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Melissa is joined by Julie DiCaro to discuss her new book, 'Sidelined: Sports Culture, and Bring a Woman in America.' Julie talks about her experiences being deeply harassed on social media, why women don't get believed in sexual assault cases against athletes, how men can be better allies and much more. Melissa opens the show by imagining a utopia…
 
Melissa is thrilled to be joined this week by Maia Chaka, who was just named the NFL's first Black female official. Maia opens with her quite enthusiastic reaction to getting the news of her promotion. Then she shares the perseverance and grind it took to achieve her officiating dreams and offers advice for those who want to following her footsteps…
 
Melissa opens up by talking about this week's important virtual events, an inspiring Women in the NFL happy hour and the 5th Annual Women's Careers in Football forum which has sparked a litany of NFL careers.Then Melissa is joined by one of the women who benefited from the forum, Bucs assistant defensive line coach Lo Locust. (13:10 mark) Lo relive…
 
Melissa is joined by Dr. Louis Moore, a sports and race history professor at Grand Valley State University for a powerful lesson on the NFL's history of integration, segregation, and reintegration. Dr. Moore explains how the NFL we see today was built on Black activism from players and journalists, how Black athletes were horribly impacted by Jim C…
 
Melissa is joined by The Athletic's Senior NFL Writer Lindsay Jones (from Tampa!!) to discuss all aspects of Super Bowl.Lindsay explains why she's picking the Chiefs while noting the Bucs' best chance to victory. Also discussed: - The Chiefs' near-COVID scare - Antonio Brown icky redemption tour - The female coaches and official that are partaking …
 
Melissa is joined by The Athletic's Lyndsey D'Arcangelo, a lifelong Bills fan, to the discuss the Bills' rise, what's like to be part of Bills Mafia, and Buffalo's chances in the AFC Championship.Plus, Melissa shares her AFC and NFC Championship picks and shares her elation about the Inauguration.Please leave The Football Girl Podcast a great ratin…
 
This week Melissa is thrilled to be joined by a legend! CBS's Suzanne Smith reflects on an inspiring career in which she is the only woman directing NFL broadcasts. Suzanne talks about how the landscape has changed for women since she started in 1983, the importance of launching We Need To Talk, and why we don't have a permanent female voice in a T…
 
Melissa is again joined by her husband Dave who is less than ecstatic over the Bears' very lucky path to the playoffs. The two talk about the many ways the Bears will likely lose to the Saints, plus take a quick peak at all the other matchups.But first they try and make sense of Doug Pederson and one of the most blatant tank jobs in recent years. P…
 
Melissa is joined by her husband Dave, a Bears fan, who has come out of hibernation to help recap all the Week 16. As is Football Date Night tradition, Melissa and Dave focus on the Bears and their tradition of being tormented by the Packers in big games. They also try and make sense of the playoff picture and which of the 10-5 AFC teams could make…
 
Melissa is joined this week by UK-based Phoebe Schecter, former Buffalo Bills coach, to chat about her rapid rise in football. In this episode, Phoebe discusses: - Her entryway into football through a Facebook ad - How she became a linebacker! - Why she was such a natural as a coach - How sharing her dream to coach in the NFL out loud sparked her B…
 
Melissa is joined by NFLN's Aditi Kinkhabwala to chat about the compelling AFC North. - Will the Steelers rebound from their first loss? - How far can Baker Mayfield take the Browns?Aditi also poignantly discusses the hollowness of this NFL, plus her experiences trying to work while parenting two young kids during the pandemic. Please subscribe to …
 
Happy Thanksgiving Week! Melissa Jacobs is thrilled to welcome in Kate and Michelle Magdziuk of BallBlast Football to dissect the rest of the fantasy football season and discuss the BallBlast rise.The conversation starts with the origins of BallBlast, how the couple (yes couple, not sisters) grew their brand - with plenty of advice for those who wa…
 
This week Melissa welcomes in The Ringer's Claire McNear, author of the new book, Answers In The Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider's Guide to Jeopardy!Claire explains all the training and intricacies that truly make Jeopardy! the sportiest of sports. Plus, what Alex Trebek was really like, how the show might replace him, Claire’s …
 
Melissa gushes about the NFL young quarterbacks, then welcomes Brooke Pryor of ESPN to dissect the 8-0 Steelers. Among the many topics:How much of 8-0 is a credit to Mike Tomlin?Will the Steelers ever have a respectable running game?The emergence of Stephon TuittIs 16-0 a possibility? Please leave The Football Girl Podcast a good rating and review!…
 
Melissa opens by discussing the sad case of Jags RB Ryquell Armstead who has suffered complications from COVID-19 and will miss the season. He's just 23. Then Melissa welcomes her pal Tracy Sandler, CEO of Fangirl Sports Network to discuss a 49ers squad on the rise and how the defense stacks up against Russell Wilson. Plus a deep look at Fangirl Sp…
 
