Bummed about Prince, who was not only tremendous but also played in the background (Diamonds and Pearls, to be specific) when I had my first kiss back in the fall of 1991. The Daily Mail has all the details of his death. There are roughly 54,000 stories about Prince right now but my favorite is this anecdote about the time he rented Carlos Boozer's Beverly Hills mansion, painted it all purple and gave him $1 million for the damages.
Jake Arrieta Throws No-Hitter
Cubs ace Jake Arietta threw his second no-hitter in 11 regular-season starts as Chicago blanked the Cincinnati Reds 16-0. Shout out to this fan who snuck onto the field to celebrate with the team, and to Munenori Kawasaki because his Jake Arrieta impression is the best thing ever. Gallery: The most recent no-hitter, by team.
Warriors Hold Fashion Photo Shoot. Everyone Makes Fun of Them.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Lindsey Harrod is a model/blogger who should be on your radar. She is today's LLOD (click for full-size gallery).
Don't Forget: Lunchtime Hot Clicks
I'm now writing a lunchtime Hot Clicks now. Follow me on Twitter for the link.
Weird Vibes in Houston
Can You Hit a 250 MPH Fastball?
Stanley Anderson, a security guard in Detroit, claims he can do so and challenged Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera to a hitting contest.
Tim Duncan Has Jokes
Odds & Ends
The Browns are already underdogs for every game on their 2016 schedule ... Tram bowling is the best sport you've never heard of ... Never seen a line drive go right through someone's glove like it did for Josh Donaldson ... Clayton Kershaw threw a 46 mph pitch ... How cats have evolved with changing technology ... Not a great moment for MTV.
Volleyball Play of the Day
Rock It, Gigi
Thursday's MLB Highlights
The Color Purple Cast Pays Tribute to Prince
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