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Who Says Hockey Isn't Popular?

Hilary Duff :: Todd Williamson/WireImage.com
Following in Kellie Pickler's footsteps, pop star -- or is she an actress? -- Hilary Duff is dipping into the NHL for a boyfriend. Duff is reportedly dating current Islander and former Edmonton Oiler Mike Comrie. If you're not too familiar with Duff, this should help. (Thanks for Getting SOAW for the link.)
Misery Loves Company
Here's a detailed look at which year was the worst for sports fans in each major city.
Are You Ready For Some Cheerleaders?
Winning the Turnover Battle previews a key part of the upcoming NFL season -- rookie cheerleaders.
Let's Get Political -- Part II
Yesterday, we posted a link to Rivalfish's historical look at the top-10 moments of politics meeting sports. However, several of you e-mailed in to say that link was not working. Apparently the post was taken down, but it's now back up.
Not A Shock

May Andersen, Jeremy Shockey, Tara Reid, & Katrina Campins :: Seth Browarnik/WireImage.com
The New