🥎 A league of their own
NCAA-to-pro pipeline: Softball
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Like many women’s sports, softball’s professional history is messy, but now, one innovative league is bringing stability to the game. Here’s everything you need to know about the top diamond destination for the NCAA’s best: Athletes Unlimited (AU).
June 24, 2024
🥎 Full count
The Women’s College World Series is the latest growth magnet for women’s sports
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The latest NCAA event to demonstrate women’s sports’ massive growth? The Women’s College World Series (WCWS)
June 10, 2024
🥎 Hello, history
Oklahoma softball wins record-breaking fourth straight national championship
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No. 2–seed Oklahoma topped rival No. 1 Texas 8–4 to capture their fourth straight national championship, becoming the first program to ever do so.
June 07, 2024
🤘 No. 1–seed Texas Longhorns
The Women's College World Series championship is set
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The Women’s College World Series (WCWS) best-of-three championship finale begins today at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Look out — the Red River Rivalry is coming to the Greatest Show on Dirt.
June 05, 2024
🥎 Diamond’s gotta shine
Four NCAA softball players made history at the NCAA Super Regionals
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May 29, 2024
Superstars dominated the storylines at the long weekend’s Super Regionals.
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Ep #380

UEFA Euro finals preview and an interview with CanWNT star Adriana Leon

July 11, 2024
UEFA Euro finals preview and an interview with CanWNT star Adriana Leon

Hello there!

And welcome to a very special episode of The GIST of It featuring an international women’s footy star, CanWNT winger Adriana Leon.

First up though, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz discuss the UEFA Euro 2024 and Copa América tournaments with the thrilling finals of both men’s tourneys set for Sunday, July 14th.

Then in part two, stick around for our convo with CanWNT star Adriana Leon. The 2020 gold medal winner will once again rep Team Canada at the upcoming Paris 2024 Games. We sat down with her to discuss her mindset, the growth of women’s sports, the red and white’s rivalry with the USWNT, and so much more.

A big thank you to our friends at Aflac for powering today’s episode! Just like The GIST tackles the gap in women’s sports coverage, Aflac closes the gap that health insurance leaves behind. Learn more at aflac.com/thegist.

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🥎 Feeling Super
NCAA softball’s Super Regionals continue this weekend
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Memorial Day Weekend means grilled food, summer whites, and softball Super Regionals. By Sunday night, the eight-team Women’s College World Series will be set. So spicy, not even the new season of Bridgerton can tear you away.
May 24, 2024
🥎 Lights, camera, dirt, smile
The NCAA softball national championship bracket is set
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With conference tourney champs crowned and the NCAA bracket finalized, 64 Division I (DI) teams now know their path to June’s eight-squad Women’s College World Series.
May 13, 2024
🥎 Highlights for days
NCAA softball conference tournaments are delivering jaw-dropping plays and extra-inning thrillers
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With automatic bids to the national tournament on the line, the girlies are stuffing your feed with web gems, walk-offs, and extra-inning barnburners.
May 10, 2024