NCAA president Charlie Baker asks Congress to affirm that student-athletes are not school employees
NCAA president Charlie Baker asks Congress to affirm that student-athletes are not school employees
Yesterday, NCAA president Charlie Baker tried a new strategy: He asked Congress to affirm that student-athletes (SAs) are not school employees, a move that would help keep regulation under the NCAA’s umbrella, instead of the judicial system’s.
October 18, 2023
Celebrating LGBTQIA+ History Month
Celebrating LGBTQIA+ History Month
October is LGBTQIA+ History Month, so today we’re digging into the origins of this commemorative month, the athletes who’ve broken cis-heteronormative barriers, and the work still to do.
October 15, 2023
Happy International Day of the Girl
Happy International Day of the Girl
While The GIST celebrates every day, today we’re diving into what this holiday is all about, along with the benefits (and the barriers) to sports access for girls around the world.
October 11, 2023
Michelle Wie West invests in TGL's inaugural team
Michelle Wie West invests in TGL's inaugural team
Last week, recently retired golfer Michelle Wie West joined Alex Morgan and the Williams sisters as an investor in virtual golf league TGL’s inaugural team, the Los Angeles Golf Club (LAGC).
October 04, 2023
EA Sports doesn’t need FIFA's name to sell the latest edition of its popular soccer video game
EA Sports doesn’t need FIFA's name to sell the latest edition of its popular soccer video game
EA Sports' monopoly continues, with the gaming juggernaut proving it doesn’t need FIFA's name to sell the latest edition of its popular soccer video game, EA Sports FC 24.
October 04, 2023
Truth and reconciliation in sports
Truth and reconciliation in sports
We’re examining what these days are all about and their intersection with sports — both good and bad — as well as the impact of Indigenous athletes.
October 01, 2023
Coffee brands should capitalize on growth in women's sports
Coffee brands should capitalize on growth in women's sports
The latest buzz shows how coffee brands can capitalize on its demand among fans and athletes, especially in women's soccer.
September 27, 2023
How are the Big 12's newcomers adjusting to their new conference?
How are the Big 12's newcomers adjusting to their new conference?
The massive 2024–25 conference realignment experiment is creeping closer, but the Big 12’s already in the lab with four new members — former AACers UCF, Houston, and Cincinnati, plus BYU (who was independent in football, Mountain West in everything else) — this year.
September 27, 2023
Does a promotion-relegation model work to keep the Pac-12 alive?
Does a promotion-relegation model work to keep the Pac-12 alive?
That leaves the last-standing pair, Washington State and Oregon State, working together on creative solutions to save the 108-year-old conference.
September 27, 2023
Will Apple buy ESPN?
Will Apple buy ESPN?
An Apple–ESPN acquisition has long been perceived as a perfect fit, and Disney CEO Bob Iger's latest comments have involved looking for distribution partners to help ESPN go direct-to-consumer.
September 25, 2023
Haley Van Voorhis became the first female non-kicker to play in an NCAA football game
Haley Van Voorhis became the first female non-kicker to play in an NCAA football game
Ohio State’s and Oregon’s statement wins weren’t the only blockbusters on Saturday.
September 25, 2023