Wacky Photos of the Week
From a home plate umpire chasing a duck at Wrigley to the crowning of a new hot-dog-eating champion on Coney Island, check out the above gallery of the week's weirdest pictures. (Click here for full-size version.)
Chris Broussard vs. Mark Cuban
Mavs owner Mark Cuban is furious with Chris Broussard after the ESPN reporter tweeted Wednesday night that Cuban was "beside himself. Driving around downtown HOUSTON begging (thru texts) Jordan's family 4 address to DeAndre's home." Cuban fired back (over Twitter) by cursing out Broussard, saying "If you had any ethics u would msg me and I will give u his address." Broussard, meanwhile, is standing by his multiple sources. For what it's worth, I met Broussard while a lowly journalism student in 2004 and he couldn't have been nicer and more helpful. Same with Darren Rovell.
Rejected Nicknames For Pro Sports Teams That Almost Became Reality
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
I wasn't sure who to choose for today's Throwback LLOD so I asked for suggestions on Twitter. I came really close to choosing Vanessa Marcil and Kathy Ireland, who got several votes, but in the end went with Marisa Miller. Hope you agree with the choice (click here for full-size gallery).
Hot Clicks Giveaway
Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” What you put into your body is important and our friends at Carington Farms want you to eat healthier. To that end, they have given me five combo packs to give away. Each pack contains Flax Paks, Flax Chia Paks, Flax Hemp Paks, Coconut Oil Paks and a Sriracha-flavored Coconut Oil. I'll send to the 20th, 40th, 60th, 80th and 100th person to email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the cost of a Seahawks tailgate hearse. The answer was in AM Clicks. Please make the subject line "Carrington Farms."
I'm Just Like Jimi Hendrix!
Bizarre Play of the Day
Odds & Ends
Bartolo Colon learned his work ethic from a pet donkey ... Rob Gronkowski thought Tom Brady hated him at first ... Today is the anniversary of Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit and A-Rod's first hit ... Tim Kurkjian is sexy ... Bill Cosby's and Donald Trump's Walk of Fame stars will not be removed ... A ranking of Lil Wayne mixtapes ... Doughnuts of your dreams ... And people wonder why I love Samantha Hoopes so much ... Patriots LB Jamie Collins can do backflips ... Most impressive Cosplay costumes ... So I realize this wasn't one of my best Hot Clicks but everything I wrote got zapped as I tried to publish and I had to start over. It sucked. I'll do better tomorrow.
Odell Beckham, Dogsitter
SINow interviewed Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry when Odell Beckham made a surprise appearance to introduce Landry's dog.
American Pride Squat-athon
The South Alabama football team shows off its American pride.
MJ in High School
MaxPreps uncovered some great footage of Michael Jordan in high school.
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