Wake N’ Blog For June 10th: Gnarly Idea, Brah!
• NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Marc-Andre Fleury rebounded from a horrendous Game 5, making 25 saves, including a game-saving stop on a breakaway by Dan Cleary with 1:41 remaining, and Jordan Staal and Tyler Kennedy each scored a goal as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 to force a Game 7 on Friday night in Detroit. [NHL.com]
• NBA Finals. Orlando shot a Finals record 63 percent, including 75 percent in the first half, and Dwight Howard and Rashard Lewis scored 21 points each as the Magic avoided falling into a 0-3 hole, defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 108-104. [NBA.com]
• MLB Roundup. David Ortiz homered and Josh Beckett allowed only one hit in six innings as the Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-0 for Boston’s sixth consecutive victory over New York. Minnesota jumped out to a 10-0 lead and held on to beat Oakland 10-5. Mark DeRosa hit a grand slam as Cleveland beat Kansas City 8-4. Johan Santana surrendered four home runs, but the Mets beat the Phillies 6-5. Colorado rallied for three runs in the seventh inning as the Rockies beat Milwaukee 3-2. [MLB.com Scoreboard]
• Dude, all I need is my board, some killer waves and twenty-four pounds of these tasty buds I’m trying to smuggle into the country from Mexico. The Border Patrol arrested a man who was allegedly trying to smuggle 24 pounds of grass on his surfboard. He was spotted 200 yards off Imperial Beach near the Mexico border. Not the best execution of a plan, but you have to admire his effort. [Yahoo!/AP]