Wednesday's A.M. Hot Clicks: Lindsey Pelas; David Ortiz's 34 funniest photos
David Ortiz's 34 Funniest Photos, Ranked
David Ortiz is on the cover of this week's SI and being the total Boston homer that I am, I ranked his 34 funniest photos. I also suggest reading Tom Verducci's interview with Big Papi and this great letter Ortiz wrote the fans of New York.
She Said Yes (after a five-minute search for the ring)
Congrats to this Yankees fan, who not only got engaged to the girl of his dreams but took home the award for "least smooth proposal ever." At least he has a great story.
National Anthem Controversy Jumps the Shark
A team of 11- and 12-year-old football players in Texas received death threats after they took a knee during the national anthem.
Lindsey Pelas: Lovely Lady of the Day
Brian from Newark wrote a strongly worded email about how it's been so long since Lindsey Pelas was LLOD. It's only been 10 weeks but that's a fair critique (click for full-size gallery).
Tim Tebow Baseball Update
Good Cop Award
This police officer could've taken a guy he pulled over to jail for an outstanding warrant. Instead he drove him 100 miles to be with his grieving family.
Secret Menu Items for Kids
Hot Clicks Giveaway
This morning, David Ortiz launched a limited edition t-shirt on Teespring.com - an on-demand ecommerce platform - to benefit The David Ortiz Children’s Fund. The shirt was designed by Ortiz’s daughter Alex with the tremendous slogan, “Retired But Not Expired.” Proceeds of the shirt, which will be available exclusively on Teespring.com, will benefit the David Ortiz Children’s Fund. I'll send a shirt to the 100th, 200th and 300th person to email me (email@example.com) the player Ortiz went to Disneyworld with after the 2004 World Series. The answer is in this gallery of Ortiz's funniest all-time photos. Please make the subject line "Teespring."
Way to Pay for School
Short Shorts Alert
Odds & Ends
Steph Curry's new shoe may be worse than its predecessor ... UFC press conferences are the best ... Enjoyed this piece on the yearly NBA training camp phenomenon known as Musclewatch ... Dumb baseball injury alert ... Madonna with her latest cry for attention ... Amy Schumer (who I'm seeing tonight in Newark, fyi) cracked Forbes' highest-paid comedians list ... Video of Tom Hanks crashing a couple's wedding photos. Why can't he run for president?
It's Lou Piniella's Birthday So Here's a Jeans Ad From 1980
Gridiron Heights: OBJ vs. Josh Norman
Taiwanese Animation: Presidential Debate
Who Sang It Best: Lay Down Sally
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