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NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing)
Following in the footsteps of his “Millennial” car earlier in the season (which featured avocado toast and millennials favorite hashtags), driver Kevin Harvick will be hitting the track this weekend in the “Gen X” car. The neon paint scheme features lingo and iconography from the Gen X era. GNARLY
Jennifer Lopez celebrated the big 5-0 looking better than any 21-year-old. She celebrated with friends and her former baseball player and current broadcaster fiancée Alex Rodriguez. The party, which started at 9 pm (she truly is a unicorn), featured a 12-foot cake and a sweet new ride from her groom-to-be to ring in her new decade, a $140,000 Porsche. DO IT WELL
While the weather might say otherwise, it’s been a great month for golf (PGA – Professional Golfers Association) in the country of Ireland. Last week, they hosted The Open (aka the British Open) and Irishman Shane Lowry took home the trophy. And yesterday they were awarded the 2026 Ryder Cup, which is a biennial tournament between golfers from the U.S. and Europe.
Keep an eye on golfer Justin Thomas this weekend on the course. He will be wearing custom golf shoes designed by a 14-year-old cancer survivor. A PEP IN HIS STEP
What happens in Vegas this weekend will be seen around the world. The city, which is home to the Las Vegas Aces WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) team, will host of the WNBA All-Star Game. The teams were picked in the same stress-inducing way your middle school kickball class was chosen, by two captains, who had their pick from a pool of players voted on by the fans, head coaches, sports writers and broadcasters. SLAM DUNK
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