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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 36 - Team ...
Team USA field hockey player Laura Hurff is finally being her true self and aiming for the Olympics
32 min
502
The Sports Kiki Ep. 26: Will coronavirus be tur...
On this week's show, Alex speaks with acclaimed attorney and college athletes' rights advocate Richard G. Johnson about Pac-12 and Big 10 players demanding rights, and whether these movements will gain any real traction.
42 min
503
3 Strikes, You're Out #38: Where's Yoenis? with...
Where's Yoenis?
55 min
504
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 45: The Scott Steiner Shon...
Brian Bell and Hollis Adler look back at MV Young's Outdoor Poly Cult Party and memories of their visit to Scott Steiner's recently closed Shoney's
71 min
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Trans Sporter Rm42: Rugby's Alice Soper
NZ's Alice Soper Talks Rugby, Trans Ban, Coming Out Lesbian, Politics & Fantasy Favorites
49 min
506
LPFPod - Episode 057 - Chloe Morgan
Female football player from England talks about growing up with football, sexuality and race
30 min
507
The Sports Kiki Ep. 25: Fake outrage about NBA ...
On this week's show, Alex speaks with gay sportswriter Tony Paul of the Detroit News. Alex and Tony defend sportswriters who are critical of sports returning during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, and lambast the performative outrage about NBA players kneeling during the national anthem.
40 min
508
3 Strikes, You're Out #37: Pandemic Baseball We...
Pandemic Baseball Week 1
42 min
509
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 44: Cassius
"The Neon Explosion" Cassius joins the show to chat about how wrestling helped him find comfort in his identity, the growing diversity of British wrestling and how the WWE Divas taught him how to strut his stuff.
80 min
510
Trans Sporter Rm 41: MLB, Rugby, Idaho, Trans M...
Whalers fan, Sci-Fi author and political journalist Susan Bigelow of CTNewsJunkie.com
56 min
511
LPFPod - Episode 056 - Matt Barker
Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in high school, becoming addicted to alcohol first and then pain pills and coming out in his 30's
50 min
512
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 35 - Canad...
Canadian Olympic swimmer Martha McCabe
30 min
513
"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 24: Is Kelly Loeffler cur...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex examines the bizarre phenomenon of Kelly Loeffler attacking her own league, the WNBA, for cheap political gain. Alex speaks with WNBA journalists Tamryn Spruill and Lauren Rosenberg about Loeffler, and the league's social justice work as a whole.
43 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #36: 2020 Season Preview ...
2020 Season Preview
48 min
515
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 43: Dominion, Slammiversar...
A guestless Brian Bell gives his thoughts on a slew of recent events: NJPW Dominion, Impact Slammiversary & WWE Extreme Rules
52 min
516
Trans Sporter Room 40: Curt Miller
Out CT Sun Coach Curt Miller, the WNBA, World Rugby Trans Ban
33 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 34 - Forme...
Team USA gymnast Paul Ruggeri on becoming a nurse and being gay
35 min
518
"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 23: Why do British tabloi...
On this week's show, Alex chats with Sky Sports editor and writer Jon Holmes about the tawdry tabloid British tabloid culture, which keeps promoting dark essays from alleged closeted Premier League players who are afraid to come out,
29 min
519
3 Strikes, You're Out #35: LGBTQ Realness on ML...
LGBTQ Realness on MLB Network
82 min
520
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 42: Sonny Kiss vs. Cody
Brian Bell and his partner KC discuss Sonny Kiss' TNT title match against Cody and the impact of Kiss being thrust into that spot.
35 min
521
Trans Sporter Rm 39.1: Gabrielle Spierer and LG...
Gabrielle Spierer and Overcoming LGBTQ Domestic Violence
49 min
522
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 41: Sonny Kiss
AEW's Sonny Kiss joins the show to talk the importance of LGBTQ representation and opportunity ahead of her TNT championship match at AEW's Fight for the Fallen!
27 min
523
"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 22: Don't shame the Fire ...
Alex is back from his 4th of July hiatus, and enraged about the state of the country. On this week's show, he chats with queer journalist Mathew Rodriguez about the phenomenon of coronavirus social shaming, and how it perpetuates stereotypes against the LGBTQ community.
35 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #34: Lovin' That Dirty Wa...
