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Wake N’ Blog For May 21st: This Guy Must Be Cuckoo For Cocoa Puffs

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Tragic News. The wife of Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Schott Schoeneweis was found dead in their home in Arizona. Thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family. [The Associated Press]

NBA Playoffs. The Cleveland Cavaliers lost for the first time this postseason, dropping Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals at home to the Orlando Magic107-106. LeBron James scored 49 points, but it wasn’t enough when Rashard Lewis hit a three-pointer for Orlando with 14.7 seconds left and the Cavaliers missed two shots in the waning moments. Dwight Howard added 30 points in the win. [NBA.com]

MLB Scoreboard. Nick Swisher, Robinson Cano and Melky Cabrera hit back-to-back-to-back home runs as the Yankees beat the Orioles 11-4, their eighth consecutive victory. Houston ended Milwaukee’s seven-game winning streak with a 6-4 win. David Ortiz finally hit a home run in Boston’s six-run fifth inning as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 8-3. Joel Hanranhan threw a wild pitch in the top of the ninth, allowing Freddy Sanchez as Pittsburgh beat the Nationals 2-1. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

If he wasn’t talking on his cell phone and reading the newspaper at the same time, I don’t understand why this is a big deal. A 48-year old Massachusetts man was pulled over for erratic driving and police quickly discovered the reason: he was eating a bowl of cereal. He was also driving with an expired license. I bet the cereal got all soggy too – I hate when that happens when I’m getting arrested. [Yahoo!/AP]