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June 24, 2024

A’ja Wilson Drops Signature Nike Logo

A’ja Wilson is a self-described “diamond in the rough” and now she has the signature logo to prove it. The Las Vegas Aces star unveiled the logo over the weekend. It features a combination of a star and an A, and according to a release from the Swoosh, it is “inspired by her distinctive style, incredible performance, and unapologetic realness.” The first edition is expected to drop in 2025.


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Yankees-Dodgers Series Brings in MLB’s Biggest TV Audience Since 2022

The YankeesDodgers rivalry is heating up and baseball fans are tuning in to catch the action. The two teams have faced off several times over the last few weeks and are drawing big numbers for Fox and ESPN. The June 8 game brought in 2.91 million viewers to the Fox broadcast, setting the biggest audience since Sept. 2022 for the MLB property. The bicoastal match-up also set a season record for ESPN for the June 9 game with 2.48 million.

‘Inside Out 2’ Sets New Record with 2nd Consecutive $100M+ Weekend

It’s been a sluggish year for the Hollywood box office. However, Inside Out 2 is here to change all that. The Pixar animated film took in $100 million in its second weekend in domestic box offices, while bringing in an additional $164.4 million internationally. The film has quickly become the top-grossing film of 2024, totaling $724.4 million thus far and putting it ahead of Dune: Part Two which took in $711 million. Bad Boys: Ride or Die remained in the No. 2 spot, bringing its domestic total close to $150 million.

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘The Pop Out’ Sets New Amazon Music Record

Kendrick Lamar brought out LA’s finest to his Juneteenth “The Pop Out – Ken & Friends” show. The event took place at the Kia Forum and promptly sold out. The Compton-born Lamar included cameos from Tyler, the Creator, Schoolboy Q, Russell Westbrook, and more. Amazon Music confirmed that it was the most-streamed event in its history.

James Dolan Nets Three-year Extension as MSG Entertainment CEO

James Dolan and MSG Entertainment had a huge year. Now, the two are making it official for at least another three years. Dolan, who also serves as CEO for MSG Sports and Sphere Entertainment Co., will remain in the top spot at MSG Entertainment through 2027, official SEC documents revealed. Dolan is expected to earn a $1.5 million base salary and is eligible for incentives of more than $8.5 million.