🤸 The eye of the Tigers
LSU’s women and Stanford’s men win NCAA gymnastics championships
The NCAA winter sports season officially wrapped when the LSU Tiger women and Stanford Cardinal men won their respective gymnastics championships on Saturday.
April 22, 2024
🤸 Let’s flipping go
The NCAA women’s and men’s gymnastics seasons culminate in Saturday’s national championships
A massive upset rocked last night’s women’s gymnastics national semifinals, leaving the field wide open for tomorrow’s championship meet.
April 19, 2024
🤸 Flip to the ’ship
Everything you need to know about the NCAA women’s gymnastics regionals
Two of the four NCAA regionals (the first step on the road to the national championship) begin today, with the other two hitting the mat tomorrow.
April 03, 2024
🏆 More hardware than a Home Depot
NCAA championships in men’s hockey and men’s swimming & diving begin this week
The winter sport grand finale frenzy continues this week, with more confetti coming soon
March 27, 2024
🏆 Breaking records and taking names
Several athletes and teams broke records in their respective NCAA sports this weekend.
With the NCAA postseasons for winter sports approaching, top athletes are pulling out all the stops to gain an edge, leading to shattered records on the court, track, pool deck, and mat this weekend.
February 26, 2024
🤸 Lucky number 13
No. 3 LSU senior Haleigh Bryant records the NCAA's 14th-ever gym slam
No. 3 LSU senior Haleigh Bryant earned her 13th career perfect score and her first on beam, becoming the 14th NCAA women’s gymnast ever to achieve perfection in all four events (aka a gym slam).
February 11, 2024
🤸 No nights off
The latest from the all-important NCAA women’s gymnastics rankings
January 31, 2024
Unlike other sports’ subjective polling, gymnastics rankings are especially telling: They’re based on score averages throughout the season, meaning squads compete against opponents and their past selves at every meet.
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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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🤸 Everyone watches women’s gymnastics
The SEC flips to history in weekend gymnastics meets
The SEC is packed with talent, boasting more Top-25 teams than any other conference — and last Friday, they certainly lived up to that hype.
January 29, 2024
🤸 Ballin’ out on the mat
Ball State shines on the mats at the Tennessee Collegiate Classic
Athletes racked up eight perfect 10s this weekend alone, with half coming from squads you might not expect...
January 22, 2024
🤸 Hit the floor
Who's moving up and down the women's gymnastics rankings
Their Top 25 is especially volatile because rankings correlate with average meet scores, not subjective committee votes, like the AP’s.
January 17, 2024
🤸 Okay, Boomer (Sooner)
Defending champion Oklahoma impresses at Super 16 meet
The season’s first big meet — this weekend’s four-session, Mean Girls–themed Super 16 — is officially in the (burn) books, and it served dominance…and disappointment.
January 08, 2024
🤸 Let’s flipping go
2024 NCAA gymnastics season preview
You don’t have to wait until this summer’s Paris Olympics to catch world-class gymnastics — the collegiate women’s season hits the mat this weekend.
January 05, 2024
Kara Eaker announces retirement, citing abuse from an unnamed male coach
Kara Eaker announces retirement, citing abuse from an unnamed male coach
On Friday, Red Rocks junior and two-time Team USA World Champion Kara Eaker, a member of Utah’s 2023 national third-place squad, announced her retirement from women’s gymnastics and her withdrawal from the university, citing abuse from an unnamed male coach.
October 23, 2023