Brendan Maloy
Friday June 17th, 2016


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The first three games of the NBA Finals were boring blowouts, but none of that matters now as the Cavs have defied the odds to force a Game 7. Thursday night's game featured another dominant performance from LeBron James, while Steph Curry’s night ended early when he fouled out. That caused him to lose his cool and hurl his mouthpiece, which sailed right into a taunting Cavaliers fan. Most importantly, Jay Z and Beyonce were there to see it all. 

Ayesha Curry Has a Theory

Despite a thrilling game and plenty of basketball to analyze, the biggest day-after storyline from Game 6 seems like it will be Ayesha Curry and her conspiracy tweet claiming the refs were instructed to give the game to the Cavaliers. She seems like a very nice, smart lady and she probably does not believe this in the cold light of day.

On to the Semifinals

The USMNT took down Ecuador 2–1 Thursday to advance to the Copa America semifinals after a crazy game that had two red cards and goals from Clint Dempsey and Gyasi Zardes for the Star and Stripes. The U.S. will take on the winner of Argentina-Venezuela, meaning a possible showdown with Leo Messi.

Lovely Lady of the Day

Friday morning’s Lovely Lady is Paulina Vega, who is a former Miss Colombia and Miss Universe and was suggested by Dan from Oak Park. What is your favorite of Colombia’s many exports: Roses? Emeralds? Nickel? Let me know in the comments! (Click here for full-size gallery.)

More Like U.S. Closed Due To Weather, Right?

Oakmont was pounded Thursday by rain, which should soften up the U.S. Open course and increase scoring when play resumes. Andrew Landry leads the field after weather led to many golfers never even seeing the course on Day 1 and only nine competitors finishing their rounds.

What Happens on Love Island Does not Stay on Love Island

Miss Great Britain has been stripped of her crown after having sex with another contestant on a British reality show called Love Island. I will wait here while you go Google “how to watch Love Island in America.”

Most Even Finals Ever?

A Path To Victory for Cleveland

Crying Mouthguard

Remember: Tom Brady is a 38-Year-Old Dad

Odds & Ends

A guy won a half marathon while wearing dress shoes, which has to be demoralizing for the second place finisher ... Michael McCann explains the coming legal storm between Art Briles and Baylor ... Here are some cinnamon rolls I would like to eat ... Fila and Nas teamed up to make some Ghostbusters-inspired shoes ... Gallery: The Day In Sports (June 16), featuring Game 6 of the NBA Finals and the U.S. vs. Ecuador.

I Could Watch This Forever

Or Watch This Forever

Bah Gawd, King!

Craig Sager is Great

Sports Style Swipe

Kam Chancellor and the Seahawks sent in some outfits to see what our fashion panel thought of them, and Rohan Nadkarni shows off some leg with a fun, flirty summer look

​Have a Nice Weekend

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