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
WNBA 2020 Season Begins July 25th
Basketball is back too, baby! We are just two days away from the WNBA’s opening tip-off, so here’s #thegist of what to expect during this v. unconventional season.
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
WNBA Refuses Delle Donne's Request for Medical Exemption
You’d think that pro basketball leagues would be taking all necessary precautions to keep their players safe in the Florida Bubble/Wubble, right? This week we were proven wrong after the WNBA and NBA showed they still have some work to do to protect their most vulnerable (and valuable).
July 16, 2020
LeBron James Opts Out of Wearing Pre-Approved Social Justice Message on Jersey
NBA players petitioned for and won the right to wear social justice messages on their jerseys during the league’s upcoming season restart. And while we figured some players may not take part, we were v. surprised to hear that of all people, superstar LeBron James is one of them.
July 13, 2020
NHL and LPGA Release Restart Dates, Duke University Hires New Basketball Coach, Gymnasts Speak Out on Abuse in the Sport
July 13, 2020
WNBA Bubble Conditions are Disappointing, Players Want Atlanta Dream Co-Owner Loeffler Out
The WNBA season is set to tip off on July 24th. And unfortunately, instead of talking about the upcoming season, it’s what’s happening off the court that’s in the spotlight...and not for the best reasons.
July 09, 2020
Save the date
With less than five weeks to go until the beginning of the end of the NBA season, we finally have a schedule and some important games to mark along with it.
June 29, 2020
It wasn’t over, it still isn’t over!
With all of these sports coming back, it’s hard to believe that we’re still in the middle of a pandemic, but it’s true. Here’s a quick round-up of what’s going on in a few other sports.
June 29, 2020
As many leagues begin to walk the walk after talking the talk about social justice and racial equality, a troubling incident in NASCAR demonstrated just how much work needs to be done.
June 25, 2020