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March 11, 2024

'Oppenheimer,' 'Poor Things' Clean Up at the Oscars 

As expected, Oppenheimer dominated the 96th Academy Awards. The blockbuster film picked up top acting nods for Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr., best director for Christopher Nolan, and best picture. Meanwhile, Emma Stone secured her second best actress statue for her starring role in Poor Things, which also had several wins. Da’Vine Joy Randolph won her first Oscar for best actress in a supporting role in The Holdovers. The best original song went to none other than Billie Eilish and Finneas for “What Was I Made For” from Barbie. Check out the full list of winners here.


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USWNT Win Gold Cup in Inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup

Captain Lindsey Horan‘s first-half header in stoppage time proved to be the only goal the USWNT needed to beat Brazil 1-0 in the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup final Sunday at Snapdragon Stadium. It was Horan’s third goal of the tournament and in the second half, substitute Lynn Williams nearly doubled the lead in the 79th minute but was ultimately ruled offside. The championship victory was the United States’ seventh straight over Brazil and the fourth in a tournament final. Not to mention, all four wins have been decided by one goal.

Ally Financial Inks Sponsorship Deal with Wrexham AFC Women

Ally Financial announced a historic, multi-million-dollar sponsorship with Wrexham AFC Women on Monday that will see the club travel to the U.S. for the first time this summer for the 2024 Wrex Coast Tour. The forthcoming trip will increase the club’s visibility on a global stage, further making the case that Wrexham AFC Women is one of the top clubs in the world. As part of this partnership, Ally will also sponsor the Wrexham AFC Men’s Summer Wrex Coast Tour. Stops and opponents will be announced soon, but fans can expect collaborations with key figures in women’s sports. Just last week, Ally announced another multi-million partnership with the Las Vegas Aces and some of its players.

Caitlin Clark Surpasses Stephen Curry's 3-Point Record

Caitlin Clark can’t stop breaking records. Over the weekend, the Iowa star passed Stephen Curry for the most 3-pointers in a single NCAA Division-I season. During his time at Davidson, Curry recorded 162 successful shots from beyond the arc through his 2007-08 campaign, and on Friday, in the Hawkeyes’ 95-62 Big Ten Tournament win against the Penn State Lady Lions, Clark eclipsed that figure, ending the game with a total of 164. On Sunday, Clark led the team to a come-from-behind 94-89 overtime win against Nebraska in the 2024 Big Ten Women’s Championship. This is the Hawkeyes’ third consecutive title.

'Dune: Part Two' Hauls in $365.7 Million Globally

Dune: Part Two continued its successful run in theaters for a second weekend worldwide. According to Deadline, the sci-fi flick made $81 million to cross the $200 million overseas mark, reaching $367.5 million globally. Stateside, it was dethroned from the top spot at the box office thanks to a stellar $58.3 million opening from Kung Fu Panda 4, however the film still earned $46 million from 4,074 venues.