Brendan Maloy
Wednesday June 15th, 2016

NBA Roundup

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Game 6 is set for Thursday night and ESPN has brought on TNT’s Craig Sager to serve as a sideline reporter for the contest ... Andrew Bogut, however, will not be participating, as a knee injury will keep him out of the remainder of the Finals ... The other 28 teams are preparing for the draft and you can too with the SI mock draft ... Early draft day trade rumors seem to be centering on Jimmy Butler, who has drawn interest from the Timberwolves and Celtics.


Mark Cuban & the Robo-Refs

Sports Illustrated’s new Tech & Media page launched today with a story about Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and his wish to move the task of foul calling into the more objective hands of computers. This is how SkyNet started.


Victory is Spelled J-O-N-E-S

Spelling Bee champion Nihar Janga is hanging out with the Cowboy’s today and meeting his idol, Dez Bryant.


P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Angela Ruiz is your Wednesday P.M. lovely lady. Ruiz recently stopped by SI for a swimsuit casting call, during which she talked about her love of horseback riding. (Click here for full-size gallery.)


Crying Jordan on Vinyl

ScHoolboy Q just shared the album art for his hotly anticipated second major label album and it is a blankfaced version of the Crying Jordan meme.


This is Your Brain on Wrestling

The Week In Wrestling dives into the WWE’s connection to the research, or lack thereof, into CTE amongst professional wrestlers.


Sad Russian Luigi


Best Fans in Baseball


The Melancholy Tim


Odds & Ends

A German soccer team had an employee don a mask and pose as the manager ... You can now buy a nice cold can of pickle juice, if you are so inclined ... There is a GoFundMe page attempting to bribe Kevin Love into sitting out Game 6 ... Your job may be annoying, but at least it doesn’t give you diarrhea ... Enjoy Paul Pogba’s hair ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (June 15).


Haters Got No Faith

Deadspin found a good meme


Meet Paul George's Puppy, Kobe


When Crowds are Fun

A mass of Ireland supporters turned a Frenchman on his balcony into a superstar


When Crowds are Awful

Police used tear gas and batons to disperse less cheerful fans of England, Wales and Russia.


The Mystery of Dragan Bender

10:19 | NBA
Who is Dragan Bender?

 
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