A minor league baseball team hold the best promotional night ever, Metallica is set to rock the NBA Finals, Leighton Meester is the LLOD and more.
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Best Baseball Promotion Ever?
The Frisco RoughRiders held a fantastic Full House promotional night and it got the people going. They recorded a record-breaking crowd of 11,927 for Friday night's game against the San Antonio Missions at Dr Pepper Ballpark. Fansided has a great recap of the evening, which looked like a blast. The promotion even included a Frisco RoughRiders Full House parody intro video. The RoughRiders took advantage of the massive crowd and picked up a 7-3 win.
Metallica To Rock The NBA Finals
This should be interesting, and awesome.
Travel In Style
Florida's baseball team took the Rolling Stones' jet to the College World Series.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Our LLOD is Leighton Meester, best known for her starring turn in Gossip Girl. The starlet also made her Broadway debut and released her first album last year. (click here for full-size gallery)
Serious Putting Skills
This guy shows off some serious putting skills around his house, and captures them all on Snapchat.
Cutch Goes All-'Natural'
Not like that ... Andrew McCutchen channeled his best Roy Hobbs impression when he knocked the cover off a baseball in batting practice on Friday.
The Horse Will Never Know
Sir Richard Branson, the Pitcher
Cam Newton Uses The Truck-Stick
Over Easter, Cam Newton and his friends played a game called Knockerball and Cam took no prisoners.
A video posted by Tadd Haislop (@taddhaislop) on
Dave Grohl broke his leg onstage in Sweden – but finished the concert anyway. Dave then Tweeted out the X-Ray, and it is not pretty.
Thank you Gothenburg. That was amazing. pic.twitter.com/BXvuxIfVEv— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) June 12, 2015
Odds and Ends
The untold stories of the Stanley Cup, as told by former players ... ‘Skarping’, combining water skiing and carp fishing, is the greatest sport in the world ... Shawn Marion on his lack of playing time & his retirement plans ... This pair of Air Jordan 1 “Liquid Gold” kicks are ridiculous ... U.S. Soccer president defends Hope Solo decision in response to senator ... Here are the latest Major League Baseball uniform power rankings ... Rowdy Gaines and Conor Dwyer talk USA Swimming and follow it up by singing the stretch at Wrigley ... Bill Hader helped a teenager prank her whole high school ... Oh hey, it is just a guy flipping over a speeding Lambo ... That time when Shaquille O’Neal turned in the most dominant NBA Finals performance ever
This Porsche 911 was made out of 380,000 LEGOS.
HBO's The Leftovers gets a Season 2 teaser trailer.
Color Us Impressed
The practice run for the 2015 Paris Air Show by the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was wildly impressive.
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