🏆 Breaking records and taking names
Several athletes and teams broke records in their respective NCAA sports this weekend.
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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
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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.
February 23, 2024
UNC head coach Erin Matson leads Tar Heels to another title after winning as a player last year
UNC head coach Erin Matson leads Tar Heels to another title after winning as a player last year
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Two defending national champs re-upped their hardware-hoisting privileges, two 2022 runners-up did revenge, and a handful of individuals inked their names in history this weekend.
November 20, 2023
NCAA field hockey and cross country champions will be crowned this weekend
NCAA field hockey and cross country champions will be crowned this weekend
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Play vintage Taylor and stock up on some bubbly — the 2023–24 school year’s first national champions will hoist their hardware this weekend.
November 17, 2023
Postseason updates from NCAA cross country and men's soccer
Postseason updates from NCAA cross country and men's soccer
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Cross country and men’s soccer haven’t reached their national championships yet, but this week’s postseason results will determine who earns an automatic natty berth and who must cross their fingers for an at-large bid.
November 08, 2023
Cross country is the name of the autumnal racing game
Cross country is the name of the autumnal racing game
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Cross country (aka XC) is the name of the autumnal racing game. There are a whopping 1062 women’s and 992 men’s programs across Divisions I (DI), II, and III, making it one of the NCAA’s most popular sports. All that collegiate competition is fertile ground for breeding future pros, from Olympians to marathoners.
August 09, 2023
NCAA indoor track & field rundown
NCAA indoor track & field rundown
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No hibernation here — when fall gives way to winter, racers simply head indoors. The indoor track & field (T&F) season, featuring 875 women’s and 778 men’s programs, runs from just after winter break through mid-March.
August 09, 2023
The outdoor T&F season hit starting blocks
The outdoor T&F season hit starting blocks
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August 09, 2023
The outdoor T&F season and its 965 women’s and 875 men’s teams hit starting blocks mere days after indoor’s national champs hoist their hardware, and its late-May finish line means it’s one of the last ’ships to close out the NCAA season.
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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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NCAA Division I Cross Country, Field Hockey & Soccer playoff run down
NCAA Division I Cross Country, Field Hockey & Soccer playoff run down
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It was an epic weekend for DI’s fall sports, with three teams bagging national championships and even more in their respective trophy hunts.
November 21, 2022
NCAA Division I cross country and field hockey national championship previews
NCAA Division I cross country and field hockey national championship previews
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After months of competition, the first Division I sports will crown their champions this weekend, with both men’s and women’s cross country and field hockey bestowing trophies.
November 18, 2022
NCAA playoff updates for field hockey, cross country, football and volleyball
NCAA playoff updates for field hockey, cross country, football and volleyball
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For NCAA fall sports, it’s already the most wonderful time of the year. Unwrap these early playoff snapshots and prepare to celebrate…confetti showers are right around the corner.
November 09, 2022
Cross country and soccer NCAA conference tourney recaps
Cross country and soccer NCAA conference tourney recaps
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November may not start until midnight(s), but the postseason is already underway with cross country conference meets in the books and, as we mentioned on Friday, women’s soccer conference tourneys kicking off yesterday. Tighten those laces and catch up on the race toward the nattys.
October 31, 2022
Two women's cross country runners from Huntington University have filed lawsuits claiming systemic abuses
Two women's cross country runners from Huntington University have filed lawsuits claiming systemic abuses
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Two former Huntington University women’s cross country runners have filed a federal lawsuit against current and former coaches, school officials and the institution (a private Christian school near Fort Wayne, IN), claiming systemic abuses that center around sexual assault and doping.
October 12, 2022