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ESPN is Lost and so are We

Editor’s note: This article was originally posted on our sports website and has been republished here.

ESPN ignited a controversy this past week with it’s handling of a situation involving Jemele Hill, a black woman who co-anchors the SportsCenter desk (The Six for it’s 6 pm slot) for the company along with Michael Smith, a black man. Ordinarily these definers might seem strange but we live in strange times. They are important because racism still exists and is bolstered by our current political climate.

Hill drew the ire of many folks, seemingly including her employer ESPN, with a series of tweets about our current President, Donald J. Trump. Not only do I invite you to read these tweets I beg you to read the entire threads because within these threads lie our collective truth.

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Don’t Bring Me Down Podcast Wrap Up

Back Talk returned with a final look at the 2017 NFL Draft in Philly with special guest David Malandra who also  provided a great look at all things Philly. We also took a look at the Tom Brady concussion story with some thoughts for Rich Eisen and the culture of football. Finally, because we believe in bringing you the stories you want and love we discussed bad sex and how women might just have it easier than men because we have electricity and batteries.

You can listen to today’s podcast here, or if you prefer via ITunes here and you can now find us on podbean as well.

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Rock Me Gently Podcast Wrap Up

Back Talk the pod returned today with special guest Robyn Mundy to discuss the chaos surrounding the Buffalo Bills and their decision to fire GM Doug Whaley and can their entire scouting department. We also take a spin around the AFC East with a wrap of each team’s draft and who ranked the best. Finally, we took a look at the changing landscape of sports media and what it means to be a women in this business.

You can follow Robyn on twitter at @RobynMundyWYO and catch her work at The Bills Wire and buffaloFAMbase.org.

You can listen to today’s podcast here.