World Cup bidding process (37:17) Lindsay burns the Larry Nassar case and the problem of systemic sexual abuse of athletes in USA gymnastics (39:48) Shireen burns NFL legends partaking new political propaganda campaign in Israel (43:15) Badass Woman Of The Week (45:30)- Mithali Raj of Team India at the Women’s World Cup in cricket; Honorable Mentions- Alysia Montana (47:22) Whitney Osuigwe (49:30) Shariah Harris (50:11) Christine Sinclair (51:50)

Colin Kaepernick:

On JohnMcEnroe being an ass:

Stephanie Yang’s piece for SB Nation:

Burn Pile:

Corruption in FIFA:

Larry Nasser and sexual abuse in USA gymnastics

Former NFL players as pawns in Israeli politics:

BAWOTW: Mithali Raj

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