Everything you need to know about the NBA Finals
Everything you need to know about the NBA Finals
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A rare Tuesday morning newsletter from us, but for a very special occasion: the NBA Finals start tonight. Before Game 1 tips off at 9 p.m. ET, we have all the goods on the championship matchup.
July 06, 2021
Indigenous Athletes You Need to Know
Indigenous Athletes You Need to Know
Today is Independence Day in the United States, and last Thursday marked Canada Day. But this year, after the remains of more than 1,000 residential school victims were discovered, we have little to celebrate. We're using our platform today to highlight some of the many incredible Indigenous athletes who broke barriers and excelled in sports, while also dealing with racism, generational trauma and a long list of injustices.
July 04, 2021
Diana Taurasi Returns and Sets New WNBA Record
Diana Taurasi Returns and Sets New WNBA Record
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The GIST: It was a jam-packed weekend of basketball, but let’s start with the good stuff from the WNBA: Diana Taurasi is back.
June 28, 2021
Recapping the Exciting Round of 16 Euro Matches
Recapping the Exciting Round of 16 Euro Matches
The GIST: The Euros’ knockout Round of 16 is underway, and when every match is a battle of the best, there are bound to be some upsets. This is what Drake songs are made of.
June 28, 2021
Los Angeles: Future UCLA Stars will Compete in Tokyo Olympics
Los Angeles: Future UCLA Stars will Compete in Tokyo Olympics
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The GIST: Clippers skating on thin ice, wins for both LA baseball teams, and some notable UCLA gymnastic stars.
June 28, 2021
Lawsuit Alleges Blackhawks Ignored Trouble within Team
Lawsuit Alleges Blackhawks Ignored Trouble within Team
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The GIST: A former Blackhawk filed a lawsuit against the club last month, alleging that he and another teammate were sexually assaulted by former video coach Brad Aldrich, and the ’Hawks ignored it. Today we’re bringing you “the gist” on the developing story.
June 28, 2021
Boston: Red Sox Sweep Yankees for 2nd Time this Season
Boston: Red Sox Sweep Yankees for 2nd Time this Season
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The GIST: As soon as we saw Jason Varitek pushing Dustin Pedroia in the home run cart, we knew it was going to be a good sports weekend. Hey Google, play our favorite video of all time.
June 28, 2021
Team USA Continues to Add Star Power to its Roster
Team USA Continues to Add Star Power to its Roster
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The GIST: Though Serena Williams won’t be competing in the Olympics, an epidemiologist and the GOAT punched their tickets to the Tokyo Games. Just 25 days to go...
June 28, 2021
Philadelphia: Phillies Keep the "W" Tallies Coming Strong
Philadelphia: Phillies Keep the "W" Tallies Coming Strong
The GIST: What do you get when your NHL team didn’t make the postseason, your NBA team lost in the second round and your city still doesn’t have a WNBA or NWSL team? Regular season baseball. *winks*
June 28, 2021