Friday's P.M. Hot Clicks: Emma Watson; Jackie Robinson Day
Be you, Prince. Be you. The jolly Rangers' first baseman went full boar with the team's pump-up video for the Dallas Stars' postseason run.
Jackie Robinson Day
The world of sports is paying respect to Jackie Robinson on the 69th anniversary of him breaking MLB's color barrier. Check out these cool vintage photos of the legendary ballplayer and the Robinson-inspired cleats that some players will wear Friday. Also, enjoy this rare footage of Robinson playing football at UCLA.
Happy Tax Day
Tons of restaurants offer major discounts or free crap on Tax Day, including McDonald's and Sonic. And consider these three awesome vacations for blowing your tax refund.
Anyone Else Miss Baywatch?
Florida Atlantic is giving away Baywatch-inspired tank-tops at its spring game. Also, here's the cast of Baywatch Then and Now.
Lovely Lady of the Day
We are wishing a very Happy Birthday to our Friday P.M. LLOD, the beautiful Emma Watson. Here are 26 things the actress has achieved at just 26 years old. (Click here for full-sized gallery.)
Hot Clicks Giveaway
It’s Jackie Robinson Day and our friends at Roots of Fight have created this tribute t-shirt to celebrate the occasion. It’s all part of Roots of Fight’s new baseball collection, which also includes Babe Ruth and Roberto Clemente. As luck would have it, Andy Gray has five Jackie Robinson t-shirts to give away. He will send one to the 40th, 80th, 100th, 150th and 200th person to email him (firstname.lastname@example.org) the musician he is seeing in concert Friday night. The answer was in A.M. Hot Clicks Clicks. Please make the subject line Roots of Fight.
But we still appreciate fire: Here are 10 of the wildest benches-clearing brawls in MLB history.
Well Done, Yasiel
'Tis a Slippery Slope...
Today we stand as one and honor the strength and resilience of Boston. #OneBostonDay A photo posted by @redsox on
Jackie & Althea Gibson
On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball's color barrier when he debuted as a first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers. In this 1951 @newsday photo, tennis great Althea Gibson shows Robinson her backhand grip. That year, Gibson became the first black player to compete at Wimbledon. (Photo: Harvey Weber)
A photo posted by Vintage Newsday (@vintagenewsday) on
Odds & Ends
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On April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic sunk after hitting an iceberg the night before, resulting in the deaths of over 1,500 people.
More April 15
In 1865, Abraham Lincoln died from a gunshot wound suffered the night before.
And More April 15
In 2013, three people were killed by bombings at the Boston Marathon.
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