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June 1, 2024

Pharrell Williams Calls in the Dogs for for Pre-SS25 Collection

Pharrell Williams continues to take big swings as the men’s creative director at Louis Vuitton. Williams enlisted some canine assistance for his most recent Pre-Spring/Summer 25 Collection. “DOG LVERS” integrated dog-inspired designs on classic LV silhouettes as well as some products for pooches.


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Live Nation Claims it was Subject of Cyber Attack

The issues continue to stack for Live Nation. Following the DOJ’s lawsuit, the ticket giant revealed that it was the subject of a massive cyber attack, largely under its Ticketmaster arm. The event occurred on May 27 and the company has acted swiftly to identify the source and “mitigate risk to our users,” according to a statement from the company.

WNBA Fuels Bettors in Early Season Surge

The young WNBA season has already set all sorts of records, both on the court and beyond. According to data from FanDuel, WNBA games have garnered a 415% year-over-year increase in total bet count. Opening night alone showcased a 194% increase in total handle, with half of the bets placed by first-time WNBA bettors. Despite a 1-8 start, Caitlin Clark and the Fever still have 51% of the bet count for WNBA Champ.

'Moana 2' Trailer Sets New 24-Hour Views Record

Dwayne Johnson and the rest of the Moana cast are returning to the big screen. Disney and Pixar dropped the trailer for the long-awaited sequal, Moana 2, earlier this week and it instantly made waves, garnering more than 178 million views in the first 24 hours. This set a new record for Disney animated films.

The Sphere Honors Bill Walton with Dead & Company Tribute

NBA legend Bill Walton passed away earlier this week at the age of 71. The Hall of Fame hooper was a notorious Grateful Dead fan. To honor his passing, The Sphere projected a tie-dyed 32 over a string of roses at Thursday night’s Dead & Company show. The band also dedicated a cover of Bob Dylan’d “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” as it closed out the second set.

PWHL Closes out Inaugural Season with Massive Attendance Numbers

The PWHL finished up its first season this week, as Minnesota took down Boston 3-0 to secure the inaugural Walter Cup. The wildly successful league outdrew expectations, as reports indicate that more than 392,000 fans attended games throughout the first year.