Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

Bartolo Colon Rides Scooter

Happy day-before-Thanksgiving! Hope everyone gets to wherever they are going quickly and without much traffic. I'll be writing one edition of Hot Clicks today, Thursday and Friday, which should be posted by 9 a.m. each day, then back to normal schedule with the Weekend Clicks and Monday versions. As for today's lead item, Bartolo Colon rode a scooter in a sleeveless LeBron James jersey. And for that, I am thankful. 

Whoops!

Game 1 of the MLS Eastern Conference final was delayed Tuesday night because the people who painted the penalty boxes measured incorrectly and the lines all had to be redone. Twitter, as expected, had some jokes about the incident.

Guess the Random NBA Player Who is Getting a Biopic?

Hint: He's from Australia and his nickname is a type of restaurant.

Tina Brady: Lovely Lady of the Day

Tina Brady has the same initials as my favorite athlete in the world, and since I can't make Tom Brady a LLOD, Tina will have to do (click for full-size gallery). 

One Way to Celebrate an Upset

Congrats to Fort Wayne, which upset No. 3 Indiana Wednesday night for its first win ever over a Top 25 team. Fans stormed the court after the final buzzer and one student even drank bleach (or, if I may venture a guess, alcohol in a bleach bottle).

Hot Clicks Giveaway

Thanksgiving is all about food, family and football. Our friends at Edible Arrangements have two of those three covered with the The Touchdown Delight. The arrangement is filled with a fresh fruit assortment, including pineapple daisies, strawberries, grapes, cantaloupe and honeydew. It's all arranged in a keepsake football-shaped container—the perfect gift for him or her or any sports lover. Purchase one now for your Thanksgiving weekend! As luck would have it, I have two arrangements to give away. I'll send to the 100th and 200th person who emails me (andy_gray@simail.com) the name of the bloody cross country runner. The answer is in the item below. Please make the subject line Edible Arrangements.

When Cross Country Gets Bloody

Cross country running is just about the safest sport there is. But not in the NCAA championship!

Great Moments in Pop Culture Tattoos

I can't believe someone has a Paddington Bear tattoo. 

Las Vegas Gets Its NHL Team

Three Legends. One Photo.

Odds & Ends

Skip Bayless wants to make amends with Troy Aikman after he discussed rumors of Aikman being gay in his 1996 book ... China is trying to grow the sport of ice hockey and compete in the 2022 Olympics ... Shocking news: A former Missouri tutor says she took courses for student-athletes ... The Browns really can't do anything right ... Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez won Dancing With the Stars ... Barack Obama had some good jokes for Michael Jordan.

Nick Young Steals Pass From Teammate, Hits Game-Winner

Navy Basketball Players Get Their Assignments

The five members of Navy's Class of 2017 receive their service assignments for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. Due to the timing of the team's three-game road trip in North Carolina last week, the men's basketball players received their service assignments surrounded by teammates, rather than in Bancroft Hall with their companies.

Who Covered it Best: A Day in the Life

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