1. Who Said Numbers Don't Lie?
Deadspin.com has obtained audited financial data from the New Jersey Nets from June 2003-2006 that shows how the Nets made a $7 million profit look like a $28 million loss, and it's 100% legal! What happened to the saying, "numbers don't lie?"
2. One Big Stamp
Wilt the Stilt put his stamp on the NBA record books when he scored 100 points in a single game against the New York Knicks in 1962. Soon, you may be able to put his stamp on your mail. A Philadelphia based campaign has reached the United States Postal Service, and according to a spokesman, the Wilt stamp is, "under consideration."
3. The Power Of Tweeting
Just eight hours after a Shrewsbury, Massachusetts fireman tweeted at the Boston Bruins, the Stanley Cup sat in the Shrewsbury Firehouse. Then they dressed it up like a firefighter. Where will the Cup land next?
4. The Influence Of The Kardashians
A pre-draft swap of the Lakers' Lamar Odom for the Sixers' Andre Iguodala was apparently halted after Odom's wife and Kim's sister, Khloe Kardashian, spoke to members of the Lakers' front office. Guess why Khloe didn't want to move to Philly.
5. Eric Byrnes Thinks He's On NFL Live
Former MLB outfielder Eric Byrnes lit MLB Network analyst Harold Reynolds up like a bonfire while discussing a controversial foul pop-up in a Cubs-Rockies game. Perhaps MLB Network should see if it can fit some football pads into its budget.
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