Melissa is joined by ESPN's Kimberley Martin to shine on a light on the NFL's continue refusal to diversify at the top. Kim explains the double-standards and shorter leashes Black candidates have to endure. How much implicit bias is really at play here?Kim, who used to cover the New York Jets, also shares her sympathies with that sullen fanbase and…
 
In this special episode, Melissa is joined by her husband Dave on their actual anniversary. Now that Chicago is 4-1, Bears fan Dave is out of football hibernation but he's not exactly feeling like a Super Bowl is within reach.Melissa and Dave also discuss the season premiere of The Bachelorette, the disastrous 49ers, the greatness of Russell Wilson…
 
Melissa is joined by The Athletic's Lindsay Jones to examine the Titans' COVID-19 outbreak, plus the Pats' situation. Is it time for the NFL to hit the pause button on the season? Plus Lindsay shares her reactions to Bill O'Brien's firing and the benching of Dwayne Haskins. Follow Lindsay Jones on Twitter: twitter.com/bylindsayhjonesFollow Melissa …
 
Melissa opens with football thoughts including Russell Wilson's deep throws, why disillusioned fans should adopt the Bills & the NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak.Then Melissa welcomes Jocelyn Benson, Michigan's Secretary of State for a wide-ranging convo (12:05) that includes: - The powerful role of the Lions in voter education - How Ford Field will b…
 
Melissa opens this episode by mourning Nick Bosa and the countless number of 49ers players who are now injured.Then to celebrate the other end of the NFC West spectrum, Katherine Fitzgerald of the Arizona Republic joins to delve into the 2-0 Cardinals (10:45). Among Cardinals topics that were discussed: - The gelling of Kyler Murray and Kliff Kings…
 
Melissa shares her thoughts on the surprises of the new season (Gardner Minshew??!!)and diagnoses the 49ers' myriad issues (5:04).Then Melissa is joined by DAVE ZIRIN of The Nation for a robust convo on all the NFL player displays of activism and call for change in Week 1 and what to expect moving forward. (11:10)Follow Dave Zirin on Twitter: https…
 
This week Melissa opens the show with the five NFL storylines she finds most intriguing headed into the 2020 season.Then Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic joins (12:33) to break down the Los Angeles Rams' chances in a stacked division and also details what it's like covering an NFL team during Covid-19.Jourdan explains: How the Rams' RBBC is benefic…
 
WE ARE BACK! After a summer hiatus, Melissa returns with TFG Pod favorite Stephania Bell of ESPN. Stephania takes us inside the return of Alex Smith from a life-threatening injury she has closely documented over the past year. She also discusses the NFL's Covid protocols and whether there should be a season.Please subscribe to The Football Girl Pod…
 
Melissa opens the show with some trepidation about the NFL season starting on time and the weirdness of on field NFL news these days. But she is fascinated by Cam Newton's landing spot and offers a couple of guesses. Then Melissa is joined by NFL executive Alexia Gallagher who runs the NFL's philanthropic arm as VP of Philanthropy and Executive Dir…
 
This week Melissa is joined by Stacey Dales of NFL Network to wrap up the NFL Draft and discuss her fascinating career arc. Among topics discussed: - Will the NFL regular season start on time? - A defense of Green Bay's Jordan Love pick - Stacey's rise as a basketball star - Playing in the WNBA and how respect for the league has grown - What goes i…
 
On NFL Draft eve, Melissa shares a recording of a first round mock draft with a refreshing twist - all the selections were made by an array of talented women who cover the NFL! This mock draft was held on Tuesday 4/21 and livestreamed via Facebook. (Note: There was a technical glitch and the recording stopped at pick 22 but Melissa fills in all the…
 
Agent Nicole Lynn of Young Money joins Melissa Jacobs to detail the strange NFL draft process for her clients.Please take a moment to leave a rating for The Football Girl Podcast 🙏: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-football-girl-podcast/id1319547241על ידי The Football Girl
 
NFL Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion Sam Rapoport takes us inside the 4th Annual Women's Careers in Football Summit where 40 invitees got to inference with NFL head coaches, GMs and the women who have broken barriers.Also, Melissa shares her thoughts on the CBA negations and the perils on a 17-game season.Please support The Football Girl …
 
Melissa officially gives her Super Bowl prediction and then is joined by her favorite football player of all time, future Hall of Famer Frank Gore!!! Frank talks about his future, mentoring young RBs, and those dark years in San Francisco. (8:07) Bonus: 10-yr old Myon Gore joins with a message for his dad. (16:48)And then the amazing, brilliant Lau…
 
Melissa kicks off Super Bowl week with a (slightly homerish) examination of Super Bowl LIV with KNBR reporter Bonnie-Jill Laflin. (6:42) Melissa and Bonnie-Jill reminisce about the Harbaugh era but explain why the Shanahan era will have more staying power. Plus, is Jimmy Garoppolo the most underappreciated player in this game.…
 
Melissa shares her thoughts on the NFL's flawed Rooney Rule (3:25) and the coaching hire cycle. (7:45) Then 49ers Chief Administrative Officer Hannah Gordon joins Melissa IN PERSON to talk about her incredible rise as a team executive and all the programs she oversees, how to market the NFL to women and the brewing excitement ahead of the 49ers' di…
 
