Best Beards in Sports History
We mentioned in yesterday's A.M. Clicks the amazing prank A's reliever Sean Doolittle pulled off when he pretended to shave his trademark beard. This, of course, was a great excuse for SI to update its "Best Beards in Sports History" gallery, of which I cherry-picked my favorites above.
The Cubs got off to an 0-2 start and couldn't even get their uniforms straight on Thursday as leftfielder Junior Lake wore the wrong one during an afternoon game against Pittsburgh. In other uniform news, David Ortiz had the best-selling jersey from MLB.com’s store during the offseason, followed by teammate Dustin Pedroia. Nobody on the Cubs was in the Top 20.
How the Mighty Have Fallen
Matt Leinart is still hoping for one more chance in the NFL after being cut by the Bills last August. In the meantime, he's taken up a gig as pitchman for the Orange County Register.
(Throwback) Lovely Lady Of The Day
Jennifer Love Hewitt made her first public appearance since giving birth in November, which is a great excuse to make her this week's Throwback LLOD.
Ever Wonder What Michael Jordan's Custom Golf Cart Looks Like?
Wonder no more.
Fenway Park: The LEGO Version
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston created a replica of Fenway Park for its grand opening in May and it's spectacular. The replica was constructed from about 28,000 bricks, weighs 68 pounds and took 450 hours to design and build.
Jesse Jackson & Marvin Gaye Hoop It Up
Odds and Ends
Paulina Gretzky appears half-naked and practicing her swing on the cover of Golf Digest ... Bill Belichick was excited about National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day on Wednesday ... The Blue Jays bro'd it up on the bench after a Jose Bautista home run ... Russell Westbrook released his new line of underwear ... WWE star Daniel Bryan credits his vegan diet for his success in the ring ... The future plans of the How I Met Your Mother cast ... A short history of the modern barcode ... Pizza Hut's new stuffed crust pizza will be a hit for lovers of fish eggs ... A Honda lawnmower reached a speed of 117 MPH ... Meet the cast of Girl Meets World.
Red Sox catcher David Ross shows off his acting chops by imitating the Major League characters.
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Toilet Paper Video Of The Day
Soccer fans in Belgium get a little excited before a match against Anderlecht.
Junior Goes Long
Ken Griffey Jr. debuted in the big leagues 25 years ago today. This video is from the 1995 ALDS, in which he blasted two home runs against the Yankees.