In the pilot episode of 'The Sports Wallk' aspiring Sports Journalist and host of 'The Starting Line' Naomi Grey (@StartingLine_) takes a walk around Borough Park, Brooklyn. She shares her thoughts on being a black female journalist, respect for women in sports, Colin Kaepernick not having a job in the NFL and other topics.
Sports Journalist Bryan Fonseca (@BryanFonsecaNY) takes 'The Sports Walk' around Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn. Bryan shares his thoughts about the state of the sport of boxing and the impact of Mixed Martial Arts. He also discusses his interest in a potential Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight, finding his place as a Latino man in the field of sports journalism and players of color being told how to celebrate in Major League Baseball.
Marine Park, Brooklyn native Maria Fraschilla (@MariaFraschilla) takes 'The Sports Walk' around her neighborhood and discusses how women athletes are viewed in sports, body shaming for female athletes, the greatness of tennis superstar Serena Williams and mental health awareness in sports today.
Flatbush native and Personal Trainer Shapel Mallard takes The Sports Walk around the Prospect Park Parade Grounds in Brooklyn, NY. Mallard shares how he believes the National Football League has been hypocritical on issues regarding Colin Kaepernick's protest, domestic violence and player safety.
As Pride Month 2017 comes to a close Flatbush, Brooklyn native and marathon runner Christopher Sewell takes 'The Sports Walk' around his neighborhood. Here Sewell tackles the issues of homophobia in professional sports, athletes coming out and the impact on the LGBTQ community and anti-gay slurs used by athletes.
St. Francis College Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Jamaal Womack (@JayWo3) takes the Sports Walk in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Here the former pro basketball player shares his thoughts on where he thinks college basketball is today, whether he believes super teams have "ruined the NBA", and strong response to Jason Whitlock's comments about Lebron and racism.
Brooklyn based stylist and musician, David Andrew takes The Sports Walk through Williamsburg, Brooklyn during New York Fashion Week Men's. In this episode the stylist shares his favorite fashion trend setters in the NBA. David also talks on the state of the NBA, hip-hop's impact on the NBA, and the state of sports commentary on broadcast television today.
Play-by-play announcer Jon Perez takes The Sports Walk through Middle Village, Queens. The sports broadcaster shares who he thinks is the best broadcaster, what goes into a live broadcast and the impact of social media on announcers.
Bronx native and sports photographer Jeffrey Armstrong (@VisionsByJeff) walks through the South Bronx and talks about the art of sports photography, the state of his favorite basketball team, and Michael Vicks comments on Colin Kaepernick's hair.
Girls basketball coach, Siann Jacob (@Msdtermined) takes 'The Sports Walk' along the East River in Manhattan. Here the former basketball player talks about professional women's basketball in America, LaVar Ball's controversial comments towards a female referee and where women's basketball is headed in the future.
Brooklyn Nets Point Guard Isaiah Whitehead (@IsaiahW_15) is the first professional athlete to take 'The Sports Walk'. The Coney Island native shared his thoughts on fatherhood, playing in his hometown and what it means to give back while at his annual Give Back Day in his neighborhood.
Professional Women's Basketball player and East Harlem native Niki Avery (@realnikiavery) takes The Sports Walk through one of her childhood basketball courts. The sharp shooting guard talks about opportunities for women playing ball overseas, why she doesn't think there should a pay disparity between genders and her thoughts on WNBA players being featured in the upcoming edition of NBA Live.
In the season finale Bianca Marley,(@biancamarleyy) the manager of the in-arena host at the Barclays Center takes 'The Sports Walk' through Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park. The Philadephia native talks about women working in sports, NFL players continuing Colin Kaepernick's protest, her reaction to the recent Conor McGregor vs Floyd Meayweather fight and the future of social activism among pro athletes.
Photographer & producer Luis Velez (@lilui95) takes the first Sports Walk of Season 2 as he shares his excitement for the 2018 World Cup, the state of United States men's soccer and the future of Major League Soccer.
ESPN Films' Amber Kountz takes the Sports Walk in DUMBO, Brooklyn and shares her thoughts on sports media consumption in a digital age, how women are affecting sports broadcasting, and why she won't be watching the NFL in 2018.