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February 16, 2024

Caitlin Clark Breaks NCAA Women's All-time Scoring Record

Caitlin Clark has officially etched her name in history books. On Thursday, the Iowa Hawkeyes star officially passed Kelsey Plum to become the NCAA women’s all-time leading scorer, eclipsing 3,528 points. In true fashion, Clark shot from the logo 2:12 seconds in the first quarter to reach the milestone against Big Ten rivals Michigan. Plum’s record, set during her time as a University of Washington guard, had stood in NCAA record books since 2017.


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Bad Bunny, Chris Hemsworth, Jennifer Lopez & Zendaya to Co-Chair 2024 Met Gala

Known as fashion’s most opulent night, the Met Gala will be here before we know it, and excitement has only increased with the unveiling of this year’s co-hosts. Vogue announced on Thursday via Instagram that the 2024 Met Gala will be co-chaired by ZendayaJennifer LopezBad Bunny, and Chris Hemsworth, who join Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour for the A-list soirée. The star-studded event is held on the iconic steps of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on the first Monday in May. This year’s theme is “The Garden of Time,” which pays homage to the Costume Institute’s spring exhibition, “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion.”

Megan Thee Stallion, Nike Collaborate on 'Hot Girl Systems' Capsule

Megan Thee Stallion and Nike unveiled the rapper’s first-ever apparel and Nike By You footwear collaboration — Hot Girl Systems — on Thursday. The capsule combines her personal style and platform of championing mental and physical health. It includes shorts, sports bras, a bodysuit, a onesie, a bomber jacket with removable straps and sleeves, and cropped tees featuring Megan’s signature hottie flames, reflective materials, and Y2K-inspired graphics. On feet is a Nike By You Air Max 97 by Megan Thee Stallion that is customizable and allows the co-creation of a pair of the classic Nike shoes with details and finishes hand-selected by Megan herself. Shop apparel today on megantheettallion.com; Nike and select retailers will have it beginning Feb 20.

Coinbase Stock Surges After Exceeding Earnings Expectations

Coinbase reported its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday, and it looks like the cryptocurrency exchange platform swung to a profit. The reported revenue of $953.8 million exceeded the analyst forecast of $826.1 million, and overall, the company reported a profit of $273.4 million, or $1.04 per share. Compare this to the same quarter a year ago, when the company posted a loss of $557 million, or $2.46 per share reported. Finally, Coinbase saw 100% more trading volume during the final quarter versus the third quarter. Fourth-quarter volume amounted to $154 billion, ahead of the estimated $142.7 billion. On the heels of Thursday’s earnings report, Coinbase’s stock surged 7% in the extended session.

Kylian Mbappé Reportedly to Leave PSG, Eyeing Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé has told the club he intends to leave when his contract expires this summer, according to the Associated Press. While the five-time Ligue 1 champion hasn’t officially indicated which club he’d like to play for later this year, Mbappé is reportedly rumored to be heading to Spain to join Real Madrid. Mbappé, who has long said his idols growing up were Bernabéu legends Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo, has always wanted to play for Madrid. Still in his prime, this could be just the right time in the Frenchman’s career to orchestrate a blockbuster move.

A'ja Wilson's Book Cracks New York Times Bestseller List

Add another career milestone for A’ja Wilson. The Las Vegas Aces star’s “Dear Black Girls” book is officially on the New York Times Best Sellers list, debuting at No. 4 in the “Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous” category. Part memoir, part motivational, Wilson‘s book is described on Goodreads as “one remarkable author’s necessary and meaningful exploration of what it means to be a Black woman in America today ― and an of-the-moment rally cry to lift up women and girls everywhere.”