She Plays

She Plays

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A weekly podcast about women’s professional sports leagues in the US, equality and women’s empowerment. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/she-plays/support


Black Girls Can Bowl 2 - our chat with founder & professional bowler, Gazmine “GG” Mason
Feb 18 • 34 min
This week we are joined by PWBA professional bowler Gazmine “GG” Mason! A few shout-outs from her amazing resume: - a 3x Olympic Gold Medalist - the first African American to win Singles and All-Events Gold for USA - the first African American to compete…
Girl! You’re a boss! w/ Sarah Wolfer
Feb 11 • 26 min
This episode we chat with Girl Boss Sports CEO Sarah Wolfer about life in the northwest, how she is revolutionizing women in coaching and her upcoming tackle football season with the Oregon Ravens of the WNFC! Links for Girl Boss Sports:…
NCAA Players Can Get Paid! The Potential Impact on Female Athletes w/ Dr. Lindsey Darvin
Feb 4 • 35 min
This week we bring you our conversation with Dr. Lindsey Darvin where we talk about the new ‘Name, Image and Likeness legislation’ and the impact it might have on women’s sports in the US. (There is also a snippet at the end where we talk with VEO CEO,…
WISE WORDS: Kobe Bryant, Dear Basketball
Jan 28 • 4 min
We want to take a moment and honor a true sports legend, Kobe Bryant. He changed the sports world as we know it and can only imagine what he would have continued to do, especially on the women’s side. Here is the transcript of Kobe Bryant’s award-winning…
SPECIAL RELEASE - Our Chat with NPF Commissioner Cheri Kempf
Jan 10 • 32 min
SPECIAL RELEASE! We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the National Pro Fastpitch League!! We can’t wait to bring fantasy sports to the league and its fans! Links: Official Press Release NPF Website - Instagram - Twitter - Facebook She Plays…
Hello 2020!
Jan 7 • 37 min
Take a listen as the co-founders share their 2019 highlights and the exciting things to come in 2020! Follow us on: Instagram Twitter Facebook Sign-up for Fantasy Sports here —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Last Episode of 2019 feat. Lindsay Gibbs; SoccerEx w/ US Club Soccer
Dec 25, 2019 • 46 min
Thanks for an incredible 2019!!! Here’s our last episode for the decade ;) featuring an interview with Lindsay Gibbs (Power Plays) and a quick interview with US Club Soccer from the SoccerEx convention! SUBSCRIBE TO POWER PLAYS —- This episode is…
#WiseWords - Diana Nyad
Dec 17, 2019 • 14 min
Diana Nyad gave this speech in 2013 at TEDWomen after she completed her Cuba to Florida journey earlier that year. Take a listen to her experience in her own words - and remember, find a way! Get Diana’s book in time for the holidays! Diana on Twitter:…
Title IX Series: Shira Springer
Dec 10, 2019 • 40 min
Title IX Series - Episode III - Join us in our final Title IX Series episode as we chat with Shira Springer! Shira covers stories at the intersection of sports and society for NPR and WBUR programs. She also writes regular columns on women’s sports for…
Title IX Series: Margo Riddle
Dec 3, 2019 • 28 min
Title IX Series - Episode II - Join us this week as we speak with Margo Riddle and how her personal journey was influenced by Title IX! Margo grew up playing sports in New York as Title IX was being passed and implemented. She got a scholarship to play…
Title IX Series - Pat Schroeder
Nov 26, 2019 • 32 min
Welcome to our podcast series on Title IX! In today’s pod, we chat with Congresswoman Pat Schroeder - the first female U.S. Representative elected in Colorado. Pat was elected to Congress the same year that Title IX passed (she began to serve the…
WISE WORDS: Pat Summitt
Nov 19, 2019 • 5 min
Pat Summitt was an American women’s college basketball coach who accrued 1,098 career wins, the most in college basketball history (man or woman) upon her retirement. She served as the head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team…
Life as a Sports Writer w/ Lyndsey D’Arcangelo
Nov 12, 2019 • 26 min
We were pumped to chat with Lyndsey D’Arcangelo about life as a sports writer and the overall landscape of sports writing. Be sure to follow her on Twitter and subscribe to the Athletic to read all of her amazing writing! LINKS: Lyndsey’s Website Follow…
Revolutionary Runner: Kathrine Switzer
Nov 5, 2019 • 30 min
Join us as we chat with Kathrine Switzer, first woman to ever run as an official marathon registrant in 1967! Such a wonderful conversation with a pioneer of gender equality in sports. Follow Kathrine on Instagram and Twitter Also, be sure to check out…
Update & Muffet McGraw Presser
Oct 29, 2019 • 6 min
Hear what’s coming up in the next few months at She Plays. We also are launching a new feature of our podcast - we will periodically read transcripts of some of the most inspiring speeches/messages regarding women in sports and gender equality in sports.…
When Fall is Your Favorite: Latest Sports News and NWHL Promo!
