🥎⚾ No pressure, no diamonds
Four NCAA baseball and softball series top the weekend’s watchlist
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Warmer weather means softball and baseball, and these three-game weekend series will put you in a springtime mood.
April 26, 2024
🥎⚾ Heat check
With the postseason looming, baseball and softball diamonds are heating up
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With less than a month before softball and baseball conference tournaments take the field, here’s who’s dominating diamonds…and who’s been crushed by the pressure.
April 12, 2024
⚙️ The set-up
Everything you need to know about the 2024 MLB season
Spring vibes, a clean slate, a renewed sense of optimism for your team — there’s nothing quite like MLB Opening Day. And after a historic and chaotic offseason, anything could happen this year.
March 28, 2024
⚾ What are the odds?
Shohei Ohtani’s longtime interpreter and friend Ippei Mizuhara is fired amid gambling allegations
MLB’s season-opening Seoul Series quickly became overshadowed by scandal after news broke Wednesday that LA Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani’s longtime interpreter and friend Ippei Mizuhara had been fired amid allegations he stole millions from Ohtani to pay off his gambling debts.
March 22, 2024
⚾ How can you not be romantic?
No. 1 Wake Forest is the team to beat as NCAA baseball season begins.
I’s NCAA baseball’s opening day, and a whopping 305 Division I teams will take today’s field in pursuit of the sport’s Holy Grail: a ticket to June’s Men’s College World Series (MCWS) in Omaha.
February 16, 2024
⚾ Sho him the money
Shohei Ohtani signs record-breaking $700M contract with the LA Dodgers
Turn off those tweet notifications and stop tracking that flight: Shohei Ohtani watch is officially over.
December 11, 2023
Secrets, secrets are no fun
Who will win the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes?
December 06, 2023
MLB’s biggest star is remaining tight-lipped about his future home, fueling a frenzy of rumors, social media investigations, and the hardest-hitting questions as the clock ticks on his free agency decision.
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Ep #366

A WNBA season preview

May 14, 2024
A WNBA season preview

Merry WNBA season start!

It’s all hoops, all the time on today’s episode of The GIST of It as co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz preview everything you need to know before the new WNBA season tips off tonight. From the league’s off-court moves to the teams and players to keep an eye on, El and Steph are here to help you prepare for the most anticipated W season…ever.

Thank you to 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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MLB's Winter Meetings are officially underway
MLB's Winter Meetings are officially underway
Fire up The Hot Stove because generational talent Shohei Ohtani and more of baseball’s biggest stars could be on the move as MLB’s Winter Meetings get underway.
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The Oakland A's are officially relocating to Las Vegas
The Oakland A's are officially relocating to Las Vegas
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The Texas Rangers are one win away from their first World Series title
The Texas Rangers are one win away from their first World Series title
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2023 MLB World Series preview
2023 MLB World Series preview
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers advance to the World Series
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers advance to the World Series
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