On a holiday edition of the TFG Pod, Melissa is joined by her husband Dave to discuss all the visions of NFL playoffs dancing in their heads! Why SF should be extra nervous about Seattle in Week 17, who will end the Patriots' run and who will coach the Cowboys in 2020. Plus Dave shares a poignant observation about Love Actually. Thanks to Poster Bu…
 
Melissa is joined by The Violator (aka Wayne Mabry), a 28-year Raiders season ticket holder and integral part of the Black Hole to discuss the future of the Raiders' famed fan base as the team relocates to Vegas. He also takes us inside the final game at the Oakland Coliseum and explains why this crew has stuck together for decades. Thank you to Po…
 
Melissa is joined by Aditi Kinkhabwala to talk about the revelation that is Devlin Hodges and the 8-5 Pittsburgh Steelers, and discuss Mike Tomlin as the possible NFL Coach of the Year(9:43). Aditi also details going into labor in Cleveland while covering Week 1's Titans-Browns game and what it's like being newly back at work. Please consider a goo…
 
This week Melissa is joined by Hall of Fame NFL writer Charean Williams (Pro Football Talk)to discuss the Dallas Cowboys and the futures of Jason Garrett and Dak Prescott. Charean also reflects on her 26-year career covering the NFL which began as a dream as a 2nd grader and cultivated in her Hall of Fame induction in 2018.Also, Melissa shares her …
 
ESPN Injury Analyst and resident 49ers fan Stephania Bell joins Melissa to celebrate San Francisco's nine wins, but also ponderhow many more are to come with the Packers, Saints and Ravens on the schedule. (37:50)Stephania also explains why no NFL players are technically healthy (16:11), why it's dangerous to play doctor on Twitter (33:44) and shar…
 
This week Melissa is joined by Dave Zirin (The Nation, Edge of Sports Podcast) to try and make sense of the NFL-sanctioned tryout for Colin Kaepernick. (17:01) Why now and with so many parameters? Melissa and Dave contemplate Jay Z'S role and how this situation may be handled differently if Adam Silver was commissioner of the NFL instead of NBA.Als…
 
Melissa is joined by Yahoo Senior NFL Writer Kimberley Martin to dissect the atrocious reality that has befallen too many NFL organizations. In other words, which NFL organization is most embarrassing? Martin, who covered both the Jets and the team from Washington, breaks down the bottom feeding organizations in great details.Plus Kim and Melissa s…
 
In this quick-ish primer, Melissa Jacobs serves as your NFL concierge through the twisty schedule that makes up Week 9. From Pats-Ravens to Washington-Bills, Melissa lets you know which games are worth watching on a scale on 1-10 Romos. She also makes picks for each game which are absolutely positively correct! Please join the convo and share your …
 
Melissa is joined by 670 Chicago host and noted activist Julie DiCaro to discuss the Brandon Taubman incident in Houston and examine the misogyny that permeates front office culture. DiCaro also discusses why the Chicago Bears have gone south this season. Melissa runs through the Watchability Index for Week 8 (spoiler: enjoy your Monday night) and …
 
Melissa is joined by ESPN Vikings Reporter Courtney Cronin who takes us inside a team that while 4-2 team isn't sold on Kirk Cousins. Courtney explains that calm for now marriage between Cousins and his WRs (Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs), changing that might be brewing on defense and how the excellent NFC North should be a higher profile national …
 
In this inaugural bonus segment, Melissa rates the watchability of each Week 6 game on a scale of Romos. We hate to play spoiler but Washington-Miami is not recommended viewing.Melissa also makes picks for each game, which are guaranteed winners. Please support The Football Girl Podcast by leaving us a good rating/review on Apple Podcasts: https://…
 
In this episode, Melissa is joined by Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area to dissect the 3-0 49ers and look ahead to the rest of the season. A team insider, Chan surveys the injury situation, explains the greatness of the defensive line, plus Richard Sherman's resurgence and whether the 49ers would consider a trade for Jalen Ramsey and/or Tren…
 
This week, Melissa is joined by Jane McManus, Marist’s Director of Sports Communication and columnist for the New York Daily News to take a bird’s eye view to the Antonio Brown saga. From the league’s role in mental health to accountability of Bill Belichick to the effectiveness of the DV policy, this robust conversation touches on several importan…
 
Daniel Jones. Mason Rudolph. Luke Falk. What is happening. Melissa is joined by Jenny Vrentas of The MMQB to try and make sense of it all. (8:30)Jenny and Melissa hop around all the QBi news including if now was the right time for Eli Manning's benching, whether Cam Newton's Panthers' career is winding down, Mason Rudolph's big opportunity, and the…
 
Melissa is joined by NFL Network’s Jane Slater who covers the Cowboys and takes us deep into the locker room and culture of a team set up for a deep playoff run. (3:30 mark) Turns out Jerry Jones is not quite as Logan Roy as he used to be! Then the convo turns to Jane’s career and how she overcame many obstacles and doubters to rise to her current …
 
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