The Chicago Blackhawks scored two goals in 17 seconds to tie and then win Game 6 of the Stanley Cup, clinching the title in Boston as time wound down. Despite their impressive season, the final minute of the game after taking the lead in the third period was the longest minute of their lives.

 

The Denver Nuggets hired Brian Shaw as their head coach.

 

Matt Barkley says he's facing less pressure in Philly than he did in high school or at USC.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays hit back-to-back-to-back homers to end Toronto's 11-game win streak.

 

There are talks of a trade between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets involving MarShon Brooks.

 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez began their press tour in New York yesterday.

 

Washington Post columnist thinks John Wall's new tattoos should give the Washington Wizards pause before signing him to a long-term deal.

 

Watch LeBron duck bridges during the Miami Heat parade and two commentators quote James Brown and the Ying Yang twins. 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Fat Joe is heading to prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion. He'll do four months. 

 

A Tupac musical, Holler If Ya Hear Me, inches closer to Broadway.

 

The Wu-Tang Clan is considering re-naming their 20 year anniversary LP, tentatively titled A Better Tomorrow.

 

 

Big Sean drops a new track with Jhene Aiko and Lil Wayne.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Edward Snowden did not enter Russia for a supposed flight to Cuba according to Russian officials. Snowden has not been seen for at least two days and US authorities have no idea where he went. 

 

A new breed of ant was discovered in Texas. They swarm by the billions, killing native species in their wake while spreading throughout the Southeast.

 

Four suicide bombers struck the capital of Afghanistan while other members of the Taliban struck the Kabul presidential palace and a former US CIA base. These are the same people the US is trying to negotiate with for peace in the region, despite not negotiating with terrorists. Good luck.

 

In separate suicide attacks in regions the US decimated through war, eight more people died in Iraq after more bombs went off in Baghdad.

 

Rep. Sherrod Brown (D) from Ohio is proposing a bill to try to aid student loan debt, to avoid another bubble bursting and another market crash. The debt is now valued at $1.2 trillion, meaning a crash is almost certain to come unless Congress acts quickly.

 

The President is expected to announce some #NewRules for coal plants in order to reduce carbon emissions. 

 

The FBI is still investigating Gen. David Petraeus, for some reason.

 

The Senate passed an immigration bill! Now it's onto the House, which promises to tear it apart.

 

Remember when the IRS intentionally targeted conservatives for President Obama's gain? Turns out they also targeted liberals and are simply under pressure to comply with the ridiculous Citizens United decision.

 

 

EVERYTHING I AM

 

The New Yorker breaks down a strange day in the courthouse for the George Zimmerman trial, as the defense attempts to argue that Trayvon Martin was not unarmed because there was a sidewalk nearby that may as well have been a brick in his hand. Oh, and the trial began with a knock-knock joke. 

 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Action Bronson and Harry Fraud release a track that didn't make the cut for their recent collab album, SAAAB Stories.