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Gimme The Damn Birthday Cake
We wish a happy 42nd birthday to Keyshawn Johnson, one of the NFL's loudest, but finest wide receivers of the past two decades. Jets fans may remember him as talented and disgruntled, Buccaneers fans may commend him for helping them win the Super Bowl, Cowboys and Panthers fans? Well, he played for them, too. Nonetheless, enjoy the rare shots of Keyshawn that spans his dominant years at USC through his illustrious pro career. And if that isn't enough, take a trip down memory lane with SI stories from when Keyshawn was emerging as one of the NFL's most outspoken personalities.
This umpire really loves his gig
And he clearly loves 2 Chainz:
Could It Be? It Can't Be
Rumors continue to swirl that Tim Tebow intends to make an NFL roster this season, despite signing on to be an analyst on the SEC Network. So while you prepare for the potential media onslaught that could accompany his return, take a look at his surprisingly intense workout video filmed in Scottsdale and thankfully not featuring Trent Dilfer.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Our Lovely Lady of choice this afternoon is Candice Swanepoel. A Victoria's Secret Angel from South Africa, Swanepoel has an Instagram that is racking up the visitors because of her new campaign with Osmoze jeans. Should you want to join her 3.2+ million followers, you can find her on Instagram here. You can also find the full-size gallery here.
Let's all go to the Brickyard
Not really much more to add here. Just watch it if you can handle the whole video:
Twitter is not for the faint of heart
Notorious NHL referee Tim Peel decided to get a Twitter account so he could interact with his "fans." The experiment did not go as well as he planned.
Odds & Ends
Water Balloon Warfare
Planning a full-scale water balloon assault on your neighbors or their children? The folks over at Gizmodo
pointed their readers to an unusual and frankly unbelievable Kickstarter campaign. Behold the new invention, Bunch O Balloons
. Yes, you read it correctly, it fills up to 100 water balloons in one minute. It has also raised over $5,000 of its $10,000 goal, which it will easily surpass. The summertime seems like the right time to make the donation and purchase, as I'm sure this qualifies as assault once the winter hits.
The oldest rivalry
People say be careful owning both a dog and a cat. But if you do it right, you could end up with footage like this:
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