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The Daily Buzz: Wednesday, June 19

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Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for FOXSports.com. Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.

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After trading blowouts for most of the series, the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs finally gave us a game worth watching Tuesday night, and now the whole NBA season will come down to one game on Thursday.

(Do you think LeBron will go back to the headband with a title on the line?)

Elsewhere, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are as ready as they'll ever be for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals, police are investigating the home of Patriots star Aaron Hernandez and Serena Williams caused a stir with her controversial comments on the Steubenville rape case.

There was plenty of other news on Tuesday, too, of course, and here’s some of what you may have missed:

• Donovan McNabb is offering some advice to his nephew, Darnell Nurse, who is about be selected in the NHL Draft.

• Legendary Dodgers play-by-play man Vin Scully was nearly a Yankee.

• The Braves and Red Sox both took care of fans after rain delays.

• New Jersey governor Chris Christie is a Cowboys fan?

• LeBron flops in the offseason, too...

 

 

• ...and this guy taught him:

• 'Kickalicious' is making an impression with the Lions.

• Bruins forward Gregory Campbell spoke to the media for the first time since breaking his leg against the Penguins.

• Giants closer Sergio Romo teamed up with a California company to sell ice cream that raises money for immigration reform.

• A cute Rangers fan couple with matching jerseys has, apparently, been together since 1954.

• Sports bar apologizes for profanity on receipt after customer is "charged" for his "f--king needy kids."

• Jose Bautista and Munenori Kawasaki stretch before a game:

• Former Nebraska QB David Humm is honored with his blackshirt.

• Have we hit Johnny Manziel overload?

• Did Nerlens Noel hurt his draft stock by blowing off LeBron's agent and Worldwide Wes?

• A fifth-grade Dodgers fan in a school full of Giants fans shows what it means to be loyal to your team during his graduation speech:

• Jon Hamm and David Freese are "text pals."

• The Flyers signed Islander captain Mark Streit and now are ready to make a move for the Ducks' Bobby Ryan.

• Utah man, 68, is top senior poker player.

• Dancing 1990s baseball figurines:

• An SEC fan's South Carolina-themed license plate worked better in theory than it did in practice.

• Watch this point-of-view video of a dragster doing a 360 at 140 miles per hour:

• What happened to the New York Times' Sports of the Times column?

• Could Maryland center Alex Len be the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft?

• Wayne Gretzky believes the NHL will someday return to Quebec.

• Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand started tweeting in Russian:

 

• These twins are transferring from Pittsburgh to play football at Kentucky.

• Baton Rouge woman has quite the fish story.

• Maine Hall of Fame revokes hoopster's induction after child-porn conviction.

• Here’s a guy running on hot lava:

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