⚽ Keep her runnin’ back and forth, soccer team
The ninth annual SheBelieves Cup kicks off tomorrow
The ninth annual SheBelieves Cup kicks off tomorrow, with four of the world’s best women’s footy squads competing in a preview of this year’s Paris Olympics. Oui oui.
April 05, 2024
👀 What’s new
Everything you need to know about the 2024 NWSL season
Beyond arming each team with splashy new kits, the league is evolving to stay competitive with Europe’s pro women’s leagues, like England’s Women’s Super League (WSL), Spain’s Liga F, and France’s Division 1 Féminine.
March 15, 2024
⚽ Throw it in the bag
No. 2 USWNT win inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup
The No. 2 USWNT won the inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup in front of a sold-out 30K person crowd last night, defeating No. 11 Brazil 1–0 — a much-needed trophy as this transitioning U.S. team begins to find their footing with the Paris Olympics just four months away.
March 11, 2024
⚽ Let the rain fall down
No. 2 USWNT advances to the inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup final
The inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup championship match is set with the No. 2 USWNT advancing to face No. 11 Brazil on Sunday at 8:15 p.m. ET, but the road to get there was, in fact, a river.
March 08, 2024
⚽ It’s go time
No. 10 CanWNT prepares for the Concacaf W Gold Cup semis
As a refresher, this first-ever tourney pits the continent’s best against each other as a tuneup for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. Fan-footy-tastic.
March 06, 2024
⚽ It’s go time
No. 2 USWNT prepares for the Concacaf W Gold Cup semis
The inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup semis kick off tonight with two must-see matches between four regional powers on deck from San Diego’s Snapdragon Stadium.
March 06, 2024
⚽ Gold rush, incoming
No. 2 USWNT books their ticket to the Concacaf W Gold Cup semifinals
March 04, 2024
After a thrilling weekend of international footy, the first-ever Concacaf W Gold Cup semifinals are set, with four regional powers still fighting for the inaugural trophy as the 2024 Paris Olympics loom large.
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Ep #368

French Open preview and a conversation with legendary Toronto sports reporter, Hazel Mae

May 23, 2024
French Open preview and a conversation with legendary Toronto sports reporter, Hazel Mae

Happy Tiny Friday!

Welcome to an extra-special episode of The GIST of It. First, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz preview the second tennis Grand Slam of the year: the French Open, which begins this Sunday. Oui oui!

Then stick around for a very exciting part two: a conversation between El and Toronto reporting legend, Hazel Mae, taped live in the Six near the Toronto Blue Jays home stadium.

A big thank you to our friends at Destination Toronto for sponsoring this event and to Aflac for powering today’s episode! Just like The GIST tackles the gap in women’s sports coverage, Aflac closes the gap that health insurance leaves behind. Learn more at aflac.com/thegist.

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⚽ Only shooting stars break the mold
Concacaf W Gold Cup quarter-final preview: USWNT edition
The knockout stage of the inaugural Concacaf W Gold Cup kicks off tomorrow, and while some squads are finding their stride in the Paris 2024 Olympics tune-up tourney, others are faltering.
March 01, 2024
⚽ What’s going on?
CanWNT’s players’ association sues Canada Soccer for $40M
On the eve of No. 10 CanWNT’s 6–0 CONCACAF W Gold Cup win over No. 104 El Salvador, the Canadian Soccer Players’ Association (which represents CanWNT) filed a lawsuit against its employer, Canada Soccer, for $40M, alleging financial negligence.
February 23, 2024
⚽ It’s a real-life boogie
2024 MLS season preview
The 29th MLS season kicks off tonight — the league’s earliest-ever start as its popularity reaches new heights, largely thanks to a certain GOAT in South Beach.
February 21, 2024
Everything you need to know about the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup
Everything you need to know about the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup
Today’s special edition is all about the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup, a brand-new elite competition featuring some of the best women’s soccer teams in the world, including the No. 2 USWNT and No. 10 CanWNT.
February 20, 2024
⚽ Ballin’ out
Mallory Swanson signs highest paying contract in NWSL history
Less than one year after a knee injury sidelined her for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Chicago Red Stars forward Mallory Swanson inked the largest and highest-paying contract in NWSL history yesterday, a $2M, five-year deal.
January 17, 2024
⚽ Empire state of mind
NJ/NY Gotham FC signed two USWNT superstars
Defending champions NJ/NY Gotham FC are making all the money moves this offseason, signing two USWNT superstars, with two more reportedly on the horizon.
January 03, 2024