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The Daily Buzz: Friday, June 21

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Blake Griffin reportedly was hanging out with Kate Upton.
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Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for FOXSports.com. Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.

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The Miami Heat are your 2012-13 NBA champions after LeBron James bucked his critics and led his team to a Game 7 win over the San Antonio Spurs. But the second title of the Heat's Big 3 era wasn’t the only news in the sports world Thursday.

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is still headed down a path toward trouble, something the Patriots never could have expected after the former Florida Gator aced his redraft psychological profile.

As for the rest of the news, here’s some of what you may have missed:

• In real NBA news, Kate Upton went clubbing with Blake Griffin.

• James Dolan's band will be on tour with the Eagles this summer.

• Drake was denied access to the Heat locker room after last night’s championship win, while reporters were allowed in, restoring my faith in humanity:

• One man's search for Kirk Gibson's 1988 World Series home run ball.

• Cheating fisherman gets seven days in jail, loses license.

• Keyshawn Johnson will be an assistant coach at Mission Viejo High in California.

• Bill Simmons exhibits true professionalism in not cold-cocking this drunk Heat fan:

• A Kentucky basketball fan got married in a Wildcats jersey.

• Another day, another chapter in Johnny Manziel's soap opera.

• Redfoo loses US Open tennis qualifier in borrowed shoes:

• Custody of Jovan Belcher's daughter was awarded to a cousin.

• Here is Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jeremy Lamb as a kid, modeling jeans in a Wal-Mart catalog:

• Bernard Pollard won't back off his 'kill' comment.

• One-armed man hits a hole in one on the golf course.

• Next year, more NBA teams will be wearing the short-sleeved jerseys the Warriors debuted this season.

• Twins ballboy makes the catch of the year:

• Former doubles star Bob Hewitt to face charges that he sexually abused young girls he used to coach.

• Wisconsin hoopster Ben Brust will be a spotter for a race car this weekend.

Kevin Love makes light of Chris Andersen’s previous drug suspension after the Heat secured a title:

Army, Navy to meet in arena football.

• Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure to walk from Buffalo to Canton for a great cause

• Abby Wambach breaks Mia Hamm's scoring record

• Relive the late James Gandolfini reciting Lou Gehrig's famous retirement speech:

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