Rare Photos of Dan Marino
On this day in 1984, the NFL regular season came to an end and Dan Marino set NFL records for touchdowns (48), completions (362) and passing yards (5,084). Here's a look back at some classic photos of the Dolphins quarterback.
2015 Lacrosse All-Name Team
Inside Lacrosse put together its annual All-Name Team and it's a doozy. My favorites are Draper Donley, Nesbitt Nicohlas and Halston Jet Harding.
Christmas Beard Bling
Nothing to do with sports but a company is now selling packages of tiny decorations men can hang from their beards. Seriously. Here are some of the best blinged-out beards the internet has to offer.
P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Jonathan from Houston sent me a great, angry email this morning that he was gracious enough to let me reprint here.
Hey Andy. How about you put a stop to highlighting 1) near anorexic Victoria's Secret models (Joan Smalls for example) and 2) barely post-pubertal (young and scrawny) models/ celebrities. Aren't there enough beautiful women out there who look normal?
For what it's worth, I get this type of email every day. Either the girl is too skinny and they want curvier girls or the girls are too curvy and they want skinnier girls. I've learned to deflect the criticism and do the best I can. So hopefully Jonathan in Houston will approve of Carissa Rosario (click here for full-size gallery).
Hot Clicks Giveaway: Pinstripe Bowl Tix
College football bowl season has arrived and my good friends at New Era, sponsors of this year's Pinstripe Bowl, want you to get in on the action. The game takes place on Dec. 27 at Yankee Stadium and pits Penn State against Boston College. For those looking for a last-minute holiday gift, what could be better than live college football? I am giving away two pairs of tickets and a New Era Pinstripe Bowl ski cap to the 50th and 100th person who emails me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the name of the LLOD in this morning's Hot Clicks. Please make the subject line "Pinstripe Bowl."
Update (10:01 p.m.): Contest is closed. Winners will be notified. Thanks.
Rob Gronkowski's attempt to take over the world continues tonight when he appears as a judge on Top Chef: Boston. Watch him eat a bunch of sausage and flirt with host Padma Lakshimi.
Jets Banner Season Continues
Kyle Korver Can Shoot
Bo Pelini Takes Shot at Nebraska
Bo Pelini, at YSU presser: "I have a president that's understands football, something that I don't know I've ever had." — Zach Barnett (@zach_barnett) December 17, 2014
Not Sure What To Make of These
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Odds & Ends
Mike Tyson loves The Notebook (and doesn't care who knows about it) ... Colorado State basketball coach Larry Eustachy drinks 20 Diet Cokes a day ... Wes Welker admitted to once attending Patriots practice in Uggs, a jock strap and nothing else ... Rolling Stone named Dolph Ziggler its Wrestler of the Year ... Michael Vick has nearly paid all the $18 million he owes his creditors ... Derek Jeter will join Hideki Matsui for a charity baseball event in Japan ... LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy made a dance track out of tennis data ... Time Magazine's top 100 photos of 2014 ... Charlie Sheen reprised his role from Ferris Bueller's Day Off for an upcoming episode of The Goldbergs.
Cut Jay Cutler or Cut Your Wrists
Maybe taking things too far?
Good Will Hunting 2
I'm not going to lie. Sometimes it's a challenge trying to find videos for Hot Clicks. So when you see me throw in a random movie scene or old commercial, that's a good indication that I didn't have much. That being said, here's a scene from Good Will Hunting 2 (courtesy of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back). Swearing is involved so put on your headphones.
Dave Matthews Slap Fights
I've been to a bunch of Dave Matthews concerts and this may be more entertaining then all of them.
Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld
I spent a good chunk of the morning listening to Bill Simmons' great interview with Larry David (and you should, too). In the meantime, This is one of my all-time favorite scenes from Curb Your Enthusiasm.