Hot Clicks: Genesis Rodriguez; remembering Gus Johnson during March Madness
The Missing Man of March Madness
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Reader Matt Mittelstaedt says, "For the first time in 16 years, viewers of March Madness will not be able to bask in the greatness that is Gus Johnson. In remembrance of him, I ask you to promote the 'Unleash Gus' campaign, and use of the above picture for an avatar." Hot Clicks isn't going to launch a campaign because, quite simply, Gus works for Fox now and the tournament is on CBS and Turner. However, I do like the idea of remembering Gus at this time of year when he shined so bright, so the new avatar is in effect.
Tournament TimeSince I was off for a few days, links to offbeat NCAA tournament items have piled up in my inbox. Here are a few of the best ones: SportsPickle.com has your NCAA tournament drinking game. ... This is what a bracket looks like when you fill out based on alumni salaries. ... Hot Clicks linked to this piece last year and it was a big hit: A ranking of the schools in the tournament based on the best drunk food in each town.
Let's Play The FeudFormer New York Giants teammates Jeremy Shockey and Amani Toomer went at it on Twitter Thursday morning and things turned ugly quickly, with Shockey accusing Toomer of urinating on his ex-wife's clothes.
PredictionWhen he gets to the big leagues, Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will join the likes of LeBron James, Alex Rodriguez and Brett Favre (I know he's retired) in terms of the most unpopular athletes in sports. One reason for that prediction is this new feature from GQ.
Dancing Baby Video Of The DaySt. Patrick's Day is Saturday. This should get you in the mood.
Jonah Hill Video Of The DayChad Larsen, of Eagan, Minn., says, "With Jonah Hill's first film as a skinny man, 21 Jump Street, opening tomorrow, my website FatJonahHill.com wrote a spoof of Adele's hit Someone Like You as Fat Jonah Hill singing to Skinny Jonah Hill about Skinny Jonah Hill's new image and how Fat Jonah feels left behind. I hope you like it!" How can I not like based on that explanation?