Lovin' That Dirty Water
42 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 40: Ringlights & Bodega Fi...
Brian Bell showed his partner some fun wrestling matches. They talk about some fun wrestling matches. Brian says "fun" far too much.
42 min
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Trans Sporter Room 38: Valentina Petrillo of Italy
Italian Paralympian Valentina Petrillo
26 min
527
3 Strikes, You're Out #33: 25 Minutes About 17 ...
25 Minutes About 17 Ballparks
24 min
528
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 39: O'Shay Edwards
"Big Bad Kaiju" O'Shay Edwards stops by to discuss coming out as bisexual, Ahmed Johnson and why Ring of Honor is his dream wrestling destination.
73 min
529
Trans Sporter Room Ep 37 Randy Boose of Level P...
Level Playing Field's Randy Boose
35 min
530
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 32 - Olymp...
Olympic bobsledder Chris Kinney talks about racism in the USA and Japan, and coming out to his team
32 min
531
The Sports Kiki Ep. 21: Mailbag
Fresh off a week of overnight radio shows, Alex hosts his second mailbag episode, answering questions about his desire to debate with thick-headed Republicans and newfound proclivity for haircuts.
21 min
532
3 Strikes, You're Out #32: MLB The Short Short ...
MLB The Short Short Version
60 min
533
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 38: #SpeakingOut and Beyond
Emily Mae Heller (Afterbuzz TV, Safe Wrestling Collective) joins Brian Bell to discuss the fallout of the #SpeakingOut movement and how the industry can change for the better in its wake.
48 min
534
Trans Sporter Room Ep 36 Titan Games Competitor...
Mitch Harrison of The Titan Games
43 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 31 - Swimm...
Swimmer Erica Sullivan dealt with mental health and coming out before making an Olympic run
34 min
536
3 Strikes, You're Out #31: The Summer of Sammy ...
The Summer of Sammy
60 min
537
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 37: WWE Backlash 2020 w/ P...
Patches Chance (Daily DDT, Bell To Belles) helps Brian Bell break down the action from WWE Backlash, including WWE's idea of the "Greatest Pro Wrestling Match Ever"
89 min
538
"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 20: Gerald Bostock
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex Reimer speaks with Gerald Bostock, the only surviving person at the center of the three landmark LGBTQ workplace-discrimination suits that were settled by the Supreme Court this week.
28 min
539
Trans Sporter Room 35: SCOTUS and Stephanie Helms
SCOTUS, Sailing with Stephanie Helms and Silence from CT's Governor
39 min
540
"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 19: How athlete activism ...
On this week's show, Alex chats with Outsports contributor and stand-up comedian Ken Schultz about how athlete activism has become mainstream, from the NFL declaring "Black Lives Matter" to WNBA guard Natasha Cloud signing a lucrative endorsement deal with Converse for her outspoken views
44 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 36: Black Trans Lives Matter
Brian's partner KC joins the show to discuss Black trans erasure amid the continuing protests and why all marginalized people should present a unified front for change.
63 min
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The Trans Sporter Room EP34 Mountain Biker Kate...
Mountain Biker Kate Weatherly
55 min
543
The Sports Kiki Ep. 18: Akil Patterson on being...
On this week's show, Alex Reimer chats with openly gay former Greco Roman Wrestler and community advocate Akil Patterson about systemic racism and police brutality in America, and real solutions to improve the system.
56 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 35: No Justice, No Peace
Pro wrestlers Russell Rogue & Devon Monroe and F1ght Club Pro Wrestling's Chris Harris join Brian Bell to discuss the civil unrest following George Floyd's death and its intersection with the LGBTQ and wrestling communities.
88 min
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The Trans Sporter Room: Response to Racism Pt 2
Can We End Racism? With Kamora Herrington
25 min
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The Trans Sporter Room: Response to Racism Pt 1
Response to Racism With Kamora Herrington
46 min
547
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 29 - The f...
The first great sports video game was Summer Games based on the Olympics for the Commodore 64
29 min
548
The Sports Kiki Ep. 17: Chris Johnson, Washingt...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex chats with Washington Blade White House reporter Chris Johnson about covering the Trump Administration, the usefulness of daily press briefings and staying objective as a member of the press.
40 min
549
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 34: Death of Hana Kimura w...
