Sports Quick Hits: November 22nd, 2021
⛳️LPGA: While Americans Mina Harigae and world No. 1 Nelly Korda finished third and fifth, respectively, at the CME Group Tour Championship, yesterday was all about South Korea’s Jin Young Ko, who won her second straight season finale title, securing the $1.5 million first-place purse and LPGA Player of the Year honors.
🏒Hockey: After two straight rivalry losses to Canada, Team USA bounced back yesterday, winning 3–2 in overtime. Pal of The GIST of It podcast Hilary Knight scored twice, giving the U.S. a chance to even the My Why Tour series, tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET. Nothing we do better than revenge.
⚽️MLS playoffs: Single-elimination postseason play kicked off on Saturday and has been all chalk (aka as expected) so far. Round one continues tomorrow with No. 3 Nashville SC vs. No. 6 Orlando City SC at 8 p.m. ET followed by the No. 2 Seattle Sounders FC vs. No. 7 Real Salt Lake at 10:30 p.m. ET.
🏎F1: The F1 season is going to come down to the wire, with Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton notching another dominant win in Qatar yesterday. Following last week’s win in Brazil, Hamilton is now just eight points behind Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in the overall standings with two races to go. The drama.