Daily Dose: 6/7/16 Kimbo Slice, Prince and Bobbi Kristina Brown — all gone too soon

Today is a reminder of just how short life can be. On Monday night, mixed martial arts fighter and internet sensation Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson died at the age of 42. And today would have been the 58th birthday of Prince, who died in April. Rest in peace, Kimbo Slice, and we wish we still had you here, Prince, on your born day.

Speaking of the harsh reality of premature death, singer Bobby Brown recently opened up for the first time about the death of his 22-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, in July 2015. For anyone who has followed the situation in the past year, you know how perplexing the details have been. Bobbi Kristina was the daughter of Brown and the late R&B singer Whitney Houston, who died in February 2012. Both Houston and, three years later her daughter, were found dead in a water-filled bathtub. Bobby Brown, the author of a soon-to-be-released book about his life titled Every Little Step, has not shied away from revealing who he believes is responsible for the deaths of both his daughter and ex-wife. Check out the special 20/20 interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts for more details.

Hillary Clinton is the only woman running for president, right? Nope. Meet Jill Stein, the Green Party’s candidate for president. Stein was also the Green Party’s candidate in the 2012 presidential election, during which she received 469, 501 votes. That’s less than a half-percent (0.3, to be exact) of the total vote. It’s certainly a long shot that she’ll be the nation’s next, and first female president, but Stein has an interesting story — even though said story is stuck in the shadow of Clinton, the anticipated Democratic Party nominee. ABC News’ Meghan Keneally has the report.

The NBA Finals have been far from exciting so far. Heading into the series, a matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers — but more importantly between the Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Cav LeBron James — is what everyone wanted and needed before the basketball season came to a close. Yet, two games and two blowouts into the Finals, we’re already reminiscing about the exhilarating seven-game Western Conference Finals between the Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Two more Golden State wins and James will suffer his first championship series sweep since his first Finals appearance in 2007. But not so fast. Golden State still has to win two more games, and the numbers say Cleveland has a chance — to not get swept, at least. FiveThirtyEight’s Neil Paine breaks it down.

Brock Turner’s father was out of line. Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer who was convicted of sexual assault, received a six-month jail sentence. His father, Dan A. Turner, responded to the sentence with a letter calling for probation for his son, not jail time. There’s no harm in defending your child, but the way in which his father did it was utterly distasteful. “That is a steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action out of his 20-plus years of life,” he wrote. ESPN’s Mike Golic cut neither Turner nor the judge any slack Tuesday morning on Mike & Mike.

Free food

Coffee Break: After winning Super Bowl 50 in February, the Denver Broncos got the treatment every championship-winning squad receives in this country — a trip to the White House to meet President Barack Obama. The Broncos, and particularly Denver’s recently retired quarterback Peyton Manning, were greeted in a special, one-word fashion by Obama, an ode to Manning’ favorite audible call.

Snack Time: The Miss USA crown is back in Washington, D.C., for the first time in 14 years. So let’s meet Miss District of Columbia, Deshauna Barber.

Dessert: Today is also Allen Iverson’s birthday. The class of 2016 Hall of Fame inductee, and arguably the best pound-for-pound player in NBA history, turned 41. Remember when he crossed up Michael Jordan?

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