Are you a sports fan seeking more from the male-dominated world of sports? Do you love detail and context? Can you go on and on about everything sports-related? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then we have some podcasts for you! We’ve compiled a list of ten sports podcasts with a woman’s touch. It’ll be just like Sunday brunch, just trade the mimosas and brunch for beers and balls.
Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy
Julie Foudy is no stranger to the spotlight, since her retirement from the U.S.W.N.T., she’s gone on to launch her podcast Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy. Foudy interviews trailblazers in sports about the joy and chaos of life, as well as diving into today’s sports world.
Black Girls Talk Sports
We recognize the lack of diversity among influential figures across platforms so that’s why Black Girls Talk Sports, hosted by Rekaya Gibson, offers a new perspective discussing all things sports. Specifically, amateur and professional football, basketball, and baseball.
The Mina Kimes Show Featuring Lenny
Mina Kimes podcast has been gaining momentum, you may know Kimes from ESPN. She discusses all things football with a humorous twist. Her pals and pup join her to talk about the NFL’s latest stories.
Deep in the Heart of Hockey
You are in puck! This podcast features hosts, Carolyn and Merrin, who discuss “Dallas Stars, Fancy Stats, and general Hockey Shenanigans.” This is sure to be your shtick!
Hear Her Sports
Elizabeth Emery’s podcast takes a look at sports from a different perspective. She interviews female athletes of all levels about training and life as an athlete. Emery goes even further to address the differences between men and women in sport, media coverage, and inequality in sports.
The Cage-Free Chicks
When you think of women’s sports you might not think of combat sports, that’s where you’re wrong. The Cage-Free Chicks brings to light the “world of combat sports through the female lens and discusses how martial arts have helped shape some of the toughest women in the world.” It features fighters, journalists, photographers, and more, covering the variety of women who participate in this sport.
GirlChatSports is exactly that, girls chatting about sports, keep in mind you do not have to be a girl to tune in. It’s a great way to learn about the world of sports in a welcoming and judgment-free environment.
Where sports and women meet. Alysia Montano, Molly Huddle, and Roisin McGettigan are three Olympians who come together to talk about “inspiring figures, important topics and interesting stories in women’s sports.” Their goal is to raise awareness of track and field in the media.
England World Cup winner Nolli Waterman, and rugby broadcaster Laura-Jane Jones provide a female take on rugby, not just women’s rugby. They discuss both women’s and men’s games and their experiences in the sport.
You won’t be bored on the sidelines with Sideline Sass who discuss current sports stories and incorporate some pop culture debates from two female sports industry professionals. You’ll want to grab yourself some popcorn and piping hot tea!