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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 9/6/20


 
3 Up

1. Bloomberg's $100M Gift for Black Doctors - While we can still poke fun of Bloomberg's Presidential attempt - all five minutes of it (sorry, I tried) - his attempt to solve the issue of the shortage of black doctors (as well as the disproportionate rate of lacking healthcare for black America) is commendable. The initiative is interesting, and really, is a window into how so many billionaires can truly solve many of the world's problems if they tried - or cared. 

2. Mike Trout - Trout is starting to go down as probably the best athlete to not have any type of buzz. Trout smashed his 300th career home run, moving him past Tim Salmon (Trout passes Salmon, hey yo!) on the Angels All-Time Homerun list. Trout is at 300 Homeruns at the age of 29. Baseball needs to get Trout into the playoffs...badly. 

3. Labor Day Weekend - And suddenly, it was Labor Day. I'm still reeling and trying to make sense of the events of Memorial Day, but 2020 trucks on, and we're in the last quarter of this awful year. 

3 Down

1. Pandemic Evictions - The CNN spotlight into what is happening regarding evictions around the country made it's way around social media, and really, it was a tough piece to get through. However, this is the reality our economic standard with limited job outlook and a poor economy. It's very disheartening, 

2. College Campuses (and Towns) - College campuses are struggling with outbreaks, tons of furloughs across campus, limited opportunity for education exploration, and the rise of struggles for so many businesses in college towns that rely on campus activity. 

3. "Losers" and "Suckers" - I don't get into some of these stories, which are usually some sort of disorientated story of the left playing up stories and the right ignoring or changing the narrative. However, this story has some serious smoke with both sides confirming the story. Shame on the President. 

1 Clown

1. Novak DJokivic - Dude, that was an ass move. I'm really not buying the accident excuse, either. 

1 Missed

1. Tom Seaver - I never saw Seaver, but hearing and seewing from Mets fans what he meant to the Mets and to baseball - not to mention the numbers he put up - all of it is incredible. 2020 has not been kind. 

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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 2/11/24

3 Up 1. Super Bowl - That was an entertaining game! I'm definitely your football casual, so appropriately adjust your take in reading this. I rarely dive into the Super Bowl other than for social interest and custom, but I genuinely was glued to my seat watching this event - game and halftime performance. Well done, NFL.  Also, a record of 123M people watching it - that's pretty good, too.  1a. Patrick Mahomes/Chiefs - Congratulations to the Chiefs on a rarity in the NFL - back-to-back titles! Even more so, is the props towards Mahomes. Again, a super causal here, but that dude pulls me in. He's amazing.  1b. Usher Performance - I was all about it. Amazingly, I'm now the age of the target demographic of the NFL for these halftime shows. Regardless, Usher killed it!  2. Annie Ray - We often don't see these Grammys handed out, but kudos to Annie Ray for receiving a Grammy for her amazing work in music education. Definitely give this a quick read.  3. Record Stocks -