Thursday June 11th, 2015

Hello all, Andrew Doughty from Next Impulse Sports here with your Thursday PM Hot Clicks. Feel free to follow me on Twitter for additional links and thoughts.


Flu Game Anniversary

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Thursday marks the 18th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s legendary “Flu Game” in which he scored 38 points to lead the Bulls to a massive victory in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals. For a blast from the past, here's an article that was published the day after the game. Complement that by basking in this great highlight clip of the historic night. And speaking of history, the "Flu Game" is a huge part of sneaker history as well. Jordan's game-worn shoes from the "Flu Game" were auctioned off for a stunning $104,765 in 2013, which made them the most expensive pair of game-worn Air Jordans ever sold. In a career full of highlights and memorable games, Michael Jordan's "Flu Game" ranks among the best.


Cutest Mascot Ever?

Fresno State has a new mascot named Meet Victor E. Bulldog III. There is just way too much cuteness here.


No Pain, No Gain

Five-star basketball recruit P.J. Dozier tore his ACL at 11, and continued to play with it torn for years.


Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day

Throwback Thursday's LLOD is the ageless Angelina Jolie. (Click here for full-size gallery)


Mr. Rogers Throwbacks

A minor league baseball team will be honoring Mr. Rogers with these incredible cardigan uniforms.


You Are Doing It Wrong

These Filipino divers gave it their best shots, and failed spectacularly.


More Cuteness

Patrick Sharp says hello to his family prior to Game 4.


Lauren Hill


J.J. Watt Meets Arnold

Hasta la vista, baby.


Yep, That'll Do It


Benches Clear Before Lunchtime

Just 11 pitches into the game and the Braves and Padres benches were cleared.


She Had Her Covered

 

I had her covered lol! Rest in peace Margo. #wnba #margodydek #ctsun #nyliberty #tbt

A photo posted by Becky Hammon (@officialbeckyhammon) on


Odds and Ends

Amalie Ny Wichmann is one of the most underrated ladies in the world... Russell Wilson doesn't have a fat new contract yet but he was spotted in a wicked new ride ... Ranking the 10 best no-hitters of all time ... Biggest fair-weather fan bases in sports ... George R.R. Martin wants you to shut up and stop whining about Game of Thrones ... The movie My All American, depicting former Texas football player Freddie Steinmark, arrives this fall... Royals’ Alex Gordon left his third base coach hanging after a homer... Ryan McGuire, 6, is going to play 100 holes of golf for cancer research... Here is an open letter to the White Walker Army.


Balls Out

Watch an exclusive sneak peek of flag football comedy Balls Out.


Erin Heatherton Gets Wet and Wild

Need we say more?


The Program

The first trailer for The Program was released on Thursday and the Lance Armstrong biopic looks fantastic. Directed by Stephen Frears, it stars Chris O'Dowd as Irish journalist David Walsh, who is attempting to expose the Tour de France king.


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