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Wake N’ Blog For May 18th: Ba-Da-Ba-Ba-Blah! I’m (Not) Lovin’ It

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Former Blackhawks player Dan Cleary burned his old team as he matched a career-high two goals in Detroit’s 5-2 victory over Chicago. The Red Wings are now up in the Western Conference Finals 1-0. [NHL.com]

NBA Playoffs. Dwight Howard had 12 points, 16 rebounds and 5 blocked shots and Hedo Turkoglu added 25 points and 12 assists as the Orlando Magic led for all but 36 seconds as they dethroned the Boston Celtics 101-82. They move on to play the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Western Conference Finals. Pau Gasol dominated, scoring 21 points and adding 18 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers continued their up-and-down play but were on the right side in a decisive Game 7, beating the undermanned Houston Rockets 89-70. The Lakers now face the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals. [NBA Scoreboard]

MLB Scoreboard. The Yankees had their third walkoff win in as many games when Johnny Damon hit a homer in the bottom of the 10th to defeat the Twins 3-2. Ivan Rodriguez hit his 300th career homer in Houston’s 6-5 win over the Cubs. Detroit continued to own Oakland, winning 11-7 to complete the three-game sweep. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

PGA Tour Golf. Zach Johnson won in a playoff over James Driscoll to defend his Valer0 Texas Open title for his sixth career PGA Tour victory. [PGATour.com]

When I was a kid, I remember they gave out cheap rubber toys, but this is ridiculous. A seven-year old girl allegedly found a condom in her Happy Meal in Fribourg, Switzerland. No word on whether it was smothered in special sauce. [MSNBC]