🏒 You get a goal, you get a goal, you get a goal
PWHL Boston takes Game 1 of PWHL Finals
And they’re off — the puck dropped on the inaugural PWHL Finals last night, with No. 3 Boston taking an early series lead over No. 4 Minnesota in the best-of-five championship action. Just getting started.
May 20, 2024
🏒 The cold never bothered them anyway
PWHL Toronto and Boston both up 2-0, one win away from reaching the finals
Start searching for the broom because two teams are up 2-0 and on the brink of sweeping their best-of-five semis series.
May 13, 2024
🏀 Stop, then wiggle with it
NBA Conference semis kicking into high gear with Games 4 and 5 on deck
Sorry to the aurora borealis, but the show stopping northern lights had nothing on the semis this weekend, with stunner after stunner in the East and West. Shine bright, shine far.
May 13, 2024
🏒 Let’s get this party started
The best-of-five inaugural PWHL playoffs are officially underway
The championship chase is on, with the PWHL’s inaugural postseason Game 1s officially in the books. Turn on tweet notifications to see highlights in real time, and settle in because the best-of-five semis are just getting started.
May 10, 2024
🏀 Putting the “W” in WNBA
WNBA announces plans for league-wide charter flights
The most highly anticipated WNBA season ever doesn’t begin for another six days, but the league’s already making headlines as they look ahead to next week’s regular-season tip-off. Prepare for takeoff.
May 08, 2024
🏆 What is rest?
The NBA and NHL playoffs deliver matchups worth watching
May 08, 2024
The NBA and NHL playoffs are ramping up. There's a lot of action on the hardwood and the ice as the postseason intensifies.
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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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🏈 On the clock
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🥵 The impact on sports
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🏀 Feeling hot, hot, hot
Injuries plague NBA Play-In Tournament doubleheader finale
The GIST: Win and advance or lose and go home — the stakes couldn’t be higher ahead of tonight’s Play-In Tournament finale, with two No. 8 seeds up for grabs before the first playoff round tips off tomorrow. No time to waste.
April 19, 2024
⚽ Back to back to back to back
No. 4 USWNT defeats No. 9 CanWNT for fifth consecutive SheBelieves Cup title
The No. 4 USWNT launched a strong comeback to defeat No. 9 CanWNT 5–4 on penalties and clinch their fifth consecutive SheBelieves Cup title last night, while No. 10 Brazil took third over No. 7 Japan. Winning hardware is always nice, but the real benefit of this friendly tourney is learning about the Paris-bound squads with just 107 days until the upcoming Summer Games. Fantastique.
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⚽ Back at it again
No. 4 USWNT will face No. 9 CanWNT in 2024 SheBelieves Cup final
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