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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 4/28/24

3 Up

1. DiVincenzo Shot - Yeah, I'm biased. And you know what, I don't care. This moment brought me so many jobs this week, and it still is. "Bang! Bang!" 

2. Caitlin Clark Effect - Well, here we go. So many of the WNBA teams have begun moving their games against the Indiana Fever to larger arenas. The upcoming WNBA season is going to be so incredibly interesting.

3. Candace Parker - Rounding out a hoops-heavy "Up" this week is the retirement of Candace Parker. Yes, she drives the Knicks fanbase bonkers, but Parker is one of the greatest to ever lace them up. It's a shame she had to retire due to injury, but nonetheless, she should be proud. I personally will remember the 2021 WNBA Finals where she led her hometown Chicago Sky over the star-studded Phoenix Mercury. 

3 Down

1. Campus Protests - I've witnessed them personally at NYU. And we are set to see these protests continue, and likely grow, on campuses over the next few weeks. We are likely to see them disrupt commencement ceremonies as well. If the class of 2024 wasn't awkward enough in having their High School graduations interrupted due to COVID, in college, they get another world issue upending their accomplishment. That's rough...

2. Trump Trial - For the first time, a former U.S. President is on trial for criminal acts. There is sooooo much to unpack here. Mostly, it's bad. 

3. AI Voice Fake - This story is absolutely wild! And so incredibly scary. ANYONE can become a victim and and have their life turned over due to AI fakes. We need regulation on this immediately. 

Cover Photo

Police intervene and arrest more than 100 students at NYU, where students continued their demonstration on campus in solidarity with the students at Columbia University, and to oppose Israel's attacks on Gaza, in New York City on April 22, 2024. 

Fatih Aktas / Anadolu / Getty

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