The Daily Buzz: Wednesday, June 19

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: