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The Strike Zone
May 30, 2011
Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool
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May 30, 2011

The Strike Zone

Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

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Split decision: Heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko and his mini-paperweight girlfriend, Hayden Panettiere, finally, mercifully called it quits.

Andrei Kirilenko's creepy full-back tat, which evokes Ralph Fiennes's Tooth Fairy serial killer in Red Dragon—and not in a good way.

Detlef Schrempf's post-NBA career as a walking Parks and Rec punchline.

Wayne Rooney celebrated Man U's record 19th league championship exactly how you might imagine, by shaving his chest hair into a 19.

Carlos Boozer's '80s-cheesy hip-hop sensibility, as heard in his verse on Twista's Winning Streak: "Dream it/believe it/do it/let's go!"

ACC Schadenfreude: The brainiacs at Duke lost a basketball recruit to UNC because they continually misspelled his name.

Bridesmaids' raunchy scene-stealer Melissa McCarthy is making a movie about Midwestern gals who steal the Stanley Cup.

Jason Segel's livid take on the LeBron-MJ debate in the Bad Teacher trailer—even if it does spoil what may be the only good scene in an otherwise meh-looking movie.

The Bruins took down a billboard suggesting that Lightning fans were a myth, like Bigfoot, after the Tampa faithful proved their existence by inundating Boston brass with death threats.

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