🏀 A rapper, a pitcher, and a GOAT walk into an arena…
No. 6 Iowa women’s basketball superstar Caitlin Clark becomes Division Is all-time leading scorer
No. 6 Iowa Hawkeye and generational talent Caitlin Clark broke the late “Pistol” Pete Maravich’s 54-year-old NCAA DI career scoring record in her final regular-season college game yesterday — yet another accomplishment to add to her mile-long list.
March 04, 2024
🏀 Vibe shift
Upsets shake the NCAA women’s basketball regular-season finale as men’s teams hold on for conference leads
Caitlin Clark aside, the women’s basketball (WBB) regular season ended with a bang yesterday, and the men (MBB) are bearing down for knock-down, drag-out fights entering their season’s final week.
March 04, 2024
🏀 Finished the job
All six of the NCAA women’s basketball power conferences crowned their regular season champions this week
The NCAA women’s basketball selection committee released their final pre-tournament Top-16 list last night, which means one very important thing: The Madness is near. Plus, the final Power Six regular-season titles were officially locked up this week, so here are the top dawgs heading into next week’s conference tourneys.
March 01, 2024
🥍 We meet again…
Two of NCAA women’s lacrosse’s top teams meet in a national championship rematch tomorrow.
One of the sport’s spiciest rivalries will add another chapter with a rematch of the 2023 national championship game.
February 28, 2024
🏀 It’s getting hot in here
NCAA men’s basketball conference titles come into focus with No. 7 Kansas’ upset loss
With last night’s scores, the picture for two men’s conference regular-season championship races became clearer.
February 28, 2024
🏀 Guard the throne
The final sprint toward an NCAA women’s basketball regular-season conference title begins this week
Welcome to the final week of regular-season women’s basketball! Conference titles are about to be clinched — and a few are coming down to the wire.
February 26, 2024
🏆 Breaking records and taking names
Several athletes and teams broke records in their respective NCAA sports this weekend.
With the NCAA postseasons for winter sports approaching, top athletes are pulling out all the stops to gain an edge, leading to shattered records on the court, track, pool deck, and mat this weekend.
February 26, 2024
🏆 Next stop: natty
NCAA winter sports’ postseasons kick off
February 23, 2024
Winter sports’ postseasons have officially begun! Conference championships are happening in three sports this weekend, and while winning doesn’t guarantee teams a spot in their respective national tournaments, this hardware is still a BFD.
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 An Athletes Unlimited and Formula One preview
Ep #344

An Athletes Unlimited and Formula One preview

February 29, 2024

Hey there!

Today’s episode of The GIST of It is a season preview doubleheader, with co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz breaking down the need-to-know storylines from the upcoming Athletes Unlimited Pro Basketball and Formula 1 campaigns.

First, the gals dive into the wild world of Athletes Unlimited, a unique pro sports league that operates under a fantasy-style system, crowning an individual champion at the end of each short season. Will your favorite WNBA superstar win it all this year?

And start your engines because part two is all about F1, the high-intensity, elite racing league loved by celebs and GISTers alike. And with just as much drama off the track as on it, this season is a must-watch, whether or not you’ve binged all six seasons of Drive to Survive.

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🏀 At the buzzer
Top NCAA basketball teams fall in buzzer-beaters
The parity shifts in women’s basketball (WBB) and men’s basketball (MBB) have created anarchy this season, and the past two days brought enough photo finishes to send your blood pressure through the roof.
February 23, 2024
😡 Ex-Nebraska women’s basketball player groomed by coach
Former Nebraska women’s basketball player sues school and staff after a coach-initiated inappropriate relationship
News broke Monday that former Nebraska women’s basketball player and current UNLV guard Ashley Scoggin is suing Nebraska’s board of regents as well as current and former athletic department staff for inappropriate actions taken after ex-assistant coach Chuck Love allegedly groomed and sexually abused her from 2021 to 2022.
February 21, 2024
🏀 More like UCan’t
The top three NCAA men’s basketball teams were pushed to their limits this week
The long weekend saw plenty of unexpected NCAA men's basketball scorelines, but the last 48 hours took the cake.
February 20, 2024
⚾ How can you not be romantic?
No. 1 Wake Forest is the team to beat as NCAA baseball season begins.
I’s NCAA baseball’s opening day, and a whopping 305 Division I teams will take today’s field in pursuit of the sport’s Holy Grail: a ticket to June’s Men’s College World Series (MCWS) in Omaha.
February 16, 2024
🏀 Records are made to be broken
The “Caitlin Clark Effect” is in full-force as the No. 4 Iowa senior closes in on the NCAA women’s career scoring record
Barring absolute disaster, No. 4 Iowa superstar Caitlin Clark will break the NCAA women’s basketball career scoring record in one of the sport’s most in-demand games ever — college or pro — when her Hawkeyes host Michigan tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET.
February 14, 2024
🏀 Where’s Larry Bird when you need him?
Once-hot NCAA men’s basketball teams failed their heat checks this week.
Basketball fully took center stage this week, and the NCAA men’s courts brought all the chaos.
February 14, 2024