Thursday October 27th, 2016

Jeremy Lin Wastes $1 Million 

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Jeremy Lin was feeling generous and donated $1 million to Harvard (his alma mater), part of it for renovations to the basketball arena. But as Malcolm Gladwell pointed out, millionaires donating funds to schools with enormous endowments (Harvard's is at $37 billion) is a huge waste of money. 

The NBA Season is Here

Wednesday was the first full night of NBA action this season and there's lots to take in: Joel Embiid had a stellar debut and got some MVP chants ... Russell Westbrook got flipped off by a Sixers fan, which may or may not have been related to his kilt ...  Pop singer Sevyn Streeter says the 76ers wouldn't let her sing the national anthem because of her shirt ... The Magic and Pacers had the ugliest 16 seconds in NBA history ... The Magic raised a banner in tribute to the Pulse Night Club shootings ... Anthony Davis scored 50 in a loss to Denver.

Cubs Even World Series

Jake Arietta powered the Cubs past the Indians (which I'm sure didn't make this fan very happy) to tie the World Series at 1-1. LeBron James and the Cavs were on hand, though with a little more jewelry than the previous game. Kyle Schwarber continued his movie-esque comeback by going 2-for-4 with two RBI and a walk in the victory.

Sophi Knight: Lovely Lady of the Day

Daniel from Toronto wrote in to request a Sophi Knight feature, which makes sense since Sophi has Canadian roots. She is today's LLOD (click for full-size gallery).

 

Houston Fans: Would You Pay To Get Rid of Brock Osweiler?

If so, a Go Fund Me account has been set up to try to do just that.

Mike Tyson Punch-Out Power Rankings

It's good to finally see Soda Popinski get his due.

This Would Only Happen in New York City

This woman did not like seeing a cat in her local bodega and complained about it on Yelp. Then the internet let her have it.

Gerald Green Gets Into Celtics Spirit

Brandon Marshall Supports Ryan Fitzpatrick

Odds & Ends

Richard Sherman proved that he's the NFL's biggest Harry Potter fan ... If WWE stars were Walking Dead zombies ... A timeline of how the Chicago Cubs were built ... Imagine if your Uber driver were a retired NHL player ... ​Instagram shut down a pregnant fitness star's account for 'nudity' ... Jay-Z bid $40 million for Prince's unreleased music ... Groupon bought Living Social ... Germany is on the hunt for a missing pig.

Hole in One

Super awkward celebration for the win😂 #buckets #haterswillsayitsfake #eveniwassurprisediactuallymadesomething

A video posted by Paige Spiranac (@_paige.renee) on

Cubs Light Show

Pro Wrestling Cosplay

Watch as FOHC (friend of Hot Clicks) Katie Linendoll transforms into WWE star Eva Marie.

Who Sang it Best: Can't Help Falling In Love

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