Wed. A.M. Hot Clicks: Kirby Griffin; Baseball Cards For Rappers
Straight Outta Cooperstown
Imagine if there were a person ingenious enough to mash up rap legends with baseball cards, then put them all on a Tumblr account? Welcome to Straight Outta Cooperstown, the best Tumblr since the SI Photo Blog.
Kevin Durant: Bad at Softball
Kevin Durant is going to make one NBA team very happy next summer and several other teams wondering what to do with all their extra money. Right now, he desperately needs help with his catching skills.
Boob Grab of the Day
Jeff Bagwell is enjoying retirement (and busty girlfriend Rachel Brown).
Lovely Lady of the Day
Danny from Boston wrote in requesting I feature former SI Swimsuit model Kirby Griffin. I actually think Kirby is one of the more underrated models and I'm happy to give her some love (click here for full-size gallery).
Eight Times Birds Were Accidentally Hit With Sports Equipment
There is a video making the rounds of an amateur golfer killing a bird with his tee shot, which led Sportsgrid to find seven other times birds were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
One Way to Spend $725 Million
Kobe Hangs With FC Barcelona
San Diego's Newest Hero
I Would've Done the Same Thing
Odds & Ends
LeBron James is getting rave reviews for his acting performance in Trainwreck. On the other hand, here are the worst movies featuring NBA players ... Santa Claus can't pitch ... The Padres and Giants had a baseball fight Tuesday night (lots of words, no punches thrown) ... A breakdown of Tuesday night's NBA Player Awards, at which James Harden was named MVP... Stephen A. Smith is back in the center of controversy for his "Black Lives Matter" tweet ... Capitals prospect Stanislav Galiev is on vacation in Vietnam, where he decided to eat a cobra's beating heart ... Steve Spurrier has a great marijuana policy for his players ... Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo hit for the cycle against the Rockies ... The Cubs have a new star ... An emoji movie is in the works ... The AP is set to to put nearly 17,000 hours of archival news footage on YouTube ... If Marvel superheroes were dogs ... When Twitter takes on Facebook.
Catch the Rising Stars
Randomly came across this 1985 Mets commercial and now I can't stop singing this dumb song.
Inspiration by Jaden Smith
The Fresh Prince's son philosophizes about stairs and life. He couldn't be more unlikeable.
No I Won't Play Fetch
This dog will not play fetch ... and that's okay with this little kid. (H/T FTW)
I'm dying for a new Head and the Heart album already. If you've never heard them, this song should make you a fan.
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