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GAME. BLOUSES.

Game 1 of the WNBA Finals between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx was a thriller Sunday night! With the score tied at 76-76, the ball was kicked out to Sparks guard Alana Beard, who knocked down the corner jumper and gave the Sparks a 1-0 series lead.

Watch the play here!

Beard even left WNBA legend and former Los Angeles Sparks great Lisa Leslie breathless … literally.

This is going to be a great series.

BLESSINGS!

Some things are bigger than football.

Before facing the New York Jets on Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams stopped and hugged a group of breast cancer survivors who were on the sidelines. If you didn’t know already, Williams dyes his hair pink to honor his mother, Sandra Hill, who died of breast cancer in 2014.

Williams has stood strong in support of breast cancer awareness, even when the very league he plays for fined him for wearing customized breast cancer eye black last season.

All of that history aside, big ups to Williams for being one of the leagues faces of supporting breast cancer awareness, because at the end of the day, some things are in fact bigger than football.

SOCIAL STATUS

For those of you who are fans of Marvel Studios and Luke Cage, Marvel just dropped something hot. Check out this trailer for its next show, Iron Fist.

The character Iron Fist is going to be joining Luke Cage, along with Jessica Jones and Daredevil, as the superhero collective known as The Defenders, and people can’t wait.

WARNING: This picture below might make you super impatient for the crossovers because of its pure awesomeness.

Iron Fist comes out March 17, 2017, joining a pretty stacked TV and movie list that you’re going to have to wait on.

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Unless you have a time machine. Then take us with you.

FOR THE CULTURE

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with specially designed cleats.

Solange Knowles’ A Seat at the Table became her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200.

Our next president will have to deal with the reality of mass incarceration of black people in America. Ava DuVernay will cover this in her new Netflix documentary, 13th.

Ken Thompson, Brooklyn, New York’s first black district attorney, died after disclosing his cancer diagnosis.

The death toll in Haiti is nearing 1,000 in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

TOP THREE TWEETS

1. LIFE COMES AT YOU FAST

2. SNAP GAME TOO VICIOUS

3. CHARM CITY VS. CHOCOLATE CITY

That joke won’t get old for a while.

PICTURE PERFECT

Rhiannon Walker is an associate editor at The Undefeated. She is a drinker of Sassy Cow Creamery chocolate milk, an owner of an extensive Disney VHS collection, and she might have a heart attack if Frank Ocean doesn't drop his second album.

Kofie Yeboah asks for Sweet Tea at every restaurant and recites approximately 2.5 Spongebob lines per hour.