Monday September 26th, 2016

Happy Retirement, KG

David E. Klutho

Lost in a busy sports weekend was the retirement of Kevin Garnett after 21 seasons in the NBA. If you have some extra time, read this 1995 Jack McCallum feature on KG, who had just turned 19 and was starting the new trend of jumping from high school to the NBA. If you don't have much time, read this (much shorter) piece on how Garnett transformed Kendrick Perkins from a shy player into a defensive monster. And if you're wondering about the photo above, the answer is yes. He would've gone to Michigan. (Click here for full-size gallery.

NHL's Least Huggable Mascot

The Oilers presented their new mascot, Hunter, who, despite what the team says, is not huggable.

Two Dachshunds Play Golf

The headline says it all.

Courtney Riggs: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

It's nearly October and I have yet to feature Courtney Riggs this year. That's not acceptable. She is this afternoon's LLOD (click for full-size gallery). 

Hot Clicks Giveaway

Big news. Levi’s now has NFL fan apparel available for all 32 NFL teams! The Levi’s NFL Collection will offer men’s and women’s apparel, incorporating four new pieces in classic Levi’s silhouettes (the NFL Denim Trucker jacket, Western Shirt, Moleskin overskirt and western sweatshirt). My favorite is the Western Shirt, and as luck would have it, I have five to give away. I’ll send to the 50th, 100th, 200th, 250th and 300th person to email me ( the name of the NFL analyst I discussed in A.M. Clicks who really needs a Twitter break. Please make the subject line Levis.

Joakim Noah Surprises Fan

Here's a nice story about Joakim Noah bringing some happiness to this family of Knicks fans.

So Does Tom Hanks

This couple was getting its wedding photos taken in Central Park when a familiar face stopped by to wish the bride and groom luck.

Gary Player Pays Tribute to Arnold Palmer

Odds & Ends

Steven Adams had a great excuse for dodging Kevin Garnett's trash talk ... Love the Colts broadcaster blatantly swearing on air at the end of Sunday's game ... Another example of why Joe Maddon's players love him so much ... Funniest College GameDay signs of the weekend ... This will not help the $5 million lawsuit Al Sharpton's daughter filed against NYC ... Wonder what these Justin Bieber fans thought of their run-in with the singer ... How Arnold Palmer gave his name to his signature drink.

Chair vs. ESPN Anchor

Amy Schumer Meets Kiss Cam

I have always wanted to be on the kiss cam! My dad and my man!! #letsgomets

A video posted by @amyschumer on

Paul Pierce's Top 10 Plays

The Tracks of My Tears (then and now)

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