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Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 3rd, 2024. A Look at Justin Jefferson, Fearless Funds court injunction, Zach Fox and more.
Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

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Culture

An appeals court rules that VC Fearless Fund cannot issue grants to Black women, but the fight continues

VC firm Fearless Fund has faced a setback in its plans to issue grants to Black women business owners. On Monday, an appeals court ruled against Fearless, upholding a preliminary injunction in place on the program.

Zach Fox x Meet the Grahams

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Bad Boys & The Bummer Summer

After a miserable May at the box office, Hollywood’s hopes seem pinned on Sony’s Bad Boys: Ride or Die, the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence action sequel out June 7—and the latest faux tentpole in a summer filled with them. But executives won’t only be concerned with the actual performance of a franchise whose most […]

Bad Boys & The Bummer Summer
Everyone in town is wondering whether ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’ will be the latest movie to miss on its opening weekend tracking. But what if the tracking, and not the movie, is the problem?

Sports

Vikings, Justin Jefferson finally get a deal done

After months of back-and-forth, on-and-off negotiations, the Vikings and receiver Justin Jefferson have a deal. Per multiple reports, it's a four-year extension that pays $35 million per year in new money.

Vikings, Justin Jefferson finally get a deal done
Jefferson gets $35 million per year in new money.

Larry Allen dies at 52: Hall of Famer, Cowboys legend died 'suddenly' on vacation with family, team announces

Allen played 12 of his 14 seasons in Dallas, earning 11 Pro Bowl selections and six First-Team All-Pro nods.

Larry Allen dies at 52: Hall of Famer, Cowboys legend died ‘suddenly’ on vacation with family, team announces
Allen played 12 of his 14 seasons in Dallas, earning 11 Pro Bowl selections and six First Team All-Pro nods

Are Luka and Kyrie Really the Best Offensive Backcourt Ever?

Stan Van Gundy started the debate, heard your counters, and wasn’t swayed by a single alternative. “I never heard one that even gave me pause, to be honest,” he said.

Let’s start with a disclaimer: Stan Van Gundy did not set out to slight Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, or diminish Jerry West and Gail Goodrich, or diss Clyde Frazier and Earl Monroe.

Are Luka and Kyrie Really the Best Offensive Backcourt Ever?
Stan Van Gundy started the debate, heard your counters, and wasn’t swayed by a single alternative. “I never heard one that even gave me pause, to be honest,” he said.

HOFer Mourning recovering from prostate cancer

Miami Heat executive Alonzo Mourning had surgery to remove his prostate following a cancer diagnosis. The Hall of Famer is also urging men to get checked.

HOFer Mourning recovering from prostate cancer
Miami Heat executive Alonzo Mourning had surgery to remove his prostate following a cancer diagnosis. The Hall of Famer is also urging men to get checked.

Sneakers

The New Balance 991v2 Made in UK Gets Pretty in “Pink”
New Balance 991v2 Made in UK “Pink” sports a luxurious pigskin suede, leather and a premium mesh. Head to Nice Kicks for more info.
Every adidas Yeezy Releasing on Yeezy Day (June 4)
The final wave of adidas Yeezy releases continue. Learn about every adidas Yeezy releasing on Yeezy Day (June 4) on Nice Kicks.
The Nike GT Cut 3 “Blueprint” Releases in July
Nike GT Cut 3 “Blueprint” evoke the precision and innovation of an architectural blueprint. Head to Nice Kicks for more info.
Where to Buy the New Balance 550 “Angora/Copper”
New Balance 550 “Angora/Copper” is a warm and versatile offering perfect for the summer months. Head to Nice Kicks for more info.
Nike Alphafly 3 “Blueprint” Releases This July
Nike Alphafly 3 “Blueprint” sports an Atomknit 3.0 upper and Flyknit heel pods. Head to Nice Kicks for more info.

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Thursday Notes for June 20th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 20th, 2024 featuring Kendrick Lamar.
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19
Wednesday Notes for June 19th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 19th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.
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18
Tuesday Notes for June 18th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 18th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 18th, 2024. Boston Celtics win the 2024 NBA Finals.
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17
Monday Notes for June 17th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 17th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 17th, 2024.
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Friday Notes for June 14th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 14th, 2024.
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Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 13th, 2024.
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12
Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 12th, 2024.
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11
Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.
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10
Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 10th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game 2 Recap.
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07
Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 7th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game Recaps and new music from Tems and Kaytranada.
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06
Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 5th, 2024. A Look at Kendrick Lamar's Juneteenth, NBA Finals preview and more.
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Jun
05
Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 4th, 2024. A Look at Angel Reese, NPR Music.
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Jun
04
Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

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Jun
04
Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 3rd, 2024. A Look at Justin Jefferson, Fearless Funds court injunction, Zach Fox and more.
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Jun
03
Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
31
Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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30
Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

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29
Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

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28
Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

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27
Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

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May
24
Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

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May
23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

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May
22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

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May
22
Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

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21
Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

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May
21
Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Key Takeaways * Tyshawn Jones has launched his second signature sneaker with Adidas, the Tyshawn Low. * The sneaker is designed to
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May
20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

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Apr
08
adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

Lionel Messi's collaboration with Adidas Sambas, inspired by his time with Inter Miami, presents a captivating blend of style, performance,
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Apr
08
Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

The latest collaboration between Bode and Nike centered around the re-release of the Astro Grabber, a shoe with a rich
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Feb
08
Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

The Bodega x Saucony Jaunt Woven is a testament to the fusion of aesthetic appeal and functional design. It's a
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Jan
29
Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

The Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail" colorways are slated for release in the Spring and
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Jan
25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by zSneakerHeadz (@zsneakerheadz) Sneaker culture is excited as the iconic Air Jordan
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Jan
22
Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

The Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail," set to release in April 2024, is a highly anticipated addition to the Jordan Brand's Special Edition (SE) range.
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Apr
25
Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

2024 will feature the release of the Air Jordan 5 "Olive" in of Army Olive, Solar Orange, and Black. Air
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