Get to know the top Canadians in the NBA Playoffs
Get to know the top Canadians in the NBA Playoffs
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This feature is the third in a season-long partnership with the NBA, where, alongside their REPRESENT campaign, we’re celebrating the next generation of Canadian NBA stars. It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the NBA Playoffs. Even without the Toronto Raptors in the mix, there’s plenty of Canadian talent to cheer for. The Play-In tournament featuring two Canadians begins today, with 12 other Canucks waiting for their turn to throw down in the first round. So, let’s get to know the top Canadians expected to make waves.
April 15, 2024
🏈 On the clock
What to know ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft
Hugfest, incoming — the 2024 NFL Draft begins from Detroit, Michigan, tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET, with a particularly stacked draft class waiting to hear their names called. The pick is (almost) in.
April 24, 2024
🏀 The tortured replay department
NBA Playoffs marred by injuries and officiating woes
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After close calls in both Denver and New York on Monday, the Milwaukee Bucks became the first home team to lose this postseason after the Indiana Pacers beat them 125–108 last night.
April 24, 2024
🏒 Here comes the turning point
The latest on the Canadian teams at the NHL playoffs
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There were a few icy missteps in last night’s playoff action, but the Canadian teams have plenty of time to get back on track as the seven-game first round series continue.
April 24, 2024
💸 Take it to the bank
Ally reaffirms unique NWSLPA partnership in multiyear extension through 2027
Today, the NWSL Players Association (NWSLPA) and Ally agreed to a multiyear extension of their existing sponsorship deal through 2027. The recommitment comes as Ally continues to advance its 50/50 Pledge goal and further proves the viability of partnering with pro players unions in women’s sports.
April 24, 2024
⛳ <s> Road </s> Woad to the ’ship
Florida State’s Lottie Woad leads a crowded field in today’s NCAA women’s golf selection show
Women’s golf is having a moment, and the NCAA is adding to the momentum with today’s 2 p.m. ET national championship selection show on the Golf Channel.
April 24, 2024
📈 Caitlin Fever runs high
Caitlin Clark’s marketability continues to rise
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April 22, 2024
Caitlin Clark continues to dominate headlines as she heads into her first WNBA season. While we wait for Clark to bring her game to the Indiana Fever’s court, here’s the latest on how she’s changing the women’s basketball (business) game.
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Ep #360

PWHL playoff push & Nelly Korda’s dominance

April 23, 2024
PWHL playoff push & Nelly Korda’s dominance

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Today’s episode of The GIST of It is for the girls with a two-parter full of women’s sport updates. First up, Steph Rotz and guest co-host Lauren Tuiskula discuss yet another historic PWHL weekend along with everything you need to know heading into the final push to the playoffs.

Then in part two, Steph and Lauren highlight world No. 1 golfer Nelly Korda and her recent dominance after the American notched her LPGA record-tying fifth consecutive tour victory over the weekend. Tee-rific.

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🤸 The eye of the Tigers
LSU’s women and Stanford’s men win NCAA gymnastics championships
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The NCAA winter sports season officially wrapped when the LSU Tiger women and Stanford Cardinal men won their respective gymnastics championships on Saturday.
April 22, 2024
🏛️ Department of Education updates Title IX’s due process provision
The Department of Education’s Title IX updates allow student-athletes accused of sexual misconduct to compete during investigations
The U.S. Department of Education released updates to Title IX regulations that allow student-athletes accused of sexual misconduct to avoid suspension until university investigations conclude.
April 22, 2024
🏀 Call an ambulance…for everyone
Superstar injuries take center stage in the NBA Playoffs
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The Play-In Tournament is done and dusted, and the first round Game 1s are already in the books, but superstar injuries are taking center stage as the high-stakes hoopla continues.
April 22, 2024
🏒 Fly like a jet stream
How Canada’s NHL playoff teams are faring after the first weekend of games
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And they’re off! With the NHL Playoffs officially underway, here’s what you need to know about Canada’s teams as things continue to heat up on the ice.
April 22, 2024
🇨🇦 Oh, Canada
New data on Canadian women’s sports fans provides valuable insights for U.S. expansion
Canadian Women & Sport released its latest data on Canadian fans today: “It’s Time: Unlocking the Power of Pro Women’s Sports Fans.” While the initial “It’s Time” report in 2023 mapped out the Canadian landscape for women’s sports development, this edition presents insight into the unique attributes of women’s sports fans in Canada.
April 22, 2024
🥵 The impact on sports
What the sporting world is doing to combat this impending global crisis
That’s right, tomorrow is Earth Day, marked annually on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
April 21, 2024