The Daily Buzz: Tuesday’s roundup

Dwyane Wade
finally showed up Monday night, as the Miami
Heat
thumped the Indiana Pacers to move on to their
third straight NBA Finals, and elsewhere in the NBA, Jason Kidd
called it a career after 19 incredible seasons
in the league.

The NFL
lost a legend in Hall of Famer Deacon Jones,
the
Bruins took a 2-0 lead on the Penguins in the
Eastern Conference Finals, and
Cliff Lee acknowledged that he very well could
be traded — again.

As for the rest of Monday’s sports news, here’s some
of what you may have missed:

— A future USC long snapper has a pretty sweet trick shot
video:

— The Maloofs, after being forced to sell the Kings to a
local buyer instead of one who would move the team,
thanked the fans of Sacramento with a
newspaper ad. I’m sure they appreciate the gesture.

— Hope Rafael Nadal
likes cake.

— Feds
tossed a complaint seeking to ban the use of
Indian mascots for sports teams in Michigan.

— The Jaguars will be looking to
get the ball to Denard Robinson this
season.

— You’ve heard the term “one-legged man in a butt-kicking
contest” before. Now
you can see it happen for real.

— This Atlanta Braves fan has a mighty fine haircut:

 

— UConn baseball coach Jim Penders hoped to be able to
donate his liver to a former teammate. Unfortunately, he learned he

is not a match.

— The Charlotte 49ers football team
unveiled its new uniforms.

— I assume the owner of the
world’s most expensive golf clubs is not shy
about playing for money.

— This is a
bad Davis Love III tattoo. Actually, on second
thought, any Davis Love III tattoo is probably a bad one.

— The Indiana football team unveiled
several new helmets to its players.

— Dwight Howard lost a free throw shooting contest to the
daughter of an LA Times columnist:

— Ever wonder what was
written about Gregg Popovich in his Air Force
Academy yearbook?

— U.S. soccer stars Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan
“prancercising”

 

— A Connecticut high schooler with autism
hit a 3-pointer in a game that was a long time
in the making.

— The Astros will
honor four firefighters killed in a fire in
Houston last Friday.

— Hey Tim Robbins:
You’re gonna have to find somewhere else to
play your hockey in NYC.

— A dog made an appearance at an NCAA regional baseball
game over the weekend: