The WNBA All-Star party & the rot of abuse in youth soccer culture
Content warning: Today’s episode contains mention of sexual harassment, disordered eating, and racism.
On today’s episode of The GIST of It, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz have everything you need to know about a thrilling sports weekend ahead. From the Wimbledon semifinals and final to the WNBA’s All-Star Weekend, the gals are here to prep you for all the fun to come.
Then after the break, it’s unfortunately time for yet another WTF story, this one coming out of youth soccer. News broke earlier this week of abusive allegations within a top youth club in Washington and the details are disturbingly similar to the sad trend at the pro level. El and Steph dig into the report and the implications for the game as a whole.