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Posted: Wednesday May 23, 2012 10:27AM ; Updated: Wednesday May 23, 2012 11:56AM
By Jimmy Traina
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James Harden cake

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Via Twitter comes this James Harden cake. That is all.
Is This A Legit Excuse?
Earlier today I saw some Tweets from John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal. The first was, "Devils-Rangers drew 1.3M viewers to NBCSN Mon and Wed -- most watched NHL game on cable. LA-PHX only drew 835K on Tue and 827K on Thu." Then came, "Top MLB game on cable last week was ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball game with the Cards-Dodgers (1.7M viewers)." I found it interesting that a random regular season Sunday night baseball game easily topped the ratings of the NHL Conference Finals games. I asked my followers for their take, and many people brought up the fact that "fans" can't find the NBC Sports Network on their TVs. I find this excuse completely absurd. Is it really difficult, in this day and age, to look up a channel? How long could it possibly take to find a channel? Doesn't everyone have a "guide" button or access to Google? Anyway, it's always dangerous to trust Twitter for opinions, so I'm bringing this here.

Cheap Shot
In case you missed it during garbage time of the Heat's blowout win over the Pacers last night, Miami center Dexter Pittman leveled Indiana choke-sign maker Lance Stephenson with a forearm shiver that Iron Mike Sharpe would be proud of.
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Laura Vandervoort :: Nick Harvey/WireImage
Actress Laura Vandervoort is the last subject of Esquire.com's Me In My Place series.
Come On
Thanks to Hot Clicks' support, Packers wide receiver Donald Driver won Dancing with the Stars last night. When People Magazine asked Driver how it compared to winning the Super Bowl, he said, "I think it's the same."
WAG Alert
Dodgers first baseman James Loney is engaged. There isn't any information on his fiance, but judging by their engagement photos, we should all tip our caps to Loney.
Sports Video Of The Day
Check out the excellent dive executed by Cubs outfielder Tony Campana last night to avoid a tag against the Astros.

Fire Truck Video Of The Day
Via ViralViralVideos.com comes the world's smallest fire truck.

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