Even the Portland police were OK with the way the Trail Blazers took Game 1 of their playoff series from the Rockets. Meanwhile, usually ornery Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had a very personal message for ailing sideline reporter Craig Sager.
Donald Young serves up the biscuits and Karl Malone gets grilled by Damian Lillard over burgers, and thanks to a new NCAA proposal, student-athletes may soon be able to partake without breaking the bank.
Chandler Parsons was bumped, Joakim Noah was bummed and the Milwaukee Bucks landed in the basement. But the other side of the Monday story was much brighter with the adorable Caleb Watson and Georges the cheery dog.
The Spurs may have been characteristically blase after setting a club record with their 18th straight win, but if it's passion on the court you want, Notre Dame's injured Natalie Achonwa has you covered.
Gregg Popovich didn't get the message, but with those adorable Meryl Streep/50 Cent photos, Li Na's victory and even Deion Sanders being gracious after his team's loss in the Pro Bowl, it was quite a sweet sports weekend.