Despite taking the Memphis Grizzlies to the Western Conference Finals and making a solid player out of Zach Randolph, Lionel Hollins will not have his contract renewed. The Clippers and Nets are reportedly interested.

 

The Detroit Pistons hired Thunder assistant Maurice Cheeks as their new head coach.

 

Evan Gattis hit his fourth pinch-hit home run of the season, including a three-run shot in the ninth to give the Braves a 7-5 win over San Diego last night.

 

Game 3 of the NBA Finals is tonight in San Antonio at 9 pm. Here's a primer. 

 

Chris Johnson is showing signs of his former self at Tennessee Titans OTAs.

 

Drew Brees and several other members of the New Orleans Saints are suing former teammate Kevin Houser over some shady investments.

 

Larry Bird is not interested in the Kings GM gig.

 

The USMNT takes on Panama tonight in World Cup qualifying. 

 

The judge who threw Chad Johnson in jail for 30 days after slapping his lawyer on the butt in court is legally blind.

 

Tim Tebow is a Patriot. (But really).

 

Real recognize real.

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Kanye West held a listening party for Yeezus on Monday, revealing that Daft Punk worked on several songs and Chief Keef is on a song with Justin Vernon. Naturally, he had a quotable: "West is my slave name and Yeezus is my god name."

 

Drake gets his FIFA on.

 

DJ Khaled announces his album, Suffering From Success, will come out in September.

 

Kelly Rowland performed her new song with Wiz Khalifa on Jimmy Fallon.


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Yo Gotti and Jeezy celebrate Gotti's birthday in Memphis. 

 

AZ and Questlove freestyle on Sway.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Here are videos of Ronald Reagan endorsing background checks and waiting periods for gun owners.

 

Summer has yet to officially begin yet the country is seeing a massive heatwave, setting heat records in the process.

 

Chicago's homicide rate is down 34 percent in 2013. 

 

A statue honoring one of Michelle Obama's relatives was toppled in suburban Atlanta. 

 

 

EVERYTHING I AM

 

The journalist who wrote the NSA story says more information about the NSA spying program will soon be revealed, adding, "There are extremely invasive spying programs that the public still does not know about that the NSA regularly engages in or other capabilities that they're developing."

There is not likely to be a Senate hearing on the spying case because the government still hasn't admitted that it exists.

The European Union will confront the US on its spying records and insist the rights of European citizens are respected.

Fifty-five percent of Americans say the phone tracking is "acceptable" but are less approving of the other spying methods used by the NSA on its own people.

Bernie Sanders calls the future "Orwellian."

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GOTTA HAVE IT

 

ScHoolboy Q releases the third single from his upcoming album, Oxymoron.