A red and white farewell to CanWNT icons, Sophie Schmidt and Christine Sinclair
A red and white farewell to CanWNT icons, Sophie Schmidt and Christine Sinclair
The dynamic duo will hang up their international cleats after a pair of upcoming friendlies against Australia, the first of which is tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET.
December 01, 2023
NJ/NY Gotham FC wins their first NWSL championship
NJ/NY Gotham FC wins their first NWSL championship
Just one year after finishing last in the league, No. 6 NJ/NY Gotham FC defeated No. 4 OL Reign 2–1 in Saturday’s final, a storybook ending for the first-time NWSL champions.
November 13, 2023
2023 NWSL championship preview
2023 NWSL championship preview
The NWSL Championship kicks off from San Diego tonight at 8 p.m. ET, so we’re here with all the deets before OL Reign and NJ/NY Gotham FC take the pitch.
November 11, 2023
The NWSL will crown a new champion after epic semis
The NWSL will crown a new champion after epic semis
After last night’s thrilling semis showdowns, two retiring football legends are set to meet in Saturday’s NWSL Championship, but only one can end their career with a title.
November 06, 2023
2023 NWSL semifinals preview
2023 NWSL semifinals preview
The women’s soccer international break is over, putting the four remaining NWSL playoff squads on center stage as they push through tired legs for a ticket to next week’s championship game.
November 03, 2023
2023 MLS Cup playoffs format
2023 MLS Cup playoffs format
No, Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami CF didn’t make the postseason this year, but there’s still some great footy to come, with 18 (!!!) squads beginning their very long quest for the MLS Cup.
October 25, 2023
Chaos incoming for NWSL Decision Day
Chaos incoming for NWSL Decision Day
October 13, 2023
This Sunday, eight teams will battle for four remaining playoff spots in the NWSL’s first-ever Decision Day, featuring six simultaneous games, all of which come with postseason implications.
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 The footy gals’ bumpy road to Paris & a new golf tourney mixes it up
Ep #325

The footy gals’ bumpy road to Paris & a new golf tourney mixes it up

December 07, 2023

Happy tiny Friday!

On today’s episode of The GIST of It, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz start on the international women’s soccer pitch, where the drama has been kicking as two of the world’s Top 4 teams failed to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics over the last week.

Then after the break, the gals swing through the shiny new Grant Thornton Invitational golf tournament, a first-of-its-kind mixed tourney that pairs LPGA and PGA stars together. Stick with El and Steph for everything you need to know on and off the links before the competition tees off tomorrow.

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Angel City FC is the most valuable team in the NWSL
Angel City FC is the most valuable team in the NWSL
Angel City FC tops the list at $180M, likely making it the highest-valued professional women’s sports team in the world, while the Chicago Red Stars fall last at $40M.
October 06, 2023
Spanish women's national team to compete this week after meeting with federation
Spanish women's national team to compete this week after meeting with federation
Members of the Spanish women’s national team begrudgingly arrived at training camp yesterday under threat of fines and possible suspension if their strike against the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) continues.
September 20, 2023
The Royal Spanish Football Federation finally fires women's head coach Jorge Vilda
The Royal Spanish Football Federation finally fires women's head coach Jorge Vilda
The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) finally fired embattled Spanish women’s national team coach Jorge Vilda yesterday, bringing his tumultuous tenure to an end.
September 06, 2023
More updates on the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation president Luis Rubiales saga
More updates on the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation president Luis Rubiales saga
Embattled Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales remains in power despite additional public denouncements of him forcibly kissing Spanish women’s national team star Jenni Hermoso at their WWC trophy presentation.
September 01, 2023
The regional presidents of RFEF call for President Rubiales to resign
The regional presidents of RFEF call for President Rubiales to resign
Just over a week after forcibly kissing player Jenni Hermoso after Spain’s 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup win, calls for Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales to resign continue to grow louder by the day.
August 30, 2023
The latest with RFEF president Luis Rubiales
The latest with RFEF president Luis Rubiales
Every twist and turn of this saga has brought new batsh!t details, so here’s a timeline of what’s gone down over the last few days.
August 28, 2023