Lunchtime Links: June 7, 2010

Cleanup and full containment of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will likely take well into the fall.

Veteran journalist Helen Thomas, the dean of White House correspondents, agreed Sunday not to appear as commencement speaker at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Md., after she was captured on videotape saying that Jews should leave Israel and go “home” to countries like Germany and Poland.

The Twilight series film New Moon was the big winner at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards.

Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden died Sunday at 99.

The Boston Celtics even up the NBA Finals at 1-1 by winning in Los Angeles against the Lakers.

The Chicago Blackhawks are one win away from their first Stanley Cup in 49 years.

Rafael Nadal breezed to his fifth French Open tennis title.

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