Weekend Hot Clicks: Jennifer Lawrence; NFL combine roundup
The NFL Scouting Combine continued on Saturday, where Cardale Jones suffered a hamstring injury that ended his day early. Here is the latest news and rumors from Indianapolis and there's a consensus the small school players could be big winners from the week. Check out these classic SI photos from the last 20 years of the Combine and let's re-pick the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Also, NFL Network accidentally aired the analysts mocking quarterbacks during a break and here are 10 of the most athletic freaks in Combine history.
Following Real Madrid's loss to Atlético Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo called out his teammates. Also, 36-year-old Everton and USMNT goaltender Tim Howard will join the Colorado Rapids this summer and let's relive FIFA's interesting presidential election, one that ended with Gianni Infantino emerging victorious last week.
Understandably, Steph Curry said criticism of the record-setting Warriors is getting a "little annoying".
Warriors clinch playoff spot tonight with… 1. Win vs. Thunder 2. Rockets loss to Spurs 3. Jazz + Blazers losses It’s February 27. — Jeremy Woo (@Jeremy_Woo) February 27, 2016
Lovely Lady of the Day
The final Weekend LLOD of February is Jennifer Lawrence who is up for Best Actress at The Oscars this Sunday. (Click here for full-sized gallery)
Vonn Goes Down
Lindsey Vonn took a nasty spill in in the World Cup Super-G event in Andorra, injuring her knee.
The high school drummer in Puerto Rico inexplicably fell off the bleachers during a league final basketball game.
Definitely a Catch...Right, Mike?
Pretty sure Mike Carey would rule this a catch. #NFLcombine https://t.co/FHO6MOFCGi — Dan Worthington (@danWorthington) February 27, 2016
It's time to vote for #SISwim Rookie of the Year! https://t.co/nmMCfpMnkN pic.twitter.com/x8WRfFPciK — SI Swimsuit (@SI_Swimsuit) February 26, 2016
Get in My Belly
One of these is solid chocolate with gold dust. #wpcatering A photo posted by The Academy (@theacademy) on
Minnesota Twins' reliever Casey Fien opted for an iconic baseball name for his baby boy's middle name:
Congrats to @CaseyFien, whose wife, Joann, gave birth to a baby boy named Shane Maddux Fien this morning at 9:36. Weighed 6 lbs. 20 inches. — Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) February 27, 2016
Odds and Ends
Galleries: The Night in Sports: Feb. 28 and (Feb. 27), which leads with Steph Curry's ridiculous three, and the Feb. 26 version ... You can rent Leonardo DiCaprio's Palm Springs mansion for $4,500 per night ... This guy dressed as a Wal-Mart employee so he could steal TVs ... Graphic designer created these incredible concept logos for North Dakota ... The Air Force unveils first image of new $564 million bomber ... Stanford basketball's student section was invaded by first-graders ... ICYMI: This intramural basketball shot from Georgia Southern is nothing short of INSANE ... The government won't let Yasiel Puig fly to games in a helicopter ... Awe-inspiring photos from astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space ... Apparently 38 percent of Florida voters believe Ted Cruz could be the Zodiac Killer ... The most random athletes mentioned in rap songs.
Happy 48th J.T.
Celebrate J.T. Snow's 48th birthday by reliving the time he snagged Dusty Baker's son during Game 5 of the 2002 World Series:
Hat Tip to You, Sir
This video is 18 months old but is making the rounds again..and for good reason. Get a load of this FedEx driver's 90-degree back-in skills:
Watch it. Now.
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