Thursday's P.M. Hot Clicks: A look at Celebrity-Athlete couples
It's been a busy couple weeks in the WAG world as SI Swimsuit model Ariel Meredith and Hakeem Nicks announced their engagement, Erin Andrews is hoping boyfriend Jarret Stoll pops the question, meanwhile Justin Verlander and Kate Upton escaped to Mexico for some fun on the beach. It seems as good a time as any to look at this huge gallery of Athlete-Celebrity couples.
British Open Update
Tiger Woods got off to a shaky start, yelled at photographers and nailed some poor guy in the face with a golf ball before scorching through the back nine for a three-under 69. Rory McIlroy is currently in the lead after shooting a 66. Bubba Watson, meanwhile, is tied for 126th after a four-over 126. Even worse, he can't name a single member of The Beatles.
Tracy McGrady's Baseball Career. RIP.
Tracy McGrady started four games for the Sugar Land Skeeters, pitching 6.2 innings and allowing five runs on four hits with zero strikeouts. His career peaked at yesterday's Atlantic League All-Star Game, where he recorded his only career strikeout, in 1.1 innings of work.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
Jessica Simpson tied the knot to retired NFL tight end Eric Johnson, who helped lead me to a 2004 fantasy football title after I wasted an early-round pick on Bubba Franks. In honor of the new bride, here's a look back at Simpson's glory days. (click here for the FULL SIZE version of gallery).
Disco Demolition Night Coming to Charleston
Love minor league baseball? Hate Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus? You're in luck. The Charleston RiverDogs are holding "Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It' on Saturday, which will feature the destruction of Bieber's and Cyrus' music and paraphernalia. Let's hope it goes better than the first one.
Sixteen Years Later...
When Todd Frazier was 12, his team from Toms River, N.J., won the Little League World Series and he got to take the field with the New York Yankees and hang out with Derek Jeter. Sixteen years later, Frazier was playing in the MLB All-Star Game and got to line up with the Yankees captain. The Reds tweeted a photo of the two posing together in 1998 and again Tuesday night.
This is What a Tennessee Volunteers Cement Truck Looks Like
Odds & Ends
A 40-year-old mother of two has joined the Saints cheerleading squad ... Marcin Gortat has a good reason to be excited about the Wizards picking up Kris Humphries ... Sabres fans really love their hockey, even if it's a developmental camp scrimmage ... Fascinating story on the Kansas City pawn shop that athletes frequent to sell their championship rings ... Chargers back Danny Woodhead has written a children's book ... HBO is planning to make a movie about the Giants-Colts 1958 NFL Championship game ... In honor of Robin Thicke, here are 30 album flops from successful musical acts ... This male model has way too many face tattoos ... Photos: Dogs and babies hang out together ... There's a Kickstarter campaign for a Breaking Bad spinoff with Slash and Val Kilmer. I'd watch it. ... And visit the Hot Clicks archives.
LeBron Does Dumb and Dumber
Another great meme in honor of LeBron James.
Julius Randle Takes Kobe Bryant Superfan Trivia Challenge
Randle has clearly done research on his newest teammate.
Dominique Wilkins' Top 100 Dunks
If you like Dominique Wilkins, you'll love this video.