Pete Rose at 73
It's Pete Rose's birthday, which is as good a time as any to bring up the "Does Pete Rose belong in the Hall of Fame" debate. This question is at the center of Pete Rose: An American Dilemma, written by SI's Kostya Kennedy. Lucky for us, Kostya was kind enough to give me five copies of his book to give away. I will send them to the 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th and 50th person to email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the name of the retired Red Wings hockey player pictured in this morning's Hot Clicks. Only one email per person will be accepted. Please make the subject line "Pete Rose."
Update (7:19 a.m.): Contest is closed. Thanks for playing.
Antonio Cromartie at 30
While Rose celebrates his 73rd birthday with girlfriend Kiana Kim (a former Playboy model), photos are coming in from the 30th birthday of cornerback Antonio Cromartie. And as any party in Las Vegas that features lap dances from "Mini Miley" and "Mini Rihanna," it was fantastic.
Who are the NBA's Ugliest Brothers?
Is it the Gasols? The Lopez brothers? Paul Pierce was caught on a live mic weighing in on this important debate.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Chrissy Teigen and Kate Upton reunited at the MTV Movie Awards last night ... Speaking of Kate, she had some interesting comments about her cleavage ... Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney was looking good at Coachella ... Cameron Russell posed in a bikini for the Calzedonia swimwear campaign ... Meg Turney and her kitchen are featured in the latest Me In My Place ... Alexa Flutie (daughter of Doug) made the Chargers cheerleading squad.
Here's a slow-motion shot of Yankees catcher Brian McCann getting drilled on his throwing hand during Sunday's game against the Red Sox. The ball had ricocheted off a Boston batter. The X-rays came back negative.
Who's Better: Tim Tebow or LeSean McCoy's two-year-old son?
McCoy was asked if Tebow is the best player not currently on a NFL roster. His answer was priceless.
Ronde Hollis-Jefferson Joins a Frat
Arizona's 6-foot-7 forward was sworn into Alpha Epsilon Pi, a predominantly Jewish fraternity, over the weekend.
Odds and Ends
This Orioles fan has a World Series ring as a hat ... Poker star Phil Ivey is being sued by the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City for allegedly taking part in an "edge sorting" scheme ... Here's a well-written piece by an actual Cleveland Indian about why Chief Wahoo is so offensive ... Matt Harvey attended a Knicks game with model Asha Leo ... The 10 ugliest FBS school logos ... A Seahawks fan won a new tooth by way of a Super Bowl bet with a friend ... It's National Library Week. Here are 27 fascinating libraries ... I really like this chart of who to tip and how much to give them. It is printed out in my apartment.
Pete Rose For Aqua Velva
This ad is from 1976 and it's fantastic in every way.
One Video That'll Make You Love Hockey
Extra Mustard launched a new series today in which a simple question is posed: If you could show someone just one video to get them interested in your favorite sport, what would it be? Our first sport is hockey and SI.com contributing writer Allan Muir chose Boston forward Gregory Campbell's one-legged shift from last year's playoffs.
Nick Saban Shows Off His Gun
The Alabama coach threw out the first pitch of last weekend's Alabama-Auburn game.