In Episode 7 of Burn It All Down, Julie DiCaro, Lindsay Gibbs, Jessica Luther, Brenda Elsey, and Shireen Ahmed discuss FIFA's attempt to combat racism and homophobia, whether the Golden State Warriors will visit the White House, and why the NCAA continues to be terrible. Plus, you'll hear The Burn Pile, Badass Woman of the Week, and Listener Mail!
Introduction (1:05) FIFA announces a new procedure to combat racism by cancelling matches if they hear racist chants in the stands. (8:01) The Golden State Warriors and the White House visit: How the erroneous story about their decision to snub the White House visit spread, and a takedown of Sally Jenkins’ terrible article saying they should go to make a statement (17:00) The NCAA is horrible: A look at the Louisville sanctions, LSU’s transfer block, and how the NCAA’s amateurism rules are keeping players from having YouTube channels and music careers (26:55) BURN PILE -- The discrepancy between the bonus pay for men and women’s U.S. National Team coaches at the World Cup (28:39) Michigan State athletic director getting involved in sexual assault investigations (30:34) Yanina Ramirez, a Paralympic athlete in Argentina, losing funding (31:47) Floyd Mayweather (34:20) Ifab considering shortening football games to 60 minutes (35:30) Lance Berkman speaking at Christian night for the St. Louis Cardinals (36:40) Bad Ass Woman of the Week: The owners of the Seattle Storm, who partnered with Planned Parenthood (38:54) BAWOTW Honorable Mentions: Bambi (39:20) Doris Burke, for her expert handling of the NBA championship trophy ceremony (40:00) Diana Moskovitz of Deadspin for her coverage of the Bill Cosby trial (40:50) Brienne Minor (41:30) Crystal Griner, Capitol Hill police officer (43:00) Listener mail
FIFA: http://deadspin.com/fifa-will-allow-referees-to-suspend-matches-due-to-raci-1796111149 and http://remezcla.com/sports/fifa-mexico-puto-chant/
Viral Golden State Warriors story shows media needs to play better defense: https://www.cjr.org/criticism/golden-state-warriors-white-house-trump-journalism.php
If the Warriors want to take a stand, go to the White House and shake President Trump’s hand: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/wizards/if-the-warriors-want-to-take-a-stand-go-to-the-white-house-and-shake-president-trumps-hand/2017/06/14/a1f2c0c6-5131-11e7-be25-3a519335381c_story.html
NCAA: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/columnist/nicole-auerbach/2017/06/15/punishment-rick-pitino-harsher-louisville/400127001/; http://deadspin.com/quit-college-sports-or-quit-youtube-ncaa-threatens-ucf-1796033861; https://www.seccountry.com/lsu/lsu-football-blocks-willie-allen-transfer-tcu; https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/unlv/unlv-basketball/gonzalez-twins-leaving-unlv-to-pursue-music-careers/; https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/an-ole-miss-themed-store-is-suing-ncaa-snitches-because-amateurism-is-dumb
Burn pile: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/cardinals/2017/06/14/lance-berkman-christian-day-plans-cardinals-blasted-lgbt-community/102840578/
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