Hot Clicks: Carrie Underwood; Major League Baseball's biggest mistakes
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Since the big pop culture news of the day is the shake-up at American Idol (Simon Cowell is gone and now Ellen DeGeneres and Kara DioGuardi are out, with reports saying Jennifer Lopez and Stephen Tyler are in), we figured it would be a good time to check in with Carrie Underwood, who married Ottawa Senator Mike Fisher on July 10. Especially since she was on the Today Show Friday morning wearing that outfit.
This Streaker Will Leave You SpeechlessA man went streaking at a soccer game in Brazil a few days ago. I can't really describe why this streaking situation was unique so you just have to click this.
Random Sports LinksThe current Miss Iowa (Katherine Connors, who you saw in Thursday's A.M. Hot Clicks) called into the MLB Network last night to talk about the Miguel Batista controversy. ... Someone had fun with Jhonny Peralta's Wikipedia page after he was traded from Cleveland to Detroit. ... You have to see the answer given to this final Jeopardy question.
National Pastime Problems
Bud Selig :: Dave Martin/Getty ImagesJoe Sports Fan is looking at baseball's seven worst ideas since 1990. It's a fine list and I agree with almost all of the entries. However, they left off the sport's most egregious slap in the face to fans: Not making the videos on MLB.com embeddable. Yes, I'm coming at this from a selfish standpoint because if their videos were embeddable, I'd have more material for Hot Clicks. But they're also hurting the sport by limiting its exposure.
Sports Video Of The DayWant proof that streaking will not be tolerated in ANY sport? Check out this video of a guy getting LEVELED (twice) at a roller derby match. (Thanks to Matt, of DC, for the video.)
News Report Video Of The DayTons of you have sent in this video of a guy, um, passionately issuing a warning to a criminal on the loose.