Players and Leagues Use Their Platforms to Further Social Justice Discussions
Although last week’s wildcat strike of games and practices lasted only a few days, the impacts have long-term potential.
August 31, 2020
Kadeisha Buchanan Captures Fourth Straight Champions League Title
Alphonso Davies may already be a Canadian legend, but he has nothing on Kadeisha Buchanan. Yesterday, Buchanan notched her fourth straight Champions League title after her team Olympique Lyonnais (aka Lyon) defeated Wolfsburg 3–1 in the biggest European soccer match of the year.
August 31, 2020
Flyers and Islanders Face Tied Series After Game 2, Lightning Score Seven Goals to Beat Bruins
Thanks to the NHL’s lack of genuine support last night, there were still a few playoff games to watch. Here are a few highlights from the night.
August 27, 2020
Podcast Episode 32: Sexism and homophobia in sports? No way!
This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give #thegist on the sports world’s reaction to the shooting of unarmed Black man Jacob Blake and discuss the horrible sexist and homophobic remarks coming from NHL and MLB commentators. If only we could be done with this sh!t.
August 26, 2020
Results from the First Games of Round Two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Time moves quickly inside the bubble. Without the need for travel and the distraction of women (cue eye roll here), the NHL moved from the first to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in less than 24 hours. Here’s #thegist on the four conference semifinals.
August 24, 2020
Vegas Golden Knights Advance to Second Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs
After the Vegas Golden Knights became the first team to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Tuesday, four teams had the chance to follow their lead yesterday. Only three did.
August 20, 2020
Podcast Episode 31: Playoffs, COVID-19 and the USWNT walk into a bar
This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give their review on the first round of the NHL and NBA playoffs, talk about the havoc COVID-19 is still wreaking across the sports world and why some U.S. women’s national soccer team players are ditching the NWSL to play overseas. The drama.
August 19, 2020
Five NHL Highlights from August 15-16
We’re trying something new today. Instead of giving you the ol’ boxscores, we’re giving #thegist on our five favorite NHL highlights from the weekend. Let us know what you think by replying to this email.
August 17, 2020
Players Working Overtime in First Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs
The first round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs is barely three days old, and yet we’ve already seen about a million hours of hockey, thanks to a few games going the distance. Oh playoff overtime, how we’ve missed you.
August 13, 2020
Bubbles Work in Creating a Safe Environment for Sports
The bubbles are working. The WNBA, NBA and NHL, three leagues playing inside bubble environments, have collectively gone another week without a positive COVID-19 test. So why the heck isn’t everyone sticking to the bubble plan?
August 13, 2020
Ep #30: Everything you need to know about the NHL & NBA playoffs, baby!
This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give #thegist of the first round of the NHL playoffs, (including their hot picks), and deep dive into what the NBA’s play-in tournament will look like. It’s the playoffs, baby...you never know what’s going to happen. Tune in.
August 12, 2020