Oct 1, 2019 • 27 min
Steph and Joy discuss the latest in sports news and the upcoming NWHL season! Links from Episode: QUIZ: Which NWHL team should you root for?! Last Week’s Podcast Episode with Anya Packer —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Quack, Quack, Quack - NWHL Season is Here!
Sep 24, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode, we chat with Anya Packer - retired NWHL player and current Executive Director of NWHL Player’s Association. She’s awesome and gives great insight into the upcoming NWHL season and the world of women’s hockey. Take a listen and follow…
Ladies Bring in the $$$
Sep 17, 2019 • 16 min
Checking in this week on the latest news from your favorite sports leagues! We talk NWHL, NWSL, WNBA and that US Open final! Check us out on Twitter and Instagram @ShePlaysPro We are also on Facebook —- facebook.com/sheplayspro Subscribe to our weekly…
Sports & Local Community w/ Nurah Muhammad
Sep 10, 2019 • 32 min
This week we chat with Nurah Muhammad - speaker, blogger, community ‘actionist’ and host of the Nurah Speaks podcast. On her show, Nurah draws from her years of community involvement to tug on the soul and consciousness of the Black Community.…
Did you know they make scented bowling balls??
Sep 4, 2019 • 40 min
This week we were delighted to chat with Kayla Bandy, a professional bowler of the PWBA and head women’s coach at Maryland Eastern Shore! Check her out on instagram @bandykayla and on Facebook (Kayla Bandy). Also be sure to check out pwba.com for all of…
NWSL SUPPORTER’S SERIES: The Royal Guard of Reign FC
Aug 27, 2019 • 37 min
Jess and June join us from the Royal Guard SG out in Tacoma, WA to discuss their love for all things Reign FC and supporters groups! We loved this convo and think you will too! Be sure to check out the Royal Guard online at https://www.royalguardsg.com…
NWHL with Mike Murphy
Aug 20, 2019 • 25 min
Three articles to check out: https://www.theicegarden.com/2019/7/1/18759962/origins-hayley-wickenheiser-2019-hockey-hall-of-fame-changed-the-game…
Hello from Podcast Movement!