Fanbyte's LB Hunktears joins Brian Bell to discuss the death of Stardom's Hana Kimura, cyberbullying's role in it and why true change lies beyond the common refrain of "be kind."
85 min
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The Trans Sporter Room EP 31 Lindsay Hecox EXCL...
Lindsay Hecox EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
40 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 28 - Socce...
Soccer player and entrepreneur Rachael Rapinoe on building a business, representing the United States and coming out
34 min
552
The Sports Kiki Ep. 16: Jack Turban, LGBT menta...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex chats with LGBT mental health researcher Jack Turban about his research into Grindr, and safe sex practices during a pandemic.
32 min
553
3 Strikes, You're Out #28: To Baseball or Not T...
To Baseball or Not To Baseball
44 min
554
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 33: DARK Sheik
Hoodslam founder DARK Sheik joins the show to talk pushing progressive attitudes in pro wrestling, realizing her true gender identity and Hoodslam's 10-year anniversary
89 min
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The Trans Sporter Room EP 30: Underdogs!
Underdogs of Sports, Society and Sci-Fi
54 min
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LPFPod - Episode 055 - Tilly Powell and Edmund ...
Talking all about the sport of lacrosse, the LGBTQ group in England and the campaign by 56 Dean Street in London to help fight HIV
44 min
557
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 27 - Figur...
Figure skater and Olympic Champion Eric Radford talks winning gold and his new career in music and EDM
32 min
558
The Sports Kiki Ep. 15: Out Kansas City Royals ...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex chats with gay Kansas City Royals marketing executive Matt Schulte about how to market a professional team in the midst of a pandemic and why there still isn't an openly gay active MLB player.
33 min
559
3 Strikes, You're Out #27: The Pine Tar Game wi...
The Pine Tar Game
80 min
560
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 32: WWE Money In The Bank ...
Pro Wrestling Sheet's Daniel Trainor joins Brian Bell to recap the oddest Money In The Bank ladder match in history.
99 min
561
The Trans Sporter Room EP 29 Pro Golfer Jamie O...
Pro Golfer Jamie O'Neill
75 min
562
LPFPod -Episode 054 - Aiden Mann
Trans Advocate, we talk about his transition, we dogs Plum and Lola and online advocacy
45 min
563
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 26 - Olymp...
Olympic rower Robbie Manson talks about meeting gay athletes and putting retirement on hold
33 min
564
The Sports Kiki Ep. 14: How can Kelly Loeffler ...
On this week's show, Alex examines a question that's been on his mind for the last several weeks, ever since U.S. senator and Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler was caught selling seven figures' worth of stock after a Senate coronavirus briefing: how can a devout Trump supporter own a team in the WNBA, the most progressive sports league in the country?
34 min
565
3 Strikes, You're Out #26: MiLB Pride with Ben ...
MiLB Pride
49 min
566
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 31: Marvel Week w/ Darnell...
Darnell Mitchell discusses the intersection of nerd culture and pro wrestling and Hollis Adler chats LGBTQ representation in the MCU
101 min
567
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 28: Talkin' Womens Hoops
Joanne Lannin and Julie Woodbury of the Maine Women's Senior Basketball League
50 min
568
MCU Meets Outsports: LGBTQ Sports Superheroes
A Special Episode Featuring the Outsports Podcast Team
32 min
569
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 25 - Paral...
Paralympian Abby Dunkin and how Wheelchair Basketball saved her life
31 min
570
The Sports Kiki Ep. 13: Mailbag
On this week's show, Alex does his first ever mailbox, answering listener questions about his WEEI career, favorite topics to write about and ... whether he podcasts naked.
25 min
571
3 Strikes, You're Out #25: Save the Minor Leagu...
Save the Minor Leagues
49 min
572
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 30: "Electric Llama" Anton...
Filmmaker Antonio Hernandez joins the show to discuss his new documentary about pro wrestler Trish Adora and elevated marginalized voices through his "Indelible" series.
46 min
573
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 27 Talkin' Baseball
Sports editor, blogger, podcaster and Toronto Blue Jays superfan A.J. Andrews
63 min
574
The Sports Kiki Ep. 12: Why Jeff Goldblum's com...
On a special edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex speaks with queer Muslim writer Samer Hassan about the controversy over actor Jeff Goldblum's question about Islam to Jackie Cox on Drag Race, and whether he was ignorant to ask if the religion is anti-homosexuality.
