Friday June 17th, 2016

Golf! Finally!

Kohjiro Kinno

After rain destroyed Thursday's first round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont, we finally had more than five minutes of golf without an interruption on Friday. Rory McIlroy will look to rebound from an ugly first day and Steve Stricker talked about how playing with Tiger ruined his confidence. Someone keeps messing with Webb Simpson's name on his locker. Finally, please spend time this weekend watching No. 12 at Oakmont. It's a 684-yard beast.


What Makes Soccer More Fun? Flares! Said No One Ever

During the Croatia-Czech Republic Euro 16 match, fans began throwing flares on the field. A Croatia handball cost it a win.


What a Boss

The Stanford running back crushed his harmonica performance of Piano Man.


P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Your final LLOD of the week is the beautiful Brionna Wesson. (Click here for full-sized gallery.)


Hot Clicks Giveaway

The Copa America, The Euro 16 and the Summer Olympics make this the Summer of Soccer. Now make it your Summer of Soccer with Samba Soccer Goals. Create your own highlight reel of spectacular shots, amazing moves and gravity defying saves in your own back yard. Samba Soccer Goals are made in the UK but now are available in the U.S. And as luck would have it, the great people at Samba Soccer Goals have given Andy Gray 10 of their premier 12x6 Samba Math Goals to give away in Hot Clicks. Andy will send one to the 20th, 40th, 60th, 80th, 100th, 120th, 140th, 160th, 180th and 200th person to email him (andy_gray@simail.com) the name of the LLOD in A.M. Hot Clicks. Please make the subject line “Samba Soccer Goals.” In case you don’t win, Make Your Own Luck—save over $100 with 25% off PLUS Free Shipping! Click Here to See The Exclusive Sports Illustrated offer! Offer valid through Father’s Day, June 19, 2016.


Lay Off, I'm Starving!

Karlos Williams's teammate won't stop calling the 250-pound back fat.


Another Day at SI Swimsuit


HOLY CRAP


Go Home Denny's, You're Drunk


Brotherly Love


Odds & Ends

A 2017 college football recruit decommitted from Iowa for a THIRD time this week ... Another dad caught a foul ball while holding onto his child ... Best 'Boogers in Sports' moments of all time ... Quiz: Should you watch NBA Finals Game 7 or Game of Thrones on Sunday night? ... A British magazine accidentally revealed a HUGE subplot for Sunday's Thrones episode ... Michigan's athletic director defended Jim Harbaugh's $350k satellite camp tour ... An Indonesian stadium completely stole the Marlins' logo ... Best Under Armour uniforms in college football history ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (June 17).


ONE. MORE. GAME.

Before the Cavs and Warriors tip off Sunday night in Oakland, check out this cool fan-made Game 7 hype video.


52 Years Ago...

She's a Woman by The Beatles was the No. 1 song in America on Dec. 27, 1964, the last time a Cleveland team won a major professional sports title.


Samba Sports

In honor of our cool Hot Clicks Giveaway (see above), check out this video from Samba Sports.

Click here for previous editions of Hot Clicks, visit our Extra Mustard Page throughout each day for more offbeat sports stories. Also check out the SwimDaily Page for the latest updates and Instagram pictures of models who have appeared in our issues.

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