Weekend Hot Clicks: Cheerleader Liz; Taylor Swift blamed for power outage
The 2015 Open Championship was delayed for about ten hours on Saturday due to bad weather, with the wind being a real issue. It was so overwhelming that it made the simple task of pouring water challenging. Or how about Louis Oosthuizen's ball being blown across the green as he waited to putt? The same thing happened to Dustin Johnson, too. The weather conditions will force the first Monday finish at Open Championship since 1988 and only the second Monday finish all-time. Feel free to check out this gallery of the hottest WAGs of PGA Tour golfers as you wait out the bad weather.
Daniel Brooks nailed an ace at the Open Championship despite that insane wind:
Taylor Swift To Blame?
A faulty circuit breaker caused a power outage at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., Friday. The repeated delays eventually forced the suspension of the Dodgers-Nationals game. However, Taylor Swift was receiving some of the blame initially courtesy of Max Scherzer and Joc Pederson.
Well who was the last one to use Nationals Park last? Taylor Swift.. I blame her for the power outs tonight. We now have #BadBlood — Max Scherzer (@Max_Scherzer) July 18, 2015
Lovely Lady of the Day
Our LLOD for this mid-July weekend is Liz the gorgeous cheerleader from the Houston Texans (Click here for full-size gallery).
I don't think anyone will ever know why guard Diante Garrett, now playing for the Chicago Bulls at Las Vegas Summer League, decided to pump-fake a free-throw attempt. It caused a whole bunch of chaos in the form of a gigantic lane violation and ensured his name will live in Summer League infamy....not a great place to be.
That Is a Nice Poster
Amidst some Lakers fans’ fears that D’Angelo Russell might be a bust (don't be ignorant...it's way too early too tell), Jordan Clarkson’s quietly been having a nice summer league.
Whoa... @jclark5on RISES for the @lakers at @nbasummerleague! #NBASummer A video posted by NBA (@nba) on
Chris Paul's Son, the Golfer
You've gotta start somewhere..........#FatherSonTime A video posted by Chris Paul (@cp3) on
LeBron James Doing Lebron James-Type Things
No need to get up out of your chair for this shot:
Buckets! @kingjames #NBASummer https://t.co/BdYhyGnHNz — NBA (@NBA) July 18, 2015
Arnold Schwarzenegger Challenges J.J. Watt
I challenged @justinjames99 to do 50 squat reps. He did 51. After dinner. Watch out, quarterbacks. Great to hang out, buddy. Keep doing big things on and off the field. #terminatormode A photo posted by Arnold Schwarzenegger (@schwarzenegger) on
Tell Us How You Really Feel, Jamal Crawford
"@ThatGuy_Sammie: @JCrossover sooo you gonna stay a clipper or join the cavs? ��"-I'm not a f/a, wish but I'm not.. Soo u gotta ask Doc..... — Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) July 17, 2015
Odds and Ends
For the first time ever, NCAA athletes will be compensated for their name, image and likeness ... Don't mess with Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin's house ... Deflategate ball was auctioned off for a ridiculous amount of money ... Good guy and Texans' running back Arian Foster bought college textbooks for fan ... Here's a hilarious soccer beef after Seydou Keita refused to shake hands with Pepe ... FSU has now outlined a plan to educate student-athletes on behavior ... Adrian Peterson is still staying in good shape, it seems ... Ty Lawson won't face DUI charges in California and Colorado until completing a 30-day residential treatment program ... Ohio residents and visitors should check out the National Volleyball League Finals and this gallery of very fit players should explain why ... Bruins draft pick Jake DeBrusk had a ridiculous between-the-legs shootout goal ... Tom Brady's Facebook tribute to Dan Connolly just won the Internet ... Here is a list of the 10 best heist films since 2000.
Michael Jordan Career Retrospective
Take a look at the career and journey of Michael Jordan.
Mad Max/Star Wars Mashup
The mashup no one asked for.
I'm a nerd for the tech and sports intersection. This week Volt Athletics became the official strength and conditioning partner of USA Football and U.S. National Teams.
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