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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
WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup
WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup
Stock up on some Harvey Bars because Team USA’s gals — including current and former NCAA athletes — will take the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup field for the first time in five years (thanks, COVID-19) tomorrow. Batter up!
August 07, 2023
Conference Realignment
Conference Realignment
Just as our Friday newsletter hit your inbox, the college sports landscape as we know it unraveled: A conference realignment bomb exploded, and we’re here to parse through the pieces with you. There are still a ton of questions to be addressed and a near-guarantee of more bombshell headlines, so buckle up — who knows where the Power Five will be by the time you finish scrolling!
August 07, 2023
No. 2 Florida's 24-run outburst sets up winner-take-all Game 3 with No. 5 LSU
No. 2 Florida's 24-run outburst sets up winner-take-all Game 3 with No. 5 LSU
The MCWS finals are all tied up, with the No. 2 Florida Gators and No. 5 LSU Tigers notching one win each in the best-of-three series this weekend.
June 26, 2023
An exclusive interview with Olivia Pichardo
An exclusive interview with Olivia Pichardo
In honor of Title IX Day, we sat down with a player who’s not only carrying on the law’s legacy, but also building one of her own: Brown University sophomore Olivia Pichardo, who became the first woman to make a DI baseball roster last November before officially shattering the DI glass ceiling by stepping to the plate this spring.
June 23, 2023
Which teams will advance to the Men's College World Series final?
Which teams will advance to the Men's College World Series final?
Jaw-dropping plays, wild comebacks, close calls, and six (!!!) one-run nailbiters — the MCWS has been a baseball fan’s paradise, and it’s not even close to over.
June 21, 2023
2023 Men's College World Series preview
2023 Men's College World Series preview
The 75th Men’s College World Series (MCWS) begins in mere hours, and with this season already setting home run records, the vibes have never been higher.
June 16, 2023
No. 8 Stanford and Tennessee punch last tickets to Men's College World Series
No. 8 Stanford and Tennessee punch last tickets to Men's College World Series
June 14, 2023
The last two MCWS teams roared back from Game 1 losses to seal their best-of-three series and punch their tickets to Omaha.
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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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Six of eight teams have punched their ticket to Omaha's Men's College World Series
Six of eight teams have punched their ticket to Omaha's Men's College World Series
Six teams won their best-of-three Super Regionals to advance to next weekend’s Men’s College World Series (MCWS), with the last two Supers bestowing their tickets to Omaha today.
June 12, 2023
The NCAA baseball Super Regionals begin this weekend
The NCAA baseball Super Regionals begin this weekend
The 16 baseball squads still standing will face off in eight best-of-three Super Regional series this weekend, with four taking today’s field and four starting tomorrow.
June 09, 2023
Seven unseeded teams punch their ticket to next weekend's Super Regionals
Seven unseeded teams punch their ticket to next weekend's Super Regionals
The regional dust has settled with a mind-blowing seven unseeded teams upsetting their way into next weekend’s Super Regionals.
June 07, 2023
More chaos in NCAA baseball regional play
More chaos in NCAA baseball regional play
Five seeded and four unseeded squads went undefeated to sail through to next weekend’s Super Regionals, but the rest were a tumultuous mess, with seven regional winners still TBD later today.
June 05, 2023