They may still be hanging out near the bottom of the National League standings, but a historic sweep of the Yankees apparently injected a lot of confidence into at least one member of the Mets' lineup. Pitcher Collin McHugh, according to the New York Daily News tweeted:

"You can call us the NYC Sanitation Dept. because we just SWEPT the yankees from Queens to the Bronx" shortly after the Mets' fourth-straight win over their crosstown rivals.

The tweet came after the Mets recorded their first sweep of the Yankees since interleague play began in 1997.

Sadly, it appears either the Mets' PR staff or a look at the state of their clubhouses got the best of McHugh, and he deleted the tweet, leaving this as his only comment on the series:


He also seems preoccupied this week with some rules in the CBA that he finds aggravating.


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Memphis Grizzlies guard Quincy Pondexter has certainly found an interesting way to get over a devastating loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals.

On Wednesday, two days after the Grizzlies were eliminated from the playoffs, Pondexter took to Twitter with a special request.


And in case you were wondering, Pondexter didn't simply want to write Miss Tennessee a congratulatory letter.


Of course, thanks to the power of Twitter, it wasn't long before Miss Tennessee responded.




Upon hearing the good news, Pondexter cut straight to the chase.



Pondexter, a bench player who averaged around 21 minutes-per-game this season, came on strong in the playoffs. He scored in double figures in three of the Grizzlies' four games against the Spurs, and proved himself as a stabilizing force off the bench.

And, apparently, Pondexter's hot streak didn't end when Memphis was eliminated from the playoffs.


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Evan Mathis doesn't like the IRS, and he doesn't care how many people know it.

The Eagles offensive lineman, who has proven to be one of the best guards in the league, posted a photo to Instagram on Wednesday of what appears to be him urinating on a sign outside the IRS building.

He tweeted a link to the photo with the note, "Audit this."

Lest anyone think Mathis regretted his decision to urinate (or pretend to urinate) on the IRS sign and post a photo, he made sure to let everyone know that he will not be apologizing.


Mathis' photo was probably the least of the IRS' concerns, however, seeing as the agency has bigger problems to deal with this week.

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A photo tweeted by Chicago's All-Star forward Luol Deng should once and for all answer anyone's questions about whether he is actually too sick to play.

When Luol Deng missed the final two games of the Bulls' first-round series with the Brooklyn Nets, many questioned his toughness and whether he should actually be playing. As it turns out, Deng had to get a spinal tap to test for viral meningitis. He responded to all his doubters with a series of tweets on Friday explaining his situation.

Deng couldn't be with his teammates to start their second-round series in Miami, and if you're wondering where he watched the game, he was in the hospital. The 28-year-old Deng posted a photo on Instagram of himself in a hospital bed, presumably watching the game:

"So proud of my team man," Deng wrote, "this bed might be good luck after all."

With the Bulls scoring two big wins as Deng watched from the hospital (over the Heat in Game 1 and the Nets in Game 7), Chicago would most likely be willing to risk superstition to have him back on the court.

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