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What Had Happened Was: 6/5/17

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GAME. BLOUSES.

P.K. Subban must know a thing or two about speaking things into existence. After the Nashville Predators found themselves in a 2-0 hole to the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final, the star defenseman predicted that the Predators would bounce back in Game 3 when the series moved to the comfy confines of Nashville, Tennessee. True to Subban’s word, the Predators defeated the Penguins, 5-1, on June 3.

After the game, things got even juicier, as Subban got into a battle of words with Pittsburgh captain and star Sidney Crosby. Subban and Crosby were seen jawing during the end of the game, and Subban was asked about what was said during a postgame interview. He told a reporter that Crosby said his breath didn’t smell good. We learned that Subban uses Listerine before games, and that Crosby didn’t pick up on the joke. That’s a win-win for Subban in a less-than-24-hour span.

BLESSINGS

SOCIAL STATUS

FOR THE CULTURE

Park Police: Rope found at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.

HBO calls Bill Maher’s use of a racial slur “inexcusable.”

Third noose this week found at D.C. construction site.

The Negro Motorist Green-Book helped black travelers navigate the Jim Crow South until 50 years ago.

TOP THREE TWEETS

1. SUPER BAD MAMA JAMA

2. NOT MY FAULT Y’ALL DON’T USE INSIDE VOICES

3. SLIDE TO THE LEFT

ICYMI

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.