Australian Open: The Barty continues
Australian Open: The Barty continues
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The GIST: With the No-vax Djokovic saga (mostly) behind us, there’s been no shortage of on-court drama from the opening rounds of the Australian Open.
January 19, 2022
Australian Open
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The Australian Open — the first tennis Grand Slam of the year — kicks off tonight, but not without a flurry of controversy. While Mr. Unvaccinated himself (government name, Novak Djokovic) has been stealing the spotlight, we have you covered on what else to watch in Aus.
January 16, 2022
A shocker down under
A shocker down under
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The GIST: The Novak Djokovic–Australian Open saga took a stunning turn yesterday when the Australian government’s initial decision to cancel his visa was reversed, granting the men’s world No. 1 entry into the country. WTF, mate?
January 10, 2022
Tennis: No court for the Novak Djokovic
Tennis: No court for the Novak Djokovic
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The GIST: More men’s sports drama? Coming right up. As we discussed on yesterday’s episode of The GIST of It, after initially receiving a medical exemption to compete for a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open, world No. 1 Novak Djokovic was denied entry into the country.
January 07, 2022
COVID-19: New year, same virus
COVID-19: New year, same virus
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The GIST: Yes, it’s 2022, but COVID-19 is still the main character. And while the NFL’s reduced quarantine guidelines have players returning to action more quickly (for better or worse), let’s take stock of what’s happening elsewhere in sports.
January 05, 2022