This week in sports.
🏒Hockey: Women’s pro hockey is making its 2021 debut on Saturday. The NWHL’s sixth season will be a , taking place in a bubble in Lake Placid, New York, over a condensed two-week period. The six teams will play in a 15 game regular season, then head into a round robin before the sudden death postseason.
- For the first time in women’s pro hockey history, games will be broadcast nationally on NBCSN (check out the full schedule ). And be sure to keep an eye out for The GIST’s Sunday Scroll this weekend for a deep dive on all things women’s hockey.
⛳️Golf: The new LPGA season (much longer than the NWHL’s) is starting, too! The LPGA is kicking off their with this weekend’s Diamond Resort Tournament of Champions. The four-day Florida event tees off this morning and features top-five American stars Nelly Korda and Danielle Kang. Check out the leaderboard .
⚽️Soccer: The USWNT is back, though it looks like they never actually left. In preparation for February’s , the reigning FIFA World Cup champs easily defeated Colombia 4–0 in their friendly on Monday, and we’re expecting a similar result in tomorrow night’s rematch at 7 p.m. ET.