Trending: Rubio, Bruins, Watson, Rivers

May, 29, 2012
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Ricky Rubio and the Timberwolves missed the playoffs, but that doesn’t mean he plans on missing any of the action:



Boston Bruins right winger Tyler Seguin, who's still not old enough to drink legally this country, got some elaborate inked tattooed on his left arm and issued a muted challenge to teammate Andrew Ference in the process:
Browns tight end Benjamin Watson made quite a splash while on vacation in Canada:


After Celtics coach Doc Rivers earned a technical foul for his plea to referee Ed Malloy during Monday's loss to the Heat, “C’mon Eddie” was trending on Twitter. Among the pearls was this from Lawrence (Mass.) Eagle-Tribune sportswriter Mike McMahon:

John Daly took his hacks at the officials, as well:



Move over Donald Trump. Drew Brees is hiring. This proposed clothing business is a for-profit, start-up developed in conjunction with a team of Harvard Business School students and is set to launch in late 2012. Still no word on a contract yet:


The oldest member of the Worcester Tornadoes took to Twitter to announce his next move. No word on which post he had in mind.

Earlier, Canseco, 47, had solicited tweets about various troubling local issues affecting his followers in Massachusetts (we learned teachers in Leominster are underpaid and there’s an issue with air quality in Sudbury), after posting this question:



The Stanley Cup Finals begin Wednesday night, and fans in Los Angeles are beginning to stock up:


Elsewhere:

• The English Premiere League had plenty of top 10 performances this past season, here’s a look at the 10 biggest letdowns, thanks to Paul Farrell. (FanFeedr.com) (FanFeedr)


• NASCAR drivers will be going head-to-head against each other for a spot on the cover of “NASCAR The Game: Inside Live” via a bracket elimination showdown in the “Drive for the Cover” campaign. Fans can visit the NASCAR The Game page on Facebook for all the details. Voting runs through July 15. (NASCAR via Jayski)

• The San Diego Padres could always use another lefty. Phil Mickelson has joined the O’Malley family’s pursuit to purchase the team and he’s got plenty of green, writes Tim Sullivan. (San Diego Union-Tribune)

• Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, who hit .388 in May, became the seventh member of the team on the DL and will be out four to six weeks after breaking his hand while reaching under the bed in his hotel room for a sock. His wife shifted a suitcase that fell and struck his hand on Sunday. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

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