🎓🏀 At the top it isn’t lonely
Iowa superstar Caitlin Clark is now the all-time NCAA leading scorer
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No. 6 Iowa superstar Caitlin Clark is now the all-time NCAA leading scorer after breaking former LSU and NBA standout Pete Maravich’s 54-year-old record in yesterday’s regular-season finale win over No. 2 Ohio State.
March 04, 2024
🏀 All’s fair in love and basketball
Athletes Unlimited’s third women’s pro basketball season tips off
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Before Athletes Unlimited’s (AU) third basketball season tips off, here’s a primer on the pro league that’s giving women hoopers (including some of your WNBA faves) a chance to compete for individual glory during the W offseason.
February 28, 2024
🏀 The history
Legends of the Game: Geno Auriemma
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Today, we’re diving into one of women’s basketball’s best: current UConn head coach Geno Auriemma, whose (still unfolding) legacy combines a stretch of sheer dominance, the charisma to match, and an ongoing commitment to elevating the women’s game.
February 27, 2024
🎓🏀 Watch the throne
Iowa’s Caitlin Clark and USC’s JuJu Watkins dominate NCAA women’s basketball
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With just over three weeks until March Madness, two of the biggest names in women’s college hoops are crushing records and commanding our attention day in and day out.
February 26, 2024
🏀 The history
Legends of the Game: John Wooden
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John Wooden built an incredibly dominant program at UCLA but never lost sight of what truly mattered. Let’s dive into the late, great Wizard of Westwood.
February 20, 2024
🏀 The rest is still unwritten
Caitlin Clark breaks the all-time NCAA women’s scoring record
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No. 4 Iowa superstar Caitlin Clark is now the all-time NCAA women’s basketball leading scorer with a whopping 3,569 points, sealing the deal with a signature logo three while dropping a career-high 49 points in last night’s 106–89 win over Michigan.
February 16, 2024
🏀 A guide to the NBA’s 2024 All-Star Weekend
🏀 A guide to the NBA’s 2024 All-Star Weekend
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February 12, 2024
This feature is the second in a season-long partnership with the NBA, where, alongside their REPRESENT campaign, we’ll be celebrating the next generation of Canadian NBA stars.
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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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🏀 The history
Legends of the Game: Pat Summitt
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Since we’re spending today celebrating women, there’s no better place to start than with the late, great Pat Summitt — a winner in every sense of the word, a champion, a role model, and an inspiration to everyone who had the honor of crossing paths with her.
February 12, 2024
🏀 Did not see that one coming
Elena Delle Donne will take a break from basketball & NBA trade deadline updates
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While the defending champ Las Vegas Aces are running it back after re-signing Candace Parker to a one-year deal on Wednesday, the rest of the pro hoops scene is about to look pretty different amid stunning WNBA and NBA news.
February 09, 2024
🏀 Trading places
WNBA free agency and NBA trade deadline shakeup both leagues
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While NBA hoopers continue to post stunning stat lines on the court, the real basketball blockbusters are going down off it, with WNBA free agency in full swing and the NBA trade deadline set for tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET.
February 07, 2024
🎓🏀 History in the making
Iowa superstar Caitlin Clark nearing all-time NCAA women’s scoring record
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Caitlin Clark is (once again) on the precipice of history. After netting 38 points in her No. 3 Iowa Hawkeyes’ weekend win, the biggest name in NCAA sports is now a mere 66 away from breaking the all-time women’s scoring record.
February 05, 2024
🏀 Smells like team spirit
Blockbuster moves dominate first day of WNBA free agency
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While some big names are sticking with their squads, WNBA free agency is off to an otherwise wild start, with a few of the W’s finest shaking up rosters as the signing period officially opened yesterday.
February 02, 2024
A preview of the NBA Christmas Day games
A preview of the NBA Christmas Day games
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With a loaded five-game slate featuring starpower, playoff rematches, and classic rivalries, grab a mug of hot cocoa, hide the remote from your family, and scroll on to unwrap everything you need to know ahead of tomorrow’s tipoff.
December 24, 2023