The footy gals’ bumpy road to Paris & a new golf tourney mixes it up
Happy tiny Friday!
On today’s episode of The GIST of It, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz start on the international women’s soccer pitch, where the drama has been kicking as two of the world’s Top 4 teams failed to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics over the last week.
Then after the break, the gals swing through the shiny new Grant Thornton Invitational golf tournament, a first-of-its-kind mixed tourney that pairs LPGA and PGA stars together. Stick with El and Steph for everything you need to know on and off the links before the competition tees off tomorrow.
A spicy College Football Playoff selection & kickin’ it with USWNT star Sophia Smith
Pop the kettle on because today’s episode of The GIST of It is all about the tea.
First, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz dive headfirst into the four-team College Football Playoff (CFP), where the selection committee made waves with a few serious snubs this weekend, including leaving one undefeated squad on the outside looking in.
Then after the break, associate managing editor Lauren Tuiskula takes the reins for a fabulous interview with USWNT star Sophia Smith, chatting about all things footy, Forbes, and more fun. Don’t miss a minute.
NHLer Corey Perry’s misconduct firing & Mark Cuban sells the NBA’s Mavs
Happy December Eve!
Content warning: This episode contains brief mention of sexual assault.
Today’s episode of The GIST of It is a deal and no deal duo with co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz taking on the latest headlines from men’s sports.
First, the gals dig into the news that the Chicago Blackhawks fired NHLer Corey Perry for “unacceptable conduct,” a somewhat surprising move from a team with a history of questionable ethics.
Then after the break, El and Steph chat through a massive NBA deal: owner Mark Cuban is selling the Dallas Mavericks to casino queen Miriam Adelson, netting a multi-billion dollar profit in the process. Sharks gonna shark.