Friday May 22nd, 2015

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Rockets Stay Alive

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James Harden scored 45 points (and his best shot didn't even count) as the Rockets avoided a sweep in a 128-115 victory over the Warriors. It was a physical game as Andrew Bogut received a friendly elbow from Dwight Howard and Stephen Curry nearly decapitated himself trying to block a Trevor Ariza shot. Though the real NBA highlight of the weekend was this acrobatic Chihuahua.

Floods are Bad for Baseball

If Only He Could Hit...

Joey Crawford Takes a Spill

Odds & Ends

Omaha Storm Chasers home games now feature a hot dog and pulled pork burrito and I want it now ... The University of Denver captured the men's lacrosse championship ... Seahawks fans are looking to crowdsource $5 million for Russell Wilson's contract ... Roger Federer is not into your selfies ... Seahawks punter Jon Ryan appeared on America Ninja Warrior Monday night ... This guy tried to sneak a hit against the world's fastest pitching machine ... Joba Chamberlain gave the A's ballboy some love after he made a great backhand snag ... Best fan photos from the Indy 500 ... B.B. King's daughters believe their father was poisoned by his aides ... Tom Brady now has his own beer (Free Brady Blonde Ale) at a Massachusetts bar ... Lil B is making quite a name for himself in the NBA playoffs ... A Pennsylvania representative wants to name a state bridge after Joe Paterno ... Athletes use social media to pay tribute on Memorial Day ... The history of Russia in one big game of Tetris.

The Rock Explains His Catch Phrases

British TV host Graham Norton gets to the origin of The Rock's catch phrases.

Military Reunions are the Best

Steven Turner Jr. is surprised by his mom during graduation at Paul W. Bryant High in Alabama. Grab your tissues in advance.

For the Game of Thrones Fans

Chris Martin from Coldplay attempts to write a new musical for the show (with some help from the show's cast).

Commencement Speaker Mashup

A compilation of 2015 commencement speeches "from journalist stalwarts like Katie Couric and Tom Brokaw to social media mavens like Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and Adam Bain from Twitter." (H/T Digiday)

I Saw Her Standing There

The Foo Fighters and Paul McCartney performed at London's O2 Arena over the weekend.

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