Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Aug 24, 2017

Host: Rekaya Gibson

Sponsored by: Cuisine Noir Magazine - a food, wine, and travel magazine for African Americans



  • US. Open Chess Champion, Norfolk, VA
    • Winner: Aleksandr "Alex" Lenderman
    • Chess is a sport.


Track and Field

  • World Athletics Championships 2017: Justin Gatlin (U.S.) upsets Usain Bolt (Jamaican) in his final 100M race; (Source: CBS Sports)
  • World Athletics Championships 2017: Torie Bowie (U.S.) won 100M race in 10.85 seconds, beating Marie-Josee Ta Lou (Ivory Coast) 10.86 seconds (See photo finish here: USA Today)



  • Indiana Fever Erica Wheeler scored 33 points, a career high, against New York Liberty. Indiana lost 81-76.



  • College football starts August 26
  • NFL season starts September 7
  • Vince Wilfork, defensive tackle, announced his retirement (Source: Yahoo Sports)
  • New Orleans Saints tickets - Groupon


Sports Streaming Services

  • CBS will offer streaming service for sports in 2018 (Source: TechCrunch)
  • ESPN's streaming service could be a game changer in 2018 (Source: Los Angeles Times)
  • diana hopes to launch the first over-the-top streaming network devoted to women's sports and sports entertainment in 2018. (Source: Media)


Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast