Barkley Don't Know
Tim Duncan and the Spurs breezed past the Thunder to take a 1-o series lead in the Western Conference Finals. The most exciting part of the game occured after the final buzzer when cameras picked up Duncan's girlfriend, Vanessa Macias, wearing a shirt that read “Barkley Dont Know.” Charles has been critical of San Antonio women this postseason.
Mike Trout: Prom Whisperer
Is there anything the Angels outfielder can't do?
In Mustache News
Few players rocked an '80s mustache with the finesse and class of Yankees first baseman Don Mattingly. Three decades later, Mattingly remains a part of baseball as manager of the Dodgers, but his mustache is a relic of the past. Until last night, that is. Mattingly was a guest on Jimmy Fallon and reunited with his old, whiskered friend. On the opposite end of the spectrum is Giants hurler Tim Lincecum, who finally shaved the
caterpillar mustache growing on his face.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Old friend Cyrus in Boulder emailed me with a strong LLOD recommendation - Amelia Racine. As always, Cyrus has great taste in women.
Hot Clicks Giveaway
Have you seen Lone Survivor yet? How about Non-Stop? If not, I have good news for you - combo packs of both movies! The 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, and 50th person who email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the name of yesterday morning's LLOD will receive them. Lone Survivor, if you're wondering, comes out on Blu-ray/DVD June 3 while Non-Stop comes out June 10. Please make the subject line "Lone Survivor."
Update: 11:04 a.m. - Contest is closed. Winners have been notified. There will be another giveaway tomorrow. Get excited.
The Rangers celebrated Prince Fielder by giving away his bobbleheads on Sunday, but there was one small problem: The name of the city in which Globe Life Park is located was misspelled.
Ballpark Food Item of the Day
The Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League are now selling a "L’eggo My Eggo Burger," which consists of three waffles, a half-pound of hamburger, two slices of cheese, four strips of bacon and a splattering of barbecue sauce.
From the SI Vault
Michael Barrett and A.J. Pierzynski :: AP
On this day in 2006, Michael Barrett connected on a punch to the face of A.J. Pierzynski after a collision at home plate. The incident ignited a bench-clearing brawl between the Chicago rivals that led to a 15-minute delay and four ejections. For more classic sports photos, visit the SI Vault on Twitter. And while you're on Twitter, give me a follow.
Odds and Ends
For those who love NBA referee fights, Tim Donaghy once punched Joey Crawford in the face ... A 40-foot sinkhole opened in one of the end zones of Austin Peay's football field... Royals fans put on a fashion show at the team's "Dressed to the Nines" Day ... Dwyane Wade paid homage to the Detroit Pistons 'Bad Boys' with his socks ... The North Carolina State football team has new helmets and they are phenomenal ... Professional wrestling may be headed to North Korea ... Road House turned 25 yesterday and Coed paid tribute to the Patrick Swayze classic ... The worst product names of all time ... Led Zeppelin is being sued for stealing the opening chords of Stairway to Heaven ... Pro baseball figures portrayed in the movies.
Ariel Meredith: SI Swimsuit Outtakes
Ariel Meredith, who is dating Colts receiver Hakeem Nicks, remains one of SI's most underrated swimsuit models.
Angry Coach of the Day
I love the intensity of Chicago Bliss head coach Keith Hac, seen here chewing out a referee. The Bliss, by the way, are part of the Legends Football League (formally known as the Lingerie Football League). Warning: graphic language.
Indians Fan Takes Ball to Face
Dude Perfect is Back
Tim McGraw guest stars in the latest video from the trick shot king.