Aug 16, 2019 • 7 min
Thanks for rolling with a week off! Just wanted to pop on and give a little update and chat briefly about the breakdown between the USWNT and US Soccer (insert eye roll). I mean seriously, why is equality so hard?! Be sure to follow us on Insta and…
NPF with David Berri
Aug 6, 2019 • 40 min
We are joined again by economics professor David Berri to discuss the NPF (National Pro Fastpitch) League and what we still want to see change in gender equality in sports. You can find David on Twitter @wagesofwins - we highly recommend the follow! —-…
NWSL SUPPORTER’S SERIES: Cloud 9 of Sky Blue FC
Jul 30, 2019 • 27 min
The next stop on our @NWSL Supporters Series is in Piscataway, NJ with Cloud 9 - the official supporters group of Sky Blue FC! Find the group on: Twitter and Instagram: @cloud9SBFC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cloud9SkyBlueFcSupporters/ and on their…
Adult Pickup Soccer with Heather Rose
Jul 23, 2019 • 52 min
We chat in this episode with Heather Rose about getting back on the soccer pitch as an adult! Heather has become incredibly passionate about adults continuing to play, invest in themselves and their skill, and have fun as a community. Heather and Ashley…
World Cup Recap w/ Lindsay Skalski
Jul 17, 2019 • 48 min
We’re joined one more time by Lindsay Skalski to recap the end of the 2019 World Cup! Thanks to our Incredible Sponsors!!! Lead Sponsor: TotalFootballAnalysis.com - SHEPLAYS25 Participating Sponsors: Techne Futbol - SHEPLAYS Duktig Brand - SHEPLAYSPOD —-…
NWSL Supporters Series: Bayou City Republic of the Houston Dash
Jul 9, 2019 • 27 min
The next stop on our @NWSL Supporters Series is in TEXAS with Bayou City Republic - the official supporters group of the Houston Dash! Find the group on Twitter and Instagram at @BayouCityRep and their website https://bayoucityrepublic.org Lead Sponsor:…
NWSL SUPPORTERS SERIES: Spirit Squadron - Washington Spirit
Jul 1, 2019 • 19 min
The next stop on our @NWSL Supporters Series is in the DMV area (DC, Maryland, Virginia) with the Spirit Squadron - official supporters group of the Washington Spirit! Find the group on Twitter and Instagram at @SpiritSquadron and their website…
Orlando Pride spotlight: Haley, Kristen and Dani
Jun 24, 2019 • 35 min
Haley Kopmeyer, Kristen Edmonds and Dani Weatherholt of the Orlando Pride join us to talk a little bit about their history, the current Pride season and the growth of women’s professional football. Thanks to our Incredible Sponsors!!! Lead Sponsor:…
NWSL SUPPORTERS SERIES: Chicago Local 134 - Chicago Red Stars
Jun 21, 2019 • 37 min
The next stop on our @NWSL Supporters Series is in Chicago with Chicago Local 134 - official supporters group of the Chicago Red Stars! Find the group on Twitter and Instagram at @ChicagoLocal134 and their website http://chicagolocal134.net Lead Sponsor:…
World Cup Recap with Lindsay Skalski
Jun 18, 2019 • 51 min
We talk with Lindsay Skalski about the tournament so far! Stay tuned to our She Plays World Cup coverage on Instagram and Twitter at @ShePlaysPro Thanks to our Incredible Sponsors!!! Lead Sponsor: TotalFootballAnalysis.com - SHEPLAYS25 Participating…
NWSL SUPPORTERS SERIES: The Court - Utah Royals
Jun 15, 2019 • 25 min
We kick off our @NWSL Supporters Series with the Court of the Utah Royals! Find the group on Twitter @CourtofRoyals and their website http://thecourt.bigcartel.com Lead Sponsor: TotalFootballAnalysis.com - SHEPLAYS25 —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Risa Isard
Jun 10, 2019 • 42 min
Follow Risa on Twitter @RisaLovesSports and check out some of her writing pieces below: The story of Bunny Sandler/Title IX’s godmother: https://www.jns.org/opinion/title-ix-and-tikkun-olam/ The story of Birch Bayh/Title IX’s main champion in the Senate:…
The Growth of Women’s Professional Football with Anthony DiCicco
Jun 4, 2019 • 31 min
Anthony DiCicco joins us to talk the 2019 World Cup, NWSL and the growth of women’s professional football. Thanks to our Incredible Sponsors!!! Lead Sponsor: TotalFootballAnalysis.com - SHEPLAYS25 Participating Sponsors: Techne Futbol - SHEPLAYS Duktig…
BONUS: World Cup Send Away Series - Group F
Jun 2, 2019 • 28 min
