Good day to everyone and welcome to the Daily Noontime for Wednesday May 11, 2011. How’s everyone doing? Well, while you answer that question, enjoy today’s headlines, news and much more!
* The Carolina Panthers selected Cam Newton as their first overall draft pick, but now an Auburn coach has some things to say about the gunslinger.
* Game 5 between the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks was played on Tuesday. The series was tied, 2-2, but once the buzzer sounded, the Bulls escaped with an important 95-83 victory.
* According to sources, NBA commissioner David Stern and league executive director Billy Hunter have met face-to-face in regards to negotiating a new CBA-contract.
* It’s been a few days since the Los Angles Lakers were eliminated, but now the question remains, what will happen to the team next season?
* Apparently the Houston Astros are in the process of selling their team to a businessman named Jim Crane.
* Los Angles Lakers forward/center Andrew Bynum will officially be suspended for five games next season due fouling J.J. Barea in Game 4 of the Western Conference semi-finals.
Games to Watch:
* Oakland at Texas (MLB) – 2:05pm eastern
* Boston at Miami (NBA Playoffs) – 7:00pm eastern
* Kansas City at New York Yankees (MLB) – 7:05pm eastern
* Memphis at Oklahoma City (NBA Playoffs) – 9:30pm eastern
Video of the Day:
This is something you rarely see in the NBA, a player following their own shot, securing a rebound and attempting a second shot!