Brendan Maloy
Monday June 20th, 2016

LeBron's Quest, Completed 

Now that the Finals are over some excellent articles are being published, first among them Lee Jenkins’s look at LeBron James and the fulfillment of his quest to win a title in Cleveland. ESPN’S Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin also have a comprehensive look at the Cavs' celebration.


Can USMNT Handle Messi?

​Grant Wahl previews Tuesday’s Copa America semifinal between the United States and Argentina, focusing on what the USMNT needs to do to stop Lionel Messi and his countrymen to advance to the final.


Draft Season!

You only have three days to prepare for the NBA draft, but Jeremy Woo is here to help with position-by-position rankings of the top prospects going into Thursday’s selections.


P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Sara Jean Underwood is here to help you calm down after the drama of the U.S. Open and the NBA Finals. (Click here for the full-size gallery)


Hot Clicks Giveaway

Summer is here and John Deere knows the importance of a freshly-mowed lawn for the start of summer.  Luckily, Deere makes mowers that help you mow well fast, from their traditional tractor-riding mowers to their zero-turn radius mowers that let you mow like the pros. Even if you don’t have one, or even a blade of grass to your name for that matter, you can still rock the iconic green and yellow hat. As luck would have it, Andy has five hats to give away and he’ll send one to the 50th, 100th, 150th, 200th and 250th person who can name the Chicago Cub who sent David Ross a Fathers Day card. The answer was in A.M. Clicks. Send emails to Andy_Gray@simail.com and make the subject line John Deere.


Here Comes the Money

WWE’s Shane McMahon got a very cool pair of custom Air Jordan 1s.


The Dark Side of International Basketball

Bleacher Report has a new longform piece on the horrors four teens experienced while trying to move to the United States to play basketball.


A Modern Tudors and Hapsburgs


#Brands #Content


The Lame Shoe Curse?


A Look into an Alternate Timeline


Odds & Ends

Stephen Curry sends his well wishes to LeBron James after failing to connect following loss ... You will really enjoy this essay on money in the works and life of Jorge Luis Borges ... Dave Chapelle is very, very strong now ... LeBron says being an all-time great is like going to a Beyonce concert ... Tim Lincecum returned to the mound over the weekend ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (June 20).


LeBron James Chose His T-Shirt, Hat Carefully


Evasion Tactics


J.R. Smith Is Large; He Contains Multitudes

Even if you dislike LeBron, you should be happy for J.R. Smith, who is cool and fun.

J.R. Smith gets very emotional when speaking about his father. (via @NBATV)

A video posted by Sports Videos (@houseofhighlights) on

J.R. Smith was the MVP of the afterparty.

A video posted by Arash Markazi (@arashmarkazi) on


Mom's Spaghetti

 

Click here for previous editions of Hot Clicks, and visit our Extra Mustard Page throughout each day for more offbeat sports stories and the latest Cheerleader of the Week gallery. 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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