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TV today    Friday May 18th, 2012 [archive]
NBA Playoffs - second round

Celtics @ 76ers - Game 4 (BOS 2-1) - ESPN 8p.
Thunder @ Lakers - Game 3 (OKC 2-0) - ESPN 10:30p.


NFL [spreads for Week 1-16]
Upcoming TV

Saturday May 19th
Chelsea @ Bayern Munich - EUFA CL FINAL - Fox Sports 2:45p. MUST WATCH
Pacers @ Heat - Game 3 - TNT 7p.
Clippers @ Spurs - Game 3 - TNT 9:30p.
Rangers @ Devils - Game 3 - NBC 1p.

Sunday May 20th
Heat @ Pacers - Game 4 - ABC 3:30p.
Clippers @ Spurs - Game 4 - TNT 10:30p.
Coyotes @ Kings - Game 4 - NBC 3p.



Vilma sues Goodell for defamation

Devils beat Rangers 3-2, series tied at 1 each
Thunder score last 9 points for 77-75 win over Lakers, KD with GW runner...final shot for LA was a wide open Steve Blake 3.
Celtics crush 76ers 107-91, take 2-1 lead

Pacer's pull out win against Heat 78-75, take homecourt advantage...Chalmers took the last shot.
The Spurs were not rusty, at all. 108-92 over the Clippers
Kings beat Coyotoes 4-0, looking to complete sweep at home
ESPN greenlights another round of '30 for 30', Grantland.com in on action

Westbook (27) and Durant (25) too much for LA
76ers squeak past Celtics 82-81 to take homecourt advantage
Rangers score 3 in the 3rd period, shut out Devils in Game 1
FSU President on possible realignment
Bosh out indefinetly with ab strain

Lebron (32/12) and Wade (29) lead Heat over Pacers, Bosh hurt [ESPN|box score]
Matt Kuchar wins TPC at -13 [PGA]
CP3+bench lead Clips over Griz 82-72 [ESPN|box score]
Man City beats QPR 3-2 to win EPL title [Fox Soccer]...EPIC finish. Man U 2nd. Arsenal 3rd. Tottenham 4th. QPR stays. Bolton relegated.

Gasol and Blake advance Lakers past Nuggets 96-87, will face OKC. [ESPN|box score]
Rangers finish Caps 2-1 in game 7 [ESPN]
Celtics squeeze past 76ers 92-91 in game 1, KG with 29 points [ESPN|box score]
Kevin Na leads by 1 going into final round at TPC [PGA leaderboard]

Tiger avoids cut (-2), Johnson, Na, and Kuchar tied for lead at -8. [PGA]
Gasol and Randolph power Grizzlies over Clips, force game 7 [ESPN|box score]
Lebron to win 3rd MVP award in 4 years [NBA]
Nugget's Birdman case could be extortion attempt [ESPN]

Zach Johnson shoots 76 today to take lead at TPC (-8), McIlroy misses cut, Woods one over projected cut thru 4 [PGA]
Pacers HC Frank Vogel calls Heat biggest floppers in the NBA [ESPN]
Beadle officially leaving ESPN for ABC, will do sports, Access Hollywood, and more. [Awful Announcing|James Miller]

76ers, Iggy finish Bulls with 79-78 win, will face Boston on Saturday. [ESPN|box score]

Mad KG finishes Atlanta with 28 pts, 14 boards, and 5 blocks, they play Philly on Saturday. [ESPN|box score]

Lawson's 32 points (5/6 from 3) lead Nuggets 113-96 route of Lakers, Game 7 on Saturday. [ESPN|box score]
Strasburg strikes out 13 in Nationals 4-2 win against Pirates [ESPN]
Kobe misses shoot-around with flu-like symptons [LATimes]
Browns DT Phil Taylor (pec) and Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers (achilles) most likely out for season [USA Today]
The Players Championship leaderboard. Tiger +2 (T100), Martin Laird and Ian Poulter tied for lead at -7 [ESPN]
Nugget's Birdman involved in child porn investigation, excused from all team activities indefinitely [AP]
NFL Insider Jason La Canfora moving from NFLN to CBS [Jason La Confora]
Study finds that retired NFL players outliving average American male [CDC]
Sporting News ranks all 124 FBS coaches, Saban at top [Sporting News]
Vikings Stadium almost done deal, Vikings on hook for $477M, city $498M [KFAN]
Adrian Peterson expects to play week 1 [ProFootballTalk]
Vegas has posted spreads for NFL Week 1-16. [NFP]
Analysis and opinion

A look at Kevin Na, the golfer that whiffs [ESPN|Gene Wojciechowski]
Where LA sits with potential NFL teams [NFL|Albert Breer]
How could IU-UK fall apart [Yahoo|Pat Forde]
Why life after football can be bumpy [ESPN|Andrew Brandt]...LOVE Brandt. Make sure you follow him on twitter for some great football/biz insight.
Talking with Greg Oden [Grantland|Mark Titus]...very good read.
Steve Kerr on the NBA age limit [Grantland|Steve Kerr]
Why College Football should be banned [NYTimes|Buzz Bissinger]...troll warning.
Bruce Feldman's 2012 Freak List [CBSSports|Bruce Feldman]...a staple in college football.
Best of the Sports Blogs

Hot South Korean girl throws the worst opening pitch...ever [deadspin]
Aaron Rodger's likes new center Jeff Saturday's "low seat ratio and solid butt height" [KSK]...gotta love sports talk.
The girls you can see in the Marlin's new ballpark/club/pool [COED]...I'd still rather go to the beach.
In case you haven't heard, Wayne Gretzky's daughter Paulina is hot, likes to party, and post pictures [Busted Coverage]
Bo Jackson beating Super Mario World 1-1. [KSK]
Deadspin on Steve Kerr's Grantland piece [Deadspin]
Drew Magary's Graduation post [Deadspin|Drew Magary]...it has finally arrived. One of my favorite yearly articles.

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