Part 6 of the Send Away Series - we break down Group F of the 2019 World Cup! Thanks to our lead sponsor - Total Football Analysis! Listen in for a special discount code to use at totalfootballanalysis.com Hope everyone enjoyed the series and be sure to…
Play Ball! Interview with MLB reporter Alyson Footer
May 28, 2019 • 29 min
Alyson Footer from the MLB joins us to talk girls’ baseball! Thanks to our Incredible Sponsors!!! Lead Sponsor: TotalFootballAnalysis.com - SHEPLAYS25 Participating Sponsors: Techne Futbol - SHEPLAYS Duktig Brand - SHEPLAYSPOD Find Alyson at @alysonfooter…
BONUS: World Cup Send Away Series - Group E Breakdown
May 26, 2019 • 26 min
Part 5 of the Send Away Series - we break down Group E of the 2019 World Cup! Thanks to our lead sponsor - Total Football Analysis! Listen in for a special discount code to use at totalfootballanalysis.com Special thanks to co-host (Michelle) Purdy for…
BONUS: World Cup Group D Breakdown
May 23, 2019 • 31 min
Part 4 of the Send Away Series - we break down Group D of the 2019 World Cup! Thanks to our lead sponsor - Total Football Analysis! Listen in for a special discount code to use at totalfootballanalysis.com Special thanks to co-host Mandi for joining us on…
WNBA Season Preview with Will Lewis
May 21, 2019 • 22 min
Will Lewis from Fantasy Sports Insight joins us to talk the upcoming WNBA season and why he loves playing daily fantasy sports with the WNBA! Thanks to our Incredible Sponsors!!! Lead Sponsor: TotalFootballAnalysis.com - SHEPLAYS25 Participating Sponsors:…
BONUS: World Cup Group C Breakdown
May 19, 2019 • 19 min
Part 3 of the Send Away Series - we break down Group C of the 2019 World Cup! Thanks to lead sponsor - Total Football Analysis. Listen in for a special discount code to use at totalfootballanalysis.com Special thanks to co-host Talia for joining us and…
BONUS: Group B Breakdown
May 14, 2019 • 31 min
Part 2 of the Send Away Series - we break down Group B of the 2019 World Cup! Thanks to lead sponsor - Total Football Analysis. Listen in for a special discount code to use at totalfootballanalysis.com Special thanks to co-host Fi for joining us and…
Women in Coaching - Interview with Lisa Lubke of UNC (Colorado)
May 6, 2019 • 43 min
Lisa Lubke is an assistant soccer coach at the University of Northern Colorado. She talks about her experience of playing and coaching soccer around the world, what she is studying for her PhD in regards to inequality in sports/coaching, and where she…
BONUS: Send Away Series - World Cup 2019 Breakdown - Group A
May 5, 2019 • 34 min
In this special, six-part series, we will be breaking down each group of the 2019 World Cup! We kick things off with Group A (France, South Korea, Norway and Nigeria) - we talk about the advantage the host nation has, why Ada Hegerberg isn’t on the…
First Female Wrestler in ASU History - Olympian Kelsey Campbell
May 1, 2019 • 43 min
Check out our latest interview with Olympian Kelsey Campbell! She was the first female wrestler ever at Arizona State University and is working to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games next year. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
The Economics of Gender Inequality
Apr 24, 2019 • 39 min
This episode we chat with Dr. David Berri, a sports economist and economics professor at Southern Utah University, who has extensively researched gender and sports. Check him out on Twitter at @wagesofwins - thanks for coming on the podcast Dave! —- This…
World Cup Preview
Apr 17, 2019 • 46 min
Join us as we preview the 2019 World Cup! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/she-plays/support
Our Sheroes
Apr 10, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode we’ll launch a little deeper into some of the issue that are driving us as we launch She Plays. We’re going to share some of our excitement around women’s sports past and present and discuss some of our favorite athletes! —- This episode…
Fantasy Sports are for girls too!
Apr 4, 2019 • 17 min
Find out why we want to bring fantasy sports to women’s professional sports leagues! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/she-plays/support
Welcome to She Plays!
Mar 24, 2019 • 29 min
Welcome to She Plays: The Podcast! We are so excited to be bringing you the latest news in women’s professional sports in the United States. In our future episodes, we want to update you on what’s going on in the sports world and bring you exciting…