Canadian brands are getting in the women’s sports action
Canadian brands are getting in the women’s sports action. Canadian Tire directed millions of sponsorship dollars towards professional women’s sports on Monday, while GE Appliances Canada supported CanWNT in its ongoing labor dispute with Canada Soccer.
March 08, 2023
One big thing: One year since Russia invaded Ukraine
As discussed on yesterday’s episode of The GIST of It, today marks one year since Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
February 24, 2023
Overtime is hoping to be first in the battle for Gen Z
Yesterday, the sports media company launched Overtime Boxing (OTX), a competition spotlighting the next generation of boxers — and targeting young sports fans — that begins in August.
February 22, 2023
Disney and Ally announced a multi-year, multimillion dollar deal to invest more than 90% of Ally’s media budget in ESPN’s women’s sports broadcasts
On Monday, the pair announced a multi-year, multimillion dollar deal to invest more than 90% (!!!) of Ally’s media budget in ESPN’s women’s sports broadcasts, beginning with March’s ACC women’s and men’s basketball championships.
February 22, 2023
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White publicly slapping his wife has gone stunningly underdiscussed
Blame it on the holiday-break news cycle, or the fact that one of the biggest sports media companies discouraged its employees from writing anything “incendiary” about it, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White publicly slapping his wife has gone stunningly underdiscussed.
January 11, 2023
NCAA: Redistribution of wealth
In a Tuesday report, the Division I (DI) transformation committee recommended restructuring the NCAA’s revenue distribution program that primarily rewards schools for their performance in just one competition — men’s March Madness.
January 06, 2023
The biggest moments in Jewish sports history
Hanukkah begins today at sundown, so in today’s newsletter we’re highlighting major moments in Jewish sports history and calling out antisemitism in the sports world. Let’s (Sunday) scroll.
November 28, 2021
Native American Heritage Month
in honor of Native American Heritage Month in the U.S. and with American Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re focusing on Native American mascots in sports and the work being done to eliminate these harmful stereotypes. From high school to the pros, this is a pervasive issue, so today we’re shedding light and calling for change.
November 21, 2021