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May 20, 2024

Sabrina Ionescu Unveils the Sabrina 2

The New York Liberty capped a huge opening week, posting their second W against Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever. The match up set a WNBA record for ticket revenue with $2 million at its sold-out crowd of 17,000 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Prior to Saturday’s game, Sabrina Ionescu stepped into the tunnel toting her second signature silhouette. The shoe, which is set to drop on June 28, looks to continue the success of the Sabrina 1 with a lighter execution and the same stability and comfort as its predec. Stay tuned to Boardroom’s Sneaker Game for all the details of Sabrina’s newest offering.


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WNBA Announces Investigation of Las Vegas Aces Following Tourism Sponsorship

The Las Vegas Aces had a huge weekend. The defending champions received an unexpected sponsorship from the local The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, which gifted each player on the roster with $100,000 for both the 2024 and 2025 seasons. However, after their takedown of the Sparks on Saturday, the team found out that they were subject of a WNBA investigation. Upon hearing the news, A’ja Wilson told reporters, “’Oh, wow, just another day in the life of the Aces.’”

John Krasinksi’s Star-studded ‘IF’ Opens with $35M

John Krasinski stepped behind the camera for his most recent film. He teamed up with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Ryan Reynolds, Brad Pitt, and Steve Carrell for IF, which posted a strong Sunday to bring in $35 million for its opening weekend. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film netted one of the strongest-ever performances for the opening weekend of a live-action PG film.

Xander Schauffele Sinks $3.25M Putt to Take Home First PGA Title

Xander Schauffele no longer has to chase his first-ever PGA title. The American golfer sunk his put on the 18th green to clinch the PGA Championship and its top prize of $3.25 million. To this point, Schauffele was widely held to be the league’s most promising talents; however, he had yet to secure a tour title. The putt placed put him at 21 under par and lifted him over Bryson DeChambeau who took second place.

Chelsea and Arsenal’s Women’s Clubs Headed to US for Summer Tour

Emma Hayes closed out her run as Chelsea’s manager on top. The club took home the Women’s Super League title, taking down Manchester United 6-0. Following the win, the team announced it will hit the road this summer with rival Arsenal for a US preseason tour. Gotham FC will take on Chelsea at Red Bull Arena, while Arsenal will face off against the Washington Spirit. Then the two teams will play a friendly on Aug. 19 in Washington, DC.