The Daily Buzz: Monday, June 10

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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.


This weekend gave us everything we love about sports.

We had a ridiculous NBA Finals game, while the Bruins finished their sweep of the Penguins, and the Blackhawks closed out the Kings to set up an all-Original Six Stanley Cup final.

Palace Malice won the Belmont, which can only make you think of this:

And Rafael Nadal won the French Open despite this guy's shenanigans:

As for the rest of the weekend, here are some of the things you may have missed — or may just want to relive:

• For example, you didn’t miss this block, but you should still see it again (and again, and again):

• A girls high school field hockey coach (whose team went 0-19) is being accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student.

• Meanwhile, in Michigan, a hoops coach is in trouble for a series of tweets directed at an 8th grade prospect.

• Charges have been dropped against a volunteer football coach accused of injuring a 13-year-old player on the sideline in Utah.

• Mike Tyson danced with Neil Patrick Harris at the Tony Awards:

• Mark Richt got "crunk" after landing a recruit?

• Here's a neat interactive map of the course at Merion for this week's U.S. Open.

• Stephen Strasburg's next start will be on Sunday against the Indians.

• Barrel Man's barrel is staying in Colorado.

• Ref-cam made its debut in the WNBA on Saturday.

• This neat then-and-now Spurs gif has been making the rounds:

• Steelers RB Baron Batch is quite the artist.

• The Vikings' Jared Allen is a disciple of the late Deacon Jones.

• Brother pays tribute to sibling on golf course days after unexpected death.

• Brady Quinn a class act in the aftermath of the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide.

• Hank Azaria introduced the Dodgers lineup as Moe, Apu and Chief Wiggum from The Simpsons:

• There was a bettors' buffet in Las Veags as Golden Nugget posts first college football betting numbers.

• Ottawa's new CFL team is being called the RedBlacks. Go ahead, guess their color scheme.

• Trenton Titans fans who purchased advance tickets for the canceled 2013-14 season have still not been refunded.

• A Colorado wrestler is on the road to recovery after a freak propane explosion.

• The women's golf coach at St. Mary's is a true inspiration.

• Also inspirational? This Central Michigan recruit who vows to play football again as he battles leukemia.

• Texas Rangers reliever Michael Kirkman is battling a recurrence of cutaneous lymphoma.

• New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is on a Swedish postage stamp:

• Top hoops recruit Andrew Wiggins is headed to summer school at Kansas. (At least this will be his only one!)

• One top RB recruit's secret? Bikram yoga.

• The Red Sox spent a 28th round pick on Florida QB Jeff Driskel.

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