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The Houston Texans Land Hard Knocks
The Houston Texans are reportedly the latest team to be selected for HBO's Hard Knocks, joining those in the gallery above. Here are five reasons the Texans should be a fun choice for the show. And while J.J. Watt will undoubtedly be a star, here are some other Texans who should be worth watching. The news is a good excuse to also take a trip down memory lane with some of the best clips from previous seasons of Hard Knocks.
Snoop Dogg Has a New Gig
Did you know that Snoop Dogg is Adidas' "Director of Football Development?" We didn't either, but the two have teamed up and Adidas will be releasing a special collection of cleats and trainers inspired by the legendary rap icon on June 1.
What is Craig Ehlo Up To These Days?
Here is a really strong video on Craig Ehlo's life after Michael Jordan's iconic shot in the first round of the 1989 Eastern Conference playoffs. Where is Jordan's most famous victim now?
P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Brian from Parts Unknown wrote in requesting Zoey Deutch for LLOD. He then added, "her mother is Lea Thompson. Need I say more?" No you do not need to say more. Zoey earns today's honors. (click here for full-size gallery).
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Entourage creator Doug Ellin’s wife, Maddie Diehl, is a very pretty lady... Baron Davis dropped an exclusive clip from the movie featuring him and Gary Busey. Doug Ellin is a big sports fan, and he recently chatted about the NHL playoffs.
Watch Out Cleveland
Josh Hamilton 1, Wall 0
Happy Anniversary to the Best First Pitch of All Time
Emily Ratajkowski Dancing?
Yep, that is Emily Ratajkowski dancing. (Warning: language)
A video posted by Emily Ratajkowski (@emrata) on
Odds and Ends
Grantland has named its interim editor-in-chief... Not even National Spelling Bee kids can spell Matthew Dellavedova's name... Stephen Curry is a NBA shot-making wizard, but what about the biggest one he never took? Here are 10 athletes right now that no one can figure out... Shaq claimed that he could last 45 seconds against Ronda Rousey (classic photos of Rousey here) ... Houston's mayoral office offered its opinion on Colin Kaepernick's Instagram post... IRS official Richard Weber had some groan-worthy puns on FIFA... Lil B has taken his beef with James Harden to another level... Well, this is one creative way to try to block a shot. KFC has debuted a paper-thin reusable bluetooth keyboard that you can hook up to your phone while eating... Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Louis-Dreyfus reunite on Comedians in Cars.
Man Catches 552-Pound Fish in Kayak
The fish is appropriately called a Goliath Grouper.
Shaq and Kenny Play Mortal Kombat X
As is usually the case, the reactions to the fatalities are better than the fights.
Derrick Rose's Top 10 Plays
His season may be over but Derrick Rose had some fantastic highlights this year.
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