Ep #194: Hockey culture? Still trash: The latest on Hockey Canada
On today’s episode of The GIST of It, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz are back discussing a topic that’s far too often the subject of this podcast: toxic hockey culture. With Hockey Canada’s sexual assault crisis continuing to unfold, El and Steph detail the long, winding and frustrating timeline.
Then after the break, the gals zoom out to discuss what it’ll take to actually change hockey culture. Thanks for tuning in for this difficult but important episode.*
*Today’s episode includes mention of sexual assault. Please take care while listening.
Ep #193: Clip in: A Tour de France Femme Preview
At long last, the first official women’s Tour de France begins this Sunday. So, today’s episode of The GIST of It has everything you need to know about the historic inaugural occasion.
Co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz kick things off with a brief history of women’s cycling, including a discussion of the bike’s pivotal role in the women’s rights movement. Sports and feminism? You love to see it.
Then after the break, El and Steph dive into the details of the 2022 Tour de France Femme. From the course to how the scoring works to the top cyclists to watch — they have you covered.
Ep #192: WTFs all around: ESPN’s controversial snubs and a Deshaun Watson update
Hope you’re ready to get fired up on this fine Tuesday because today’s episode of The GIST of It features not one, but two WTF moments from the sports world.
First, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz discuss controversy surrounding the ESPYs after ESPN neglected to invite reigning Player of the Year, Best College Athlete nominee Aliyah Boston to Wednesday’s award ceremony. Yes, seriously.
Then after the break, El and Steph have an important update to the ongoing Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson saga, along with a look ahead to when (and if) the NFL will issue the QB a suspension after he faced multiple sexual assault allegations.*
*Content warning: Today’s episode does include mention of sexual assault. Please take care while listening.