45 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 24 - Olymp...
Olympian Kendall Wesenberg talks about the sport of skeleton and being bi
30 min
576
The Sports Kiki Ep. 11: Does it matter if there...
With the NFL Draft this weekend, Alex chats with Outsports co-founder Cyd Zeigler about the intensive interest surrounding Michael Sam, and how much it still matters whether a major NFL star comes out.
32 min
577
3 Strikes, You're Out #24: Cal Ripken and 2131 ...
Cal Ripken and 2131
75 min
578
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 29: Corinne Mink
The 'Legit Hoss' Corinne Mink joins the show to discuss her support of the LGBTQ community, redefining gender definitions in the ring and why she calls herself the 'Drag Queen Cactus Jack'
70 min
579
The Trans Sporter Room EP 26 WNBA and Lauren Ro...
Mizzou Sports Reporter Lauren Rosenberg
54 min
580
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 23 - Diver...
Diver Joey Cifelli, who was readying for the Olympic Trials
40 min
581
The Sports Kiki Ep. 10: Will gay bars survive t...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex speaks with Boston Magazine Food & Entertainment editor Scott Kearnan about whether gay bars will be able to survive the coronavirus lockdown, given how so many of them were already struggling.
33 min
582
3 Strikes, You're Out #23: The Ryne Sandberg Ep...
The Ryne Sandberg Episode
72 min
583
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 28: OTM Reunion & Colette ...
Fanbyte's Colette Arrand discusses WWE's response to the coronavirus and Brian reunites with his close friends Hollis Adler and Sarah Rose for a surreal trip down memory lane
111 min
584
The Trans Sporter Room EP 25 Coronavirus & JayC...
Coronavirus & Public Workers like JayCee Cooper
57 min
585
LPFPod - Episode 053 - Kellie Maloney
Knowing you were a woman your entire life, managing a former HeavyWeight champion and transitioning towards the end of a career
57 min
586
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 22 - Olymp...
Olympian and and coronavirus survivor Shelley Holroyd
38 min
587
The Sports Kiki Ep. 9: LGBT medical researcher ...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex speaks with LGBT medical researcher Sean Cahill from The Fenway Institute. They discuss the coronavirus' disproportionate impact on minority communities and why the LGBTQ community is especially at risk.
41 min
588
3 Strikes, You're Out #22: Putting the Out in O...
Putting the Out in Outsports
71 min
589
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 26: WrestleMania 36 Night ...
Brian Bell and Daniel Trainor chat night one of WrestleMania 36, including daredevil Kevin Owens and the Boneyard match.
70 min
590
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 27: WrestleMania 36 Night ...
Brian Bell and Daniel Trainor finish out WrestleMania 36 with a discussion of night two, including the whimsical Firefly Funhouse match.
65 min
591
The Trans Sporter Room EP 24 Caitlyn Jenner & A...
Caitlyn Jenner and Athena del Rosario
69 min
592
LPFPod - Episode 052 - Zachary Zane
Let's Talk About Sex
53 min
593
"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 8: Curt Miller
On this week's "Sports Kiki," Alex chats with Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller about the WNBA's decision to postpone the season and personal reflections he's undergone during the coronavirus pandemic.
34 min
594
3 Strikes, You're Out #21: Missing Opening Day ...
Missing Opening Day
61 min
595
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 25: Candy Lee
New Zealand's own Candy Lee joins the show to talk trans visibility and her quest to become a wrestling diva.
68 min
596
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 23 Idaho Laws and Dis...
Idaho Laws and Disabled Girls Who Lift
54 min
597
The Trans Sporter Room SPECIAL EPISODE
Idaho Makes History on TDoV
24 min
598
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 21 - Jamai...
Jamaica swimmer Michael Gunning
26 min
599
"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 7: Bruins owner Jeremy Ja...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex chats with Detroit News sportswriter Tony Paul about the greed of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs, who was the last NHL owner to announce any compensation for game-day employees, and announced the majority of full-time employees at his food services giant, Delaware North, will be placed on temporary leave.
37 min
600
3 Strikes, You're Out #20: THE CUBS WIN THE PEN...
THE CUBS WIN THE PENNANT
54 min