Big Ten to Start Fall Sports in October
Big Ten to Start Fall Sports in October
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Increased confidence in media protocols and pressure from players, parents, and the president all lead to the Big Ten reversing its decision to postpone fall sports.
September 17, 2020
Podcast Episode 35: Mental health stigma in sports
Podcast Episode 35: Mental health stigma in sports
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This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph discuss the incredibly insensitive and damaging remarks from reporter Skip Bayless on Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott speaking up about his depression. They also touch on radio host Dan McNeil’s wildly sexist remarks about NFL sideline reporter Maria Taylor. So much for the NFL being better this year, eh? Tune in.
September 16, 2020
Kansas City Chiefs to Kick off 2020 NFL Season - Here's Everything You Need to Know
Kansas City Chiefs to Kick off 2020 NFL Season - Here's Everything You Need to Know
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The NFL's season starts tonight, even though the preseason was canceled in response to COVID-19.
September 10, 2020
Podcast Episode 34: Everything you need to know about the 2020 NFL season
Podcast Episode 34: Everything you need to know about the 2020 NFL season
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This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give #thegist on everything you need to know about the upcoming 2020 NFL season (think COVID-19 implications, BLM initiatives and more) and discuss why Serena Williams continues to be unfairly portrayed by sports media. Tune in, won’t you?
September 10, 2020
College Football is a Hot Mess
College Football is a Hot Mess
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Things are getting messier by the day in the college football world. Since mid-August there’s been a petitionhttps://thegist.createsend1.com/t/t-l-pukjhil-l-g/, a lawsuithttps://thegist.createsend1.com/t/t-l-pukjhil-l-w/, a tweethttps://thegist.createsend1.com/t/t-l-pukjhil-l-yd/ from president Donald Trump and, of course, a pandemic. And you thought The Bachelorette was dramatic.
September 03, 2020
Podcast Episode 33: Colleges are taking advantage of Black athletes
Podcast Episode 33: Colleges are taking advantage of Black athletes
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This week co-hosts Ellen and Steph give #thegist on the sports world’s restart of the restart and discuss whether or not it's time for student-athletes, especially Black student-athletes, to unionize.
September 03, 2020
Players and Leagues Use Their Platforms to Further Social Justice Discussions
Players and Leagues Use Their Platforms to Further Social Justice Discussions
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Although last week’s wildcat strike of games and practices lasted only a few days, the impacts have long-term potential.
August 31, 2020