Burn It All Down

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.


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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 16 days 13 hours 22 minutes


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Ep. 256: The Devastating Ripple Effect of Anti-Trans Policies in Sport

In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs and Jessica Luther talk about the most recent attack on trans women in sports through the new restrictions from FINA, the international water sports governing body. But first, they discuss their favorite time of year.....



Interview: Dr. Bonnie Morris, on her new book, What's the Score?: 25 Years of Teaching Women's Sports History

In this episode, Brenda Elsey interviews women's history professor and author Dr. Bonnie Morris about her book What's the Score?: 25 Years of Teaching Women's Sports History. They discuss the impact of Title IX on women's sports, how teaching Title IX history has evolved since the 90s, the ways women have had more access to sports because of Title IX and who is still left behind. They also discuss some of her favorite guest lecturers and teaching memories...



Ep. 255: Thinking Through 50 Years of Title IX

In this episode, Jessica Luther, Brenda Elsey and Lindsay Gibbs breakdown the impacts of Title IX as the historic legislation turns 50. But first, they talk about their summer vacation plans. Then, they talk about how the passing of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 by Congress has impacted women's sports and educational opportunities for the last 50 years...



Interview: Briana Scurry, Legendary USWNT Goalkeeper, on My Greatest Save: The Brave, Barrier-Breaking Journey of a World Champion Goalkeeper

In this episode, Amira Rose Davis interviews the one and only Briana Scurry about her new book, My Greatest Save: The Brave, Barrier-Breaking Journey of a World Champion Goalkeeper. They discuss how Briana's family history influenced this book, the ways being an out athlete has changed since Briana played, and they ways we remember, misremember and block out the past...



Ep. 254: What Does it Mean for Sport When Playoffs Are Boring?

In this episode, Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs and Brenda Elsey talk about what it means when playoffs are boring. But first, they discuss FIFA's outrageous claim that the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be carbon neutral. Then the discuss if boringness, blowouts and sweeps are bad for sport, like the current NBA playoffs, Oklahoma softball, UConn women's basketball and UNC women's soccer. They also discuss how blowouts are coded differently in women's sports and individual sports...



Interview: Iliana Limón Romero, LA Times Sports Editor, on How a Diverse Newsroom Leads to Better Journalism

In this episode, Brenda Elsey talks with LA Times Sports Editor Iliana Limón Romero, the first Latina to head a major newspaper’s sports' section, as well as the chair of the Association for Women in Sports Media and co-chair of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Sports Task Force. They discuss how she got to her position, how having diverse voices in the newsroom changes how and what stories are told and how to best serve the reader in the changing media landscape...



253: The Compelling Chaos of Women's College World Series, the Belmont Stakes and the French Open

In this episode, Brenda Elsey, Amira Rose Davis and Jessica Luther discuss the wonderful chaos of the Women's College World Series, horse racing and the Belmont Stakes and the French Open. But first they share their favorite twitter follows for levity. With so many sports rolling full steam ahead, everyone shares what competitions they have been all in for...



Interview: Beth Paretta, Team Principal of Paretta Autosport, on Women in IndyCar Racing

In this episode, Brenda Elsey talks with Beth Paretta, CEO and Team Principal of Paretta Autosport about forming the first woman-owned, woman-driven, women-forward team in IndyCar series history when the team successfully qualified for and ran in the Indianapolis 500-Mile race in 2021. They discuss the origins of Beth's passion for the sport, the history of women being kept out of racing and her goals for Paretta Autosport this season. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg...



Ep. 252: EQUAL PAY!!!

In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs, Shireen Ahmed and Brenda Elsey discuss the historic equal pay CBA for the USWNT and USMNT. But first, they hold space for the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Then, the team recaps why the new collective bargaining agreement between the US Soccer Federation and the US Women's National Team and US Men's National Team is so historic and how they got to this agreement...



Interview: Dr. Myron Rolle on Oxford, the NFL and Neurosurgery

In this episode, Amira Rose Davis talks with Dr. Myron Rolle about his recent book The 2% Way: How a Philosophy of Small Improvements Took Me to Oxford, the NFL, and Neurosurgery. They discuss his upbringing in a Bahamian-American immigrant family, completing his long-time dream of becoming a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford, his transition from the NFL to becoming a neurosurgeon and how he balances career and family life. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg...


 2022-05-29  41m