Je ne comprends pas
Je ne comprends pas
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If you were left feeling hella confused after Friday night’s NHL Draft Lottery, don’t worry: you aren’t alone. This is where we come in, to give #thegist of this year’s very unusual lottery.
June 29, 2020
It wasn’t over, it still isn’t over!
It wasn’t over, it still isn’t over!
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With all of these sports coming back, it’s hard to believe that we’re still in the middle of a pandemic, but it’s true. Here’s a quick round-up of what’s going on in a few other sports.
June 29, 2020
Too much too soon
Too much too soon
After taking a hiatus, sports are now making their comeback. But you know what never went away? COVID-19. And in some places (we’re looking at you, Florida), it’s as bad as it’s ever been.
June 25, 2020
Let’s get this bread
Let’s get this bread
The moment we’ve all been waiting for has almost arrived: North American pro team sports will finally be back in action on Saturday, thanks to the NWSL. As they say, ladies first.
June 25, 2020
In solidarity
In solidarity
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As many leagues begin to walk the walk after talking the talk about social justice and racial equality, a troubling incident in NASCAR demonstrated just how much work needs to be done.
June 25, 2020
Play ball!
Play ball!
After an excruciatingly silly back-and-forth between the MLB and the MLB Players Association, they’ve finally kissed and made up. Which means baseball is coming back, baby!
June 25, 2020
Podcast Episode 24: NHL legend Darcy Tucker on the teams he hates, his stance on fighting in hockey and his TikTok debut
Podcast Episode 24: NHL legend Darcy Tucker on the teams he hates, his stance on fighting in hockey and his TikTok debut
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This week, NHL and Toronto Maple Leafs legend Darcy Tucker joins co-hosts Ellen and Steph to share his story. From playing in the NHL (where he literally took on an opponent’s entire bench by himself once), to how he thinks the NHL can be more inclusive to how he’s styling his hair during quarantine, Tucker shares it all.
June 24, 2020
Rose colored glasses
Rose colored glasses
Let’s quickly flash back to March 11th: one athlete, Rudy Gobert (pronounced GOH-BEAR) of the Utah Jazz, tested positive for coronavirus, and the entire sports world shut down. Today, dozens of players have tested positive, and the leagues are somehow going full steam ahead with their return-to-play scenarios, even in COVID-19 hotspots.
June 22, 2020
Count 'em up
Count 'em up
The rate of new COVID-19 cases hit a high in the US this weekend, with over 30,000 new cases reported yesterday alone. Turns out, it’s not just Donald Trump’s campaign staffers who are testing positive: quite a few athletes are among the count, too.
June 22, 2020
They woke up like this
They woke up like this
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For weeks, NBA players have been debating whether returning to play will take momentum away from the protests surrounding George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives Matter movement. Instead of simply talking about it, some WNBA players are getting sh!t done.
June 22, 2020