Jun 10, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett (61) pitches during the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

LASH Morning Drive: Wednesday, June 11


The Morning Drive offers you a healthy dose of LA sports news from around the internet. A most excellent way to wake up feeling smart.

In today’s morning drive Josh Beckett tosses a gem, Shelly goes to court and Howie Kendrick feels Yoenis’ wrath. Enjoy, Los Angeles. You deserve it.

 

Good Day Quote of the Day, to start your day off right

I believe, I believe every day is a good day when you paint.” -Bob Ross

 

Kings

Daniel Carcillo to return to New York Rangers for Game 4 (FanSided)

Stanley Cup Final Channel Surfing: Game 4 Edition (Too Many Men On the Site)

On Hockey’s Fetish For Finding The Latest “Best Player In The World” (Deadspin)

Kings keeping foot on the gas (ESPN.com)

 

Lakers

Fisher and the Smart Choice (Lake Show Life)

Lakers hold second interview with Byron Scott (FanSided)

NBA Draft Rumors: Could Lakers draft and trade Nik Stauskas? (FanSided)

LeBron And Carmelo: A Hollywood Dream (All U Can Heat)

 

Clippers

Draft Prospect: Jordan Adams (Hoops Habit)

Shelly Sterling’s attorney heads to court (ESPN.com)

Should Seattle SuperSonics Fans Root for Donald Sterling Lawsuit? (Emerald City Swagger)

Los Angeles Clippers owner can apparently relocate franchise (FanSided)

Adam Silver discusses Donald Sterling situation in halftime interview (FanSided)

 

Dodgers

Dodgers Run Away With Rainy Win Behind a Josh Beckett Gem (Lasorda’s Lair)

Dee Gordon flips player off during Dodgers, Reds game (FanSided)

Los Angeles Dodgers plan to activate A.J. Ellis this week (FanSided)

Carl Crawford frustrated with Dodgers outfield situation (FanSided)

 

Angels

LA Angels May Progress Report

Yoenis Cespedes throws out Howie Kendrick form deep right field (FanSided)

Collin Cowgill hits walk-off HR for Angles in bottom of 14th (FanSided)

Upon further review, Angels’ Mike Scioscia still disagrees with call (LA Times)

 

USC

Michigan lands RB Ty Isaac (ESPN.com)

Fans don’t believe Pete Carroll would have stayed to fix USC problems (FanSided)

Kiffin deserves respect from USC (Daily Trojan)

 

UCLA

UCLA Ready For The NCAA Track And Field Champions (Go Joe Bruin)

Bruin To Brazil: Former UCLA Soccer Player Nick Rimando Heads To The World Cup (Go Joe Bruin)

Ready for the spotlight? (National Football Post)

O’Bannon v. NCAA, day two: Roger Noll fields questions about competitive balance (SI.com)

 

Miscellanea

Spurs cruise to 2-1 Finals lead over Heat behind Kawhi Leonard’s 29 (ESPN.com)LeBron James, Dwyane Wade,

Erik Spoelstra stonewall reporter after Game 3 loss (SI.com)

 

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