Mutombo > Mascot
Dikembe Mutombo :: Getty Images
Dikembe Mutombo was in Denver last night as the franchise feted its 1993-94 squad, which famously upset Seattle in the first round of the playoffs. Mutombo was in a jovial mood and pulled off perhaps the funniest moment of the NBA season. Finger wagging was involved.
The 18-Inch Corn Dog
Diamondbacks fans can enjoy the D-Bat Dog, an 18-inch-long corn dog stuffed with cheese and bacon, at Chase Field this season. It comes with a side of fries and costs just $25.
March Madness Sigils
I don't watch Game of Thrones, but I imagine that I'd consider this collection of sigils for all the tournament teams pretty cool if I did. I also enjoyed this list of 68 facts for all 68 tournament teams,even though the "fact" for my beloved alma mater (UMass) is this: "What’s a Minuteman? Nobody you’d want to date if you’re a lady."
Lovely Lady Of The Day
SI Swimsuit model (and part-time wildlife photographer) Natasha Barnard modeled lingerie for Leonisa.
Stop the Pizza
Raptors fans have started a petition to stop the free pizza promotion, as it is leading to fans booing the team if they don't score enough.
Umpire Brad Myers got drilled by a Brandon Phillips line drive last night. And since this is an item in Hot Clicks, you probably know which part of his body was injured.
From the SI Vault
Michael Jordan, Dikembe Mutombo and Tyrone Corbin :: Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images
Since we led Clicks with a Dikembe Mutombo finger-wagging photo, it's only fair that we show the center getting a taste of his own medicine, courtesy of Michael Jordan. The Bulls legend drew a technical foul for the gesture. For more vintage sports photos, follow the SI Vault on Twitter. While you’re at it, follow my personal Twitter account and watch people confuse me with the Andy Gray.
Odds and Ends
Vince Vaughn bought Lane Kiffin's old home in Manhattan Beach, Calif., for $6.5 million ... The Mets wore alternate hats for St. Patrick's Day. I can't tell if I like them or hate them ... The Lightning celebrated the 10th anniversary of their Stanley Cup championship with the wrong year ... funniest anti-protest signs ever made ... 20 iconic bands recreated in LEGO ... A South Carolina man was attacked at a Taco Bell for belching without saying 'excuse me' ... A San Francisco radio station played Nelly's 2002 hit "Hot in Here" for three straight days to promote their format change.
Jordan Schools Mutombo
I posted the photo above but the backstory makes it even better.
Hockey Fights of the Week
Vancouver's Tom Sestito and Florida's Krys Barch headline this week's best bouts.
This is a Piano Prodigy
This video is over a year old but I'm just seeing it now. And it's incredible.