Hot Clicks: Bar Refaeli; Rashard Mendenhall loses endorsement deal
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Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall lost his endorsement deal with Champion yesterday thanks to his series of Tweets regarding Osama Bin Laden. Here's a full list of athletes who have found themselves in trouble after hitting the "send" button on Twitter. (Of course, this gives me a chance to tell you to follow me on Twitter.)
Not As Easy As It LooksRoyals blogger Lee Judge opined during a recent game that infielder Wilson Betemit should have intentionally gotten hit by a pitch. After members of the Royals heard this, they invited Judge to get hit by an 81-mile per hour pitch. To Judge's credit, he took them up on the offer. (Thanks to Caleb Regan, for the link.)
Look Out!Check out what happened to one of the cameraman who filmed the Predators' entrance before Wednesday's game against the Canucks.
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Bar Refaeli :: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesSupermodel Bar Refaeli appears in the new issue of GQ Italy. I suggest you check out the photoshoot.
There Are No Words To Describe This RantAs you know, I love old-school WWF stuff and try to casually keep up with the current affairs of the WWE. I don't, however, know anything about the TNA wrestling organization other than they have a lot of the old WWE wrestlers. I also know one other thing about TNA: This guy's nine-minute tirade on the company is a must-watch.
The Hot Clicks PodcastRedskins tight end Chris Cooley joined me this week for an extremely fun chat. We talked about his choice to win American Idol, his love of pottery, the NFL lockout and his frustration with not having high-speed Internet. Cooley also broke down Maxim's Hot 100 list and revealed that he hadn't heard about the Rashard Mendenhall controversy until I brought it up. Trust me, you'll want to listen to this show, which you can do below or download it on iTunes. (Warning: The podcast contains strong language.)
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Sports Video Of The DayRays pitcher David Price hit a home run in practice yesterday. He made sure to celebrate in style. And then finished things off with a missed high five! (Thanks to Billy, of Chicago, for the video.)
Karaoke Video Of The DayThis rendition of Billy Joel's Piano Man does not end well. (Thanks to Josh Feldman, of Queens, N.Y., for the link.)
Jimmy Kimmel Video Of The DayHere is the latest installment of This Week in Unnecessary Censorship.