The Daily Buzz: Wednesday, June 19

After trading blowouts for most of the series, the Miami Heat

and San Antonio Spurs finally gave us

href="http://www.foxsportsflorida.com/fox-sports-networks/story/Heat-Spurs-put-on-show-in-one-of-best-Fi?blockID=913283&feedID=3720"

target="_blank">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

href="http://msn.foxsports.com/nba/story/lebron-james-headband-steals-the-show-during-game-6-of-nba-finals-061813">go

back to the headband with a title on the line?)

Elsewhere, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are

href="http://msn.foxsports.com/nhl/story/stanley-cup-final-chicago-blackhawks-scoring-face-off-marian-hossa-issues-struggling-against-boston-bruins-061813">as

ready as they’ll ever be for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals,

police are

href="http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/new-england-patriots-aaron-hernandez-house-visited-in-homicide-investigation-061813">investigating

the home of Patriots star Aaron Hernandez and

href="http://msn.foxsports.com/tennis/story/serena-williams-reportedly-makes-ill-advised-comment-about-steubenville-rape-case-061813">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

href="http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/flyers/211924111.html?authenticate=y"

target="_blank">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

href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324520904578551652570493258.html"

target="_blank">was nearly a Yankee.

• The Braves and Red Sox both

href="http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/baseball/after-long-rain-delay-braves-offer-apology-and-dea/nYPJb/"

target="_blank">took care of fans

href="http://www.timesdaily.com/sports/national_sports_headlines/baseball/games/article_76009231-3202-5bf0-8360-84516532cc2b.html"

target="_blank">after rain delays.

• New Jersey governor Chris Christie

href="http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2013/06/chris-christie-governor-of-giants-home-state-confesses-to-kids-hes-a-cowboys-fan.html/"

target="_blank">is a Cowboys fan?

• LeBron flops in the offseason, too…

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• …and this guy taught him:

• ‘Kickalicious’

href="http://www.freep.com/article/20130618/SPORTS01/306180081/detroit-lions-kickalicious-havard-rugland"

target="_blank">is making an impression with the Lions.

• Bruins forward Gregory Campbell

href="http://www.boston.com/blogs/sports/hockey/bruins/bruinsdaily/2013/06/gregory_campbell_speaks_for_fi.html"

target="_blank">spoke to the media for the first time since

breaking his leg against the Penguins.

• Giants closer Sergio Romo

href="http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/sports/2013/06/18/sergio-romo-ice-cream-for-undocumented/"

target="_blank">teamed up with a California company to sell

ice cream that raises money for immigration reform.

• A cute Rangers fan couple with matching jerseys

href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/14/reddit-rangers-couple_n_3438314.html"

target="_blank">has, apparently, been together since 1954.

• Sports bar apologizes for profanity on receipt after

customer is “charged” for his

href="http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/384656/3/Bar-owner-apologizes-for-profanity-on-customers-receipt"

target="_blank">“f–king needy kids.”

• Jose Bautista and Munenori Kawasaki stretch before a

game:

• Former Nebraska QB David Humm is

href="http://www.reviewjournal.com/columns-blogs/ron-kantowski/nebraska-blackshirt-fitting-honor-ex-quarterback-humm"

target="_blank">honored with his blackshirt.

• Have we hit

href="http://www.tennessean.com/article/20130618/SPORTS/306180113/David-Climer-We-ve-hit-Johnny-Manziel-overload?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CSports&nclick_check=1"

target="_blank">Johnny Manziel overload?

• Did Nerlens Noel

target="_blank">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

href="http://www.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2013-06-17/jon-hamm-don-draper-million-dollar-arm-movie-sports-agent-st-louis-cardinals"

target="_blank">are “text pals.”

• The Flyers signed Islander captain Mark Streit and now

are

href="http://www.csnphilly.com/hockey-philadelphia-flyers/sources-flyers-interested-deal-ducks-ryan"

target="_blank">ready to make a move for the Ducks’ Bobby

Ryan.

• Utah man, 68, is

href="http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/poker/world-series-poker/utah-man-68-wins-seniors-championship-world-series-poker"

target="_blank">top senior poker player.

• Dancing 1990s baseball figurines:

• An SEC fan’s

href="http://www.thebiglead.com/index.php/2013/06/18/south-carolina-fan-gmec0ck-license-plate-really-needs-an-a-to-look-right/"

target="_blank">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’

href="http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9397540/fate-new-york-s-sports-s-column"

target="_blank">Sports of the Times column?

• Could Maryland center Alex Len

href="%E2%80%9Dhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/terps/tracking-the-terps/bal-former-terps-center-alex-len-could-go-no-1-to-cleveland-cavaliers-20130618,0,5367247.story""

target="_blank">be the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft?

• Wayne Gretzky believes the NHL will someday

href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/hockey/gretzky-firmly-believes-nhl-will-return-to-quebec-city-someday/article12658735/"

target="_blank">return to Quebec.

• Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand started tweeting in

Russian:

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• These twins are

href="http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130618/SPORTS03/306180100/Pittsburgh-twin-transfers-say-they-ll-play-football-Kentucky?nclick_check=1"

target="_blank">transferring from Pittsburgh to play football

at Kentucky.

• Baton Rouge woman has

href="http://theadvocate.com/sports/outdoors/6243249-123/br-woman-lands-big-fish"

target="_blank">quite the fish story.

• Maine Hall of Fame

href="http://www.pressherald.com/sports/Maine-Hall-of-Fame-revokes-hoopsters-induction-after-child-porn-conviction.html"

target="_blank">revokes hoopster’s induction after child-porn

conviction.

• Here’s a guy

href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/06/lets-watch-a-suicidal-idiotparkour-genius-run-up-a-hill-of-molten-lava"

target="_blank">running on hot lava: