Monday's A.M. Hot Clicks: The Tale of Vince Lombardi's 58-Cent Sweater
Vince Lombardi's 58-Cent Sweater
Not to get all Antiques Roadshow on you, but this story is pretty incredible. Sean and Rikki McEvoy of Knoxville, Tenn., purchased a West Point warmup jacket last June for $0.58 at the local Goodwill store. Fast forward to November, when Sean was watching a Vince Lombardi documentary and noticed the Hall of Fame coach wearing the same jacket. He gave it a closer inspection and saw "Lombardi" written in black ink by the neck. He then visited an auction house in Dallas, who helped sell it for over $43,000. During the same auction, boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their 1965 bout sold for $956,000 while the glove Jeffrey Maier used to snag Derek Jeter's famous 1996 home run went for $22,705.
NFL Combine Notes
Jameis Winston's football IQ is being compared to Peyton Manning. His off-the-field behavior is another story ... Combine winners and losers ... Evaluating the throwing performance of the top quarterbacks ... Ten takeaways from the combine ... Nobody had a worse 40-yard-dash than Louisville defensive tackle B.J. Dubose ... Ali Marpet, a 307-pound offensive lineman from Division III Hobart College, turned heads with his great 40 time ... The Raiders head scout used the combine as a chance to take a nap.
Move Over, Kate Upton
An English swimmer set a world record for most southern swim when he went for a dip in the 28-degree water near Antarctica wearing just a Speedo. Kate Upton, who famously posed in a bikini during her own Antarctica photo shoot, feels his pain.
Lovely Lady of the Day
I'm always looking for an excuse to feature Jenna Dewan-Tatum as LLOD and this dress she wore last night is as good as any (click here for full-size gallery).
Dez Bryant Mystery Video
Word has it that there is a really bad Dez Bryant video floating around that has yet to surface and will have a "Ray Rice-type of an impact." I am betting it leaks between now and July 4.
Two Memorable Debuts
Call Me Melvin
Northwestern Football Team Attends Hoops Game in Full Pads
Did You Know Gus Fring From Breaking Bad Was In Trading Places?
LeBron Has Great Aim
Odds & Ends
There's nothing more embarrassing than a misspelled jersey at number retirement ceremony ... Michael Phelps is engaged to former Miss California Nicole Johnson ... Jason Richardson destroyed a Twitter troll ... Nebraska coach Tim Miles banned his players from their locker room .... Phil Jackson is losing his patience with the Knicks poor play ... Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle could use some deodorant ... Richard Jefferson turned back the clock to 2003 with this play ... Ranking the top hockey jerseys in Stadium Series history ... A complete history of baseball movies that were nominated for Oscars ... Complete list of winners from last night's Academy Awards.
A look back at Kendrick Perkins' tenure in Oklahoma City.
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock shows off his rap skills.
(Not Quite) Rapper's Delight
I found myself watching some early '90s WCW on the WWE Network over the weekend when this Too Cold Scorpio promo aired. It may be the greatest thing to come out of the early '90s.
Jimmy Kimmel's Lie-Witness News
The late-night host catches people lying about this year's crop of movies.
Happy Birthday, Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari, one of the best comedians out there, turned 32 today. Here is a memorable bit from his standup special, Dangerously Delicious.
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