Tuesday's A.M. Hot Clicks: Scenes From the National Championship
Ohio State Takes the Title
Ezekiel Elliot ran for 246 yards and four scores as Ohio State defeated Oregon 42-20 to capture the national championship. Some other random highlights from the night: An OSU player trampled a cheerleader while running out of the tunnel ... The Oregon mascot waddled onto the field during pregame introductions while assistant coach Gary Campbell wore a purple suit to the game ... Darnell Dockett and others fell in love with a random Oregon cheerleader (or cheer coach, not sure) ... Nike fooled everyone by tweeting out a fake coin flip photo ... The Best Hair Award for the night goes to the Ducks ballboy ... Buckeyes QB Cardale Jones had an embarrassing fumble, which (of course) got turned into an internet meme ... Ducks receiver Byron Marshall almost had an embarrassing fumble that would've made DeSean Jackson proud ... Some TCU fans showed up to do some expert trolling ... Urban Meyer drank his Red Bull at halftime ... Chipper Jones took a bunch of selfies while watching at home ... LeBron James celebrated from the luxury box, meanwhile cops in Columbus used tear gas to disperse rowdy OSU fans ... OSU received mucho Twitter props after the victory and held a locker room dance-off to celebrate the national title.
Amputated Finger of the Day
What do Suns guard Gerald Green and The Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia have in common? Both have an amputated finger. While Garcia went on to become one of the best guitarists of all time, Green has carved out a nice role for himself with the Phoenix Suns and the team will honor the high-flying guard with a foam finger giveaway (that some may mistake for a certain X-rated hand gesture).
One Way To Spend $300,000
The Canadian Museum of History has acquired the world's oldest known hockey stick for $300,000.
Lovely Lady of the Day
I've been waiting for a good time to feature Hannah Polites as LLOD and the end of the college football season seems as good a time as any (click here for full-size gallery).
Tim Duncan: Fashion Icon
Tim Duncan, who was once voted as the 10th worst-dressed athlete, visited the White House with his Spurs teammates to commemorate their NBA Championship. Everyone wore a tie except one person. Can you guess who?
Bob Newhart's New Gig
One Brave Duck
At Least Fake It
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Odds & Ends
The Empire State Building was lit up in Oregon and OSU colors last night ... Kevin Garnett does not like Dwight Howard and here's the head-butt to prove it ... Zach Randolph donated $20,000 to keep the heat and electricity on for over 100 families in the Memphis area ... The NFL has nobody to coach the Pro Bowl ... Six other deceptive plays the Patriots used to defeat the Ravens ... Sharks enforcer John Scott got a T-shirt made to celebrate his only goal this season ... Beer made from whale testicles will soon be on sale in Iceland ... This bottle of apple juice looks like Adolf Hitler ... Ben & Jerry's is introducing three new flavors.
Mean Tweets: College Football Edition
The best feature on late-night TV is back, this time with a college football playoffs edition.
J.R. Smith, Big in Phoenix
The Cavs guard gets a huge ovation while walking to the team bus.
Matthew McConaughey's Dazed and Confused Audition
Alright, alright, alright!
Life of a Musician
Keys N'Krates is in the middle of a performance when a naked girl rushes the stage and jumps on one of the DJs. Also, I don't understand EDM. This is somewhat NSFW so proceed at your own risk. Thanks to Chris from Toronto for the link.