PHF: Partners in strategic development
PHF: Partners in strategic development
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The GIST: The PHF (formerly NWHL) is on a power play. The women’s hockey league announced a strategic development partnership with marketing agency Octagon on Tuesday, and the parties have a wide range of plans.
March 16, 2022
NCAAM: Let the games begin
NCAAM: Let the games begin
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The GIST: March Madness action has already begun on the men’s side. No. 16 Texas Southern and No. 12 Indiana won last night’s “First Four” games, and there are two more on deck tonight before the 64-team action gets underway tomorrow. Here’s your complete guide to all of the, well, madness.
March 16, 2022
NFL: Disappointed, but not surprised
NFL: Disappointed, but not surprised
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The GIST: NFL free agency is typically one of the most exciting times of the year, but, as we discussed on yesterday’s episode of The GIST of It podcast, some troubling trade rumors have us feeling more anger than eager towards the impending flurry of news.*
March 16, 2022
Paralympics: Bigger than sport
Paralympics: Bigger than sport
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The GIST: Nine days and 78 events later, the 2022 Winter Paralympics finished with yesterday’s Closing Ceremony, but the images of strength and resilience on display in Beijing will last well beyond the Games.
March 14, 2022
NWSL: Angel City is raking it in
NWSL: Angel City is raking it in
The GIST: Ahead of Friday’s start of the NWSL Challenge Cup, Angel City FC co-founder and president Julie Uhrman told SXSW attendees on Sunday that the club has already booked $35 million in sponsorship revenue, despite not yet playing a game.
March 14, 2022
Chelsea FC: Another sponsor bites the dust
Chelsea FC: Another sponsor bites the dust
The GIST: The rollercoaster continues for Chelsea after the U.K. sanctioned club owner and Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich on Thursday. Another major sponsor — Hyundai — is suspending its deal with the club, while regulatory bodies are cutting Chelsea and Abramovich off from funds and power. It takes a village.
March 14, 2022
NCAA: Ballin’ like March Madness
NCAA: Ballin’ like March Madness
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The GIST: The last conference champs have been crowned, the fields are set, our (women’s and men’s!) GIST-exclusive bracket challenge is open. Let the madness begin.
March 14, 2022
Chelsea FC: The hammer has dropped
Chelsea FC: The hammer has dropped
The GIST: The U.K. government finally sanctioned Russian oligarch and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich yesterday in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. The move, which froze all of Abramovich’s U.K. assets, dramatically impacts club operations and raises questions about Chelsea’s cash flow.
March 11, 2022