The Daily Buzz: Wednesday, June 12

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Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for 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.


The Miami Heat were punchless in a Game 3 blowout loss to the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night, but fortunately, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks brought some fight to Chavez Ravine, where a bunch of old timers lowered the boom in a bench-clearing brawl.

Elsewhere, Tim Tebow made his New England Patriots debut on Tuesday — but Bill Belichick didn't want to talk about it (so we talked for him) — and the Bruins talked about playing for Boston as they prepare for Wednesday's Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

As for the rest of the news, here are some of the stories and videos that we liked — and you may have missed — from the Tuesday that was:

• Darnell Dockett's new face mask is both awesome and terrifying.

• Add DeSean Jackson to the list of Philadelphia Eagles who want to know who their quarterback is.

• We now pause for another revealing in-game interview with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich:

• Now in Baton Rouge, Cam Cameron got his Super Bowl ring.

• Devon Walker is staying upbeat after being paralyzed in a Tulane football game last season.

• Gerrit Cole's Major League debut was an overwhelming success in Pittsburgh.

• Here is your weekly bunny-playing-basketball update:

• Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is a big fan of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen.

• Meanwhile, another Panther sees 50 sacks in his future. (The NFL single-season record is 22.5.)

• Cool haircut, Spurs fan:

• Will Tebowmania finally die under Bill Belichick's thumb in New Engalnd?

• Watch a killer whale steal a halibut off a fishing line (some NSFW fisherman language):

• Did Jim Brown hint that some Cleveland Browns players are partying too much?

• The new Superman says he did not use steroids to become the Man of Steel.

• Check out the high-tech new weight room at Iowa State.

• Maria Menounos told Conan that Jack Nicholson had her removed from her courtside seat a Lakers game:

• Rex Ryan is not concerned at all with how the Patriots use Tim Tebow.

• Chicago Cubs minor-leaguer Ian Stewart was suspended without pay after a strange Twitter rant.

• A poorly organized bike race in Washington DC led to a crash that looked worse than it really was:

• Rochester radio host writes racist screed against Asian LPGA golfers, gets wiped from station website.

• Seattle Mariners prospect Taijuan Walker is a is a big, big fan of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

• This is probably the best-case scenario if your leap over a moving car fails. (Don’t try to jump over a moving car.)

Tagged: Patriots, Eagles, Panthers, Cardinals, Darnell Dockett, Greg Olsen, DeSean Jackson, Tim Tebow, Greg Hardy

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