Thursday's P.M. Hot Clicks: When Derek Jeter Was 20
Derek Jeter at 20
It's hard to believe, but Derek Jeter turned 40 today. Since being drafted by the Yankees in 1992, Jeter has been a huge success on and off the field. Seeing that he's celebrating the big 4-0 today, I decided to zoom back in time 20 years to check out Jeter's life in 1994.
In World Cup News
Grant Wahl's takeaways from the USA-Germany game... Esquire has baby photos of the U.S. squad ... Cristiano Ronaldo ditched the zig-zag and debuted a new hairstyle for the game against Ghana ... Jordan Ayew gave the TV audience an eyeful during the Ghana-Portugal match ... U.S. players Jermaine Jones and Alejandro Bedoya nearly knocked each other out on this play ... It was a tough afternoon for Jones, who also got taken out by the referee ... ESPN continues to find attractive female fans during its coverage ... Giorgio Chiellini (a.k.a. - the Italian player bitten by Luis Suarez) poked fun at Suarez with this photo.
Update From the World's Most Famous German-American Couple
We are happy to report the Agassi-Graf household is no longer divided after today's contentious matchup.
(Throwback) Lovely Lady Round-Up
Carlos Pena + Home Run = Ruined Brisket
Lost in the shuffle of the World Cup and NBA Draft is this amazing play from last night's Rangers-Tigers game. Carlos Pena hit his first home run of the year and the ball landed directly in a tray of beef brisket.
Welcome to Buzz City
The Charlotte Hornets unveiled their new court design and it is heavy on hornet puns. That's not all there is in stadium news today. The Falcons released sketches showing what their new stadium will look like. Pretty sweet in my opinion.
Team USA Celebrates In Locker Room
Odds and Ends
The Angels set a Guinness Record for most people wearing Santa hats. The team was celebrating the halfway mark to Christmas ... Joel Embiid should probably keep his friends away from his Twitter account ... President Obama watched the U.S.-Germany game on Air Force One ... Remember the Chinese millionaire who was going to buy lunch for hundreds of homeless people in NYC? That didn't go so well ... I fully support this trend of bridesmaids pulling up their dresses and showing off their backsides for photos ... David Hasselhoff will star in a Curb Your Enthsiasm-like comedy for British TV ... The 50 funniest bootleg DVD covers of all time.
Most Ridiculous Red Cards Of All Time
Coed has compiled its list, including that time Neymar celebrated a goal by wearing a mask of himself.
Andrew Wiggins Is Not A Good Jump Roper
He may be the first overall pick in tonight's draft, but not based on his jump-roping ability.