The Daily Buzz: Monday’s roundup

May turned to June over the weekend, while the Indiana Pacers forced a Game 7 against the big, bad Miami Heat and Tiger Woods golfed like you or I would on the course at the Memorial.

The Blackhawks took a 2-0 lead on the Kings in the NHL Western Conference finals, and some thunder and lightning scared the pants off the Yankees and Red Sox.

As for the rest of the sports world, here’s some of the other items you may have missed:

— Chandler Parsons couldn’t make one girl’s prom, so he got her a party bus instead.


— Could Jerry Sloan be returning to the Jazz organization?

— There was a Gronk sighting over the weekend — but he’s not exactly close to playing.

— Former motocross star Travis Pastrana is turning to NASCAR for the next chapter of his career.

— An editorial … in defense of Robert Barchi?

— A 92-year-old cyclist just keeps on riding.

— Mary Cain keeps breaking records. Watch out for her in 2016.

— Not a good day to be Mikhail Youzhny’s racket:

— Meanwhile, another former player steps up to take down Rutgers AD Julie Hermann.

— How does a guy who strived to hit .400 teach a team that barely plays .400?

— The MLS buzz surrounding David Beckham continues to grow.

— Les Miles and Cam Cameron both brought their sons to an Elite 11 quarterback camp at Ohio State.

— It was Michael Jordan, not Dennis Rodman, who was HBO’s first choice to visit North Korea.

— Get ’em while they’re hot! J.J. Watt’s new shoes sold out in mere minutes.

— Obstacles haven’t stopped this high school football player from Florida.