Bubbles Work in Creating a Safe Environment for Sports
The bubbles are working. The WNBA, NBA and NHL, three leagues playing inside bubble environments, have collectively gone another week without a positive COVID-19 test. So why the heck isn’t everyone sticking to the bubble plan?
August 13, 2020
Podcast Episode 29: Guess which league is an absolute gongshow
This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give #thegist on how the COVID-19 pandemic is still negatively impacting sports. The MLB season is an absolute mess, college sports are still in danger and players are opting out of their respective seasons like flies. The drama.
August 05, 2020
MLB Season Off to a Rough Start with 18 Miami Marlins Testing Positive for COVID-19
We’re a week into the MLB season and 18 (!!!) members of the Miami Marlins have already tested positive for COVID-19. Not good. The league has since postponed games and adjusted the schedule, but we think this situation might require more than a Band-Aid solution.
July 30, 2020
Podcast Episode 28: Everything you need to know about the return of the NBA and NHL
This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give #thegist on everything you need to know about the NBA and NHL season restarts and why the 2020 MLB season might be in jeopardy. The drama.
July 29, 2020
MLB and WNBA Support Black Lives Matter Movement and Honor Breonna Taylor
Baseball and basketball regular seasons began this weekend, and while the season starts were fun to watch, it was the leagues’ calls for social justice that really blew us away.
July 27, 2020
MLB Starts Off 2020 Season with Rule Changes and Covid-19 Precautions
Baseball is back, baby! It’s Opening Day in the MLB, and even though the Toronto Blue Jays don’t have anywhere to play, we’re still pumped that baseball’s finally back.
July 23, 2020
Westbrook Designs New Jerseys for the NBPA, Blue Jays' Request to Host Home Games Denied, Williams Sports Kicks in Bryant's Memory
July 20, 2020
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
Around and around and around we go
Sports are coming back. But, unfortunately, so are some athletes’ positive COVID-19 test results.
June 18, 2020
A gong show
The NBA season isn’t the only one in doubt. Due to COVID-19, the tennis season is hanging on by a thread, while the MLB situation is the literal definition of a gong show. The WNBA and NHL are looking good, though...well, kind of.
June 15, 2020