SAN ANTONIO — Each Sunday Carolina Teague could be discovered behind a microphone.
“What up, what up, what up welcome again to a different episode of The Sports activities Dime, and I’m your host Carolina Teague,” Teague says.
Teague is unapologetically Latina and filled with sports activities takes.
“Aaron Rodgers is an efficient quarterback as a lot because it pains me to push it by means of my enamel,” Teague says.
Teague hosts The Sports activities Dime, her Sunday morning radio present alongside Rudy Campos Jr.
“The soiled birds have been shot out of the air and the Atlanta Falcons are lifeless,” Campos says on the microphone.
Teague is a Southside Chicago native and cherished the ‘90s Chicago Bulls rising up.
What make her present distinctive isn’t its recent content material or the duo’s chemistry — it’s that Teague is claimed to be is the primary Latina in San Antonio to have her personal sports activities radio present
“Like Robin Roberts mentioned, ‘there’s much less room for margin of error,’” Teague says. “We positively are beneath loads of stress, beneath an enormous microscope. I’m a agency believer that ladies must work twice as arduous to get half of what males have.”
For that motive alone, Teague felt that her Sports activities Dime brother Campos was playing on her, however he disagrees.
“She actually took a chance on me as a result of she’s bought the radio expertise, she’s bought the publicity,” Campos says. “I used to be only a podcast man making an attempt to make a reputation for myself.”
Teague’s radio inspiration got here from her grandmother, who had her personal radio present within the Rio Grande Valley.
“Her radio present was in McCallen, she spoke all Spanish. She’s been in a position to interview Selena, everyone,” Carolina says. “So she’s had her success in that space.”
Teague is experiencing her personal success, in a subject dominated by males. She’s scored interviews with Spurs guard Keldon Johnson and different high-profile sports activities figures and she or he doesn’t appear to be slowing down as she’s making an attempt to put down the muse for the Latinas that come after her. The ladies she admired in sports activities didn’t appear like her, so she needs to assist shift the tide in San Antonio.
“What we are able to do is uplift voices within the Hispanic neighborhood, uplift voices within the Black neighborhood,” Teague says. “Uplift voices for ladies as effectively and we need to be the most effective of the most effective.”