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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 5/5/24

3 Up

1. Kendrick vs. Drake - This was fun all weekend. Hip Hop hasn't seen this kind of heavyweight battle in a long time, and it got some stars throwing haymakers on tracks all weekend. Personally...Kendrick is special. "They Not Like Us" is sure to be a banger all summer. "Meet the Grahams" is pure creativity in it's highest form. 

2. Anthony Edwards - Speaking of special, this guy is quickly rising up my unofficial "must-see" list. I'm locked into T'Wolves games (besides their amazing defense) for Ant Man. 

3. Lyon, France - Not expected, but I'm giving an "Up" to Lyon, France for being one of the most amazing pro wrestling crowds ever for WWE Backlash 2024. Just amazing stuff. 

3 Down

1. Campus Protests - They continue this week with no end in sight. It's unfortunate, as so many bad actors are escalating things and ruining the peaceful protests by on-campus students. 

I feel for this COVID class (or cohort) who saw their High School graduation canceled for the global pandemic, and some will now see a similar fate in college due to rising safety concerns on campus. 

2. Flooding - Houston. Brazil. Abu Dhabi. Kenya. All around the world saw intense rain and flooding. It's kind of crazy, and so many individuals and areas are suffering because of it. 

3. ESPN - Adding some levity to the "down" section is this at number three - how can ESPN be this terrible at producing NBA coverage? The panel remains absolutely horrendous. Why is the sports analyst landscape so incredibly vapid? 

Cover Photo 

Anthony Edwards #5 of the Minnesota Timberwolves celebrates after defeating the Denver Nuggets in Game One of the Western Conference Second Round Playoffs at Ball Arena on May 04, 2024, in Denver, Colorado. 
Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

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