Monday's P.M. Hot Clicks
It was announced today that controversial Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez had recently joined Twitter. Just based on the G-rated responses I've compiled, it would be wise if A-Rod didn't read his mentions. Of course, A-Rod rarely does anything wise, so hopefully he has the thickest skin around.
It seems that one person in the world expected Rafael Nadal to lose his first-round Wimbledon match today. Or they just has a gambling problem.
Blue Jays shortstop Munenori Kawasaki hit his first major league home run Friday night and Toronto capped another great weekend off by winning its 11th straight game on Sunday. Therefore, there was only one thing for Kawasaki to do on the team's flight to Tampa afterward -- dance. Meanwhile, Blue Jays relievers Casey Janssen, Darren Oliver, Steve Delabar, Brett Cecil and Neil Wagner have re-enacted Kevin Costner's famous speech from Bull Durham.
Mark, of Porterville, Calif., says, "Do me a solid, will ya? I suffered through the movie Identify Thief last night. The only thing that I enjoyed in that movie was Genesis Rodriguez and her accent. She deserves to be LLOD!" Rodriguez is also a huge Heat fan, so this does seem like a good time to give her LLOD honors.
The University of Central Florida basketball team will be playing on a blacktop-like court next season.
With the dog days of the sports calendar here, Hot Clicks is going to feature more ridiculous/head-scratching/you-can't-make-this-stuff-up stories throughout the summer. Today's tale is about a woman who used Craigslist to find a hitman -- to kill her father. (Thanks to Andy, of Dubuque, Iowa, for the link.)
Here's a song that mocks all those YouTube videos in which one person plays all the parts of a song. (Warning: Song contains curses.)
(Thanks to Reymon Rubio, of Forest Hills, N.Y., for the video.)