Olympics: Let the boycotts begin
Olympics: Let the boycotts begin
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The GIST: On Monday, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. would conduct a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics due to China’s ongoing human rights abuses.
December 08, 2021
College football: Weekend recap
College football: Weekend recap
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The GIST: After a wild conference championship weekend, the four-team College Football Playoff (CFP) field is set: No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Michigan, No. 3 Georgia and undefeated No. 4 Cincinnati (the first non–Power Five to make the CFP).
December 06, 2021
Women's FA Cup Final Preview
After a season of action tempered with COVID-19 delays, the stage is set for today’s 2020–21 Women’s FA Cup final. Chelsea (the Blues) and Arsenal (the Gunners) will battle in today’s “London Derby” match at 9 a.m. ET. So swap your Sunday coffee and toast for some black tea and biscuits and get ready for a morning of soccer football!
December 05, 2021
Tennis: The WTA is taking a stand
Tennis: The WTA is taking a stand
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The GIST: In an unprecedented move, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has suspended all tournaments in China over ongoing concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai (pronounced PUNG sh-WHY).
December 03, 2021
College: It’s a call we’ll never get
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The GIST: While we wait for the single-elimination women’s volleyball championship tournament to begin, the college football coaching carousel is serving up all the drama.
December 01, 2021
MLB Work Stoppage
MLB Work Stoppage
The GIST: With no new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in sight, the MLB appears to be heading for its ninth work stoppage in its nearly 150-year history.
December 01, 2021