Offbeat Photos of the Week
From Pac-Man eating Nelson Cruz in the Bronx to a Seve Ballesteros sand sculpture at the British Open, check out the wackiest photos of the week (click here for full-size gallery).
Three Questions With Kris Bryant
I spent a few minutes on the phone with Cubs rookie Kris Bryant and wrote a quick preview below. You can read the entire interview here. Bryant just signed an exclusive autograph deal with Fanatics Authentic, who helped make the interview come together.
Who is your favorite athlete who doesn't play baseball?
Let's see. I'm not really a football guy, so I can't really say a football player. I kind of change it up all the time. I've been watching a lot of golf right now, so Jordan Spieth is pretty fun to watch.
Have you had a chance to meet any athletes where you were like, "Oh my god, I can't believe I'm meeting this person?"
Well, obviously, this last weekend at the All-Star game, there were a lot of guys. Ken Griffey Jr. was there, it was pretty cool, and just meeting a lot of the other guys in the clubhouse, that was a lot of fun. Albert Pujols. But nobody really outside of baseball that I can remember.
If you could only see one movie on repeat for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Elf. I can watch that anytime of the year, even though it's a Christmas movie.
Space Jam, The Sequel?
Warner Bros. and LeBron James announced a partnership on Wednesday, which comes on the heels of the new Space Jam trademarks filed by the same company. I smell a sequel in the not-too-distant future.
P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Dennis from Detroit wrote in requesting some Jessica Lucas photos. I am a fan. She earns LLOD honors (click here for full-size gallery).
Hot Clicks Giveaway
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50 Reasons to be Excited for NFL Season
Pinky Pull-Up Record
Quote of the Year
Cuban on DeAndre: "Makeup sex is always the best sex but after it's over you stare at that same face and realize the problems are the same."— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) July 22, 2015
Shark Attack = More Twitter Followers
Blackhawks on the Farm
Odds & Ends
Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal have started a cheeky new Instagram trend ... Mississippi State is the first school to have a custom Emoji Keyboard ... Whether you like pro wrestling or not, you have to admire the work John Cena does with the Make-A-Wish Foundation ... The Milwaukee Bucks mascot is trying to track down an escaped lion ... Magic Johnson is randomly living on a yacht with Samuel L. Jackson ... New sports feud: Washington Mystics vs. Delta ... Play the Sharknado drinking game ... If you purchased an IKEA Malm chest of drawers, you may want to read this ... Ten things you should know about your underwear ... Terrible movies you should see before you die ... Twitter threw a frat party and it did not go over well ... Jurrasic World is now the third highest-grossing movie of all time ... Chris Cooley may make an NFL comeback in Arizona.
Allen Iverson Speaks
The Sixers legend speaks at the NBA Players Choice Awards
My Dog Couldn't Do This
Not sure what to say other than "just watch." (H/T Lookit)
What is Adultery?
Jimmy Kimmel posed this very question to a bunch of young children. Their answers are tremendous.
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