Redskins Name Update, Confederate Flag in Sports: JGST Live 6/30

By / July 1, 2015 / Highlights, mlb, nba, nfl, podcast, show recap

It’s the latest edition of JG Sports Talk with your host Amiri Tulloch!

On today’s show, Amiri begins with a look at NBA free agency, analyzing the Los Angeles Lakers’ offseason options with Noah Miller. Which players could head to LA this summer, and which players are long shots? Noah, president and founder of TheSportsCrave.com breaks that down and more.

Next, it’s on to the Washington Redskins. Amiri discusses a Native American tribe’s decision to boycott FedEx, the Redskins’ name sponsor, and what it means in the overall fight to change the team name. Amiri explains why the FedEx boycott might be the best way for change to happen.

[Photo: Streeter Lecka]

Then, Amiri looks at the role of the confederate flag in sports — specifically NASCAR and racing. With the news that a flag exchange program will take place at Daytona this weekend, Amiri explains why the sport’s action is a great sign.

Finally, Amiri wraps up the show with a look at LeBron James’ potential summer and Yasiel Puig’s lightning rod effect on the Los Angeles Dodgers.

About Author

Amiri Tulloch

Amiri is the 15-year-old host, producer, and founder of JG Sports Talk. Amiri created JG Sports Talk in 2011, at 11-years-old, and has continued to broadcast ever since. Follow Amiri on Twitter: @AmiriTulloch, and email him at jgsportstalk@gmail.com.

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