🥎 Lights, camera, dirt, smile
The NCAA softball national championship bracket is set
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With conference tourney champs crowned and the NCAA bracket finalized, 64 Division I (DI) teams now know their path to June’s eight-squad Women’s College World Series.
May 13, 2024
🥎 Highlights for days
NCAA softball conference tournaments are delivering jaw-dropping plays and extra-inning thrillers
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With automatic bids to the national tournament on the line, the girlies are stuffing your feed with web gems, walk-offs, and extra-inning barnburners.
May 10, 2024
🥎 Diamond-level drama
Upsets rattled NCAA softball’s final regular-season weekend
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Still stunned by the regular season’s last weekend? Same. The girlies closed things out with some diamond-level chaos, making fans even more excited for the upcoming postseason.
May 06, 2024
🥎 Nothin’ soft about it
Blockbuster matchups headline the last weekend of NCAA softball’s regular season
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It’s the last weekend of the regular season, and the season titles are still up for grabs in three stacked Power Five conferences.
May 03, 2024
🥎⚾ No pressure, no diamonds
Four NCAA baseball and softball series top the weekend’s watchlist
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April 26, 2024
Warmer weather means softball and baseball, and these three-game weekend series will put you in a springtime mood.
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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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🥎⚾ Heat check
With the postseason looming, baseball and softball diamonds are heating up
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With less than a month before softball and baseball conference tournaments take the field, here’s who’s dominating diamonds…and who’s been crushed by the pressure.
April 12, 2024
Athletes Unlimited Pro Softball announces multi-year deal to bring the league to Kansas
Athletes Unlimited Pro Softball announces multi-year deal to bring the league to Kansas
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Last Friday, Athletes Unlimited (AU) Pro Softball announced a multi-year agreement with Wichita State University to bring pro softball to Kansas, creating the first pro women’s sports league to play a full season in Wichita.
November 20, 2023
USA softball takes on Team Japan in All-Star Series
USA softball takes on Team Japan in All-Star Series
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The No. 1 USA Softball WNT — with an entire roster of current NCAA athletes — will compete in the Japan All-Star Series this weekend.
August 04, 2023
USA Softball Women's National Team goes for fourth straight World Cup title
USA Softball Women's National Team goes for fourth straight World Cup title
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The USA Softball Women’s National Team — featuring seven current or just-graduated NCAA stars — begins the hunt for their fourth (!!!) straight WBSC title tomorrow.
July 10, 2023
The 2023 Women's College World Series reaches new viewership highs
The 2023 Women's College World Series reaches new viewership highs
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The NCAA softball competition reached new viewership highs when Oklahoma scored its third consecutive championship on Thursday, strengthening the tournament’s business bonafides along the way.
June 12, 2023