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Published May 5, 2013
Fans "cheered" last night when Jeff Bauman Jr., who "lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings," appeared before the Maple Leafs-Bruins playoff game as honorary fan banner captain (BOSTON GLOBE, 5/5).
NASCAR driver Travis Pastrana, who on Friday "became a first-time pole winner" during qualifying for the Nationwide Series Aaron's 312, finished 36th in yesterday's race at Talladega Superspeedway (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 5/4).
The Suns' decision on the team's next GM "could come down to two men," Bucks Assistant GM Jeff Weltman and Celtics Assistant GM Ryan McDonough (AZCENTRAL.com, 5/4).
The Twins, who will host the ‘14 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field, “had a group of employees” in N.Y. last week to meet with officials from MLB and the Mets, who host this year's All-Star Game on July 16 (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 5/4).
The Reds “auctioned off a baseball stained with the blood” of Cubs P Jeff Samardzija used during an April 24 game at Great American Ball Park. The website auction “closed Friday morning with a high bid of $130.01” (ESPNCHICAGO.com, 5/3).