🏀 Call the amateurs and cut ’em from the team
Roster cuts loom for former NCAA stars on WNBA decision day
The WNBA season starts tomorrow, and teams must finalize their rosters today…meaning at least six squads must make brutal cuts to reach the league maximum of 12 rostered players.
May 13, 2024
🏀🏈 Big money moves
Major moves rock NCAA basketball and football as spring transfer portal windows close
Unlimited trips to the transfer portal mean basketball and football players always keep us on our toes, even in the offseason.
May 01, 2024
🏀 GOAT vs. Rook
The party’s just starting for the 2024 WNBA Draftees as the season tip-off approaches
With league enthusiasm (and lewks) at an all-time high, what comes next for the W’s newbies?
April 17, 2024
🏀 Live from New York, it’s Monday night!
Tonight’s 2024 WNBA Draft welcomes the NCAA’s best women’s basketball players to the pros
Roll out the Orange Carpet, because the NCAA’s best women’s basketball players turn pro tonight at the 2024 WNBA Draft
April 14, 2024
🏀 Royal blue
UConn makes its case for blue blood status with second consecutive NCAA men’s basketball championship
After Monday’s 75–60 dub over fellow No. 1–seed Purdue, Naismith Coach of the Year Dan Hurley’s UConn Huskies became the first back-to-back national champions in 17 years, reigniting an internet debate: Are the Huskies now officially a blue blood?
April 10, 2024
🏆 Everybody’s hands go up
No. 1 South Carolina women’s basketball goes undefeated to win NCAA title
After graduating all five of last year’s starters, No. 1 South Carolina women's basketball went a perfect 38-0 to win their second NCAA title in the last three seasons and third in program history.
April 08, 2024
🏀 The last dance
No. 1 UConn faces No. 1 Purdue in tonight’s men’s March Madness finale
April 08, 2024
Two highly-decorated No. 1 seeds, the UConn Huskies and Purdue Boilermakers, will duke it out for the national trophy tonight at 9:20 p.m. ET on TBS.
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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.

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🏀 This is what you came for
Today's women's Final Four is packed with star power
Record-setting viewership, stunning starpower, and a whole lot of hoopla later, the women’s March Madness tournament culminates this weekend. First up, tonight’s stacked Final Four lineup, with two spots in Sunday’s 3 p.m. ET championship game on the line.
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🏀 Two Davids, two Goliaths
The men’s Final Four features two No. 1–seeds and two underdogs
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🏀 Best day ever
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🏀 Hunting for Easter eggs and Elite Eight berths
The NCAA women’s basketball Sweet 16 is must-see TV
The women’s Sweet 16 tips off with four games today before another four tomorrow, and either team could win in every one of these must-watch matchups…but a few look especially unpredictable.
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🏀 The best defense is a blistering offense
The first half of the men’s Sweet 16 was an offensive firestorm
Last night’s Sweet 16 games decided the first four Elite Eight teams decided the first four Elite Eight teams, and tonight’s matchups will determine the other four who’ll advance.
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🏀 It’s their chance to shine
The NCAA men’s basketball Sweet 16 tips off with four massive matchups tomorrow
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