Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt was in midtown Manhattan Tuesday getting a new haircut courtesy of AXE. The folks from the company invited me down to interview the favorite for NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Watt was a good sport about answering our light-hearted questions and even revealed that his favorite chick flick is Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Read the full Q&A here.
In Tuesday's P.M. Hot Clicks, we linked to a piece on the more risque offers people have posted on Craigslist in exchange for Super Bowl tickets. Here's a story about a couple who paid straight cash for tickets, but ended up with horrible results.
Thomas Dotterer, a 77-year-old college baseball coach, was shot in the eye last Wednesday during a liquor store robbery. He was back at work yesterday and said the shooting wasn't nearly as bad as a recent WWE event.
There's something charming about people who still write letters to newspapers. If you need more proof of this, check out this story about a Timberwolves fan who was recently dismayed by the lack of Ricky Rubio pictures in Minnesota Star-Tribune.
Here is Beyonce dressed as a referee in a Super Bowl promo picture. ... Ashley Judd and three-time Indianapolis 500 driver Dario Franchitti are divorcing after 12 years of marriage. ... Brent Musburger's favorite Super Bowl reporter, Katherine Webb, stole the show at Media Day on Tuesday.
The over-the-top hype hasn't even hit full throttle yet (except when it comes to Ray Lewis), and we're all wishing the Super Bowl would just get here already. However, for the people in this video, the big game has already taken place.
Sam Davidson, of Sarasota, Fla., says, "Jimmy, check out Nik Wallenda's high wire walk yesterday in Sarasota. He was 180 ft in the air and walked 600 ft on a wire in 25 mph winds. There was no tether attached to him. This guy has balls of steel."
A couple of weeks ago, Hot Clicks brought you an exclusive photo from the SI Swimsuit model's new commercial with Carl's Jr. Here is a brand new behind-the-scenes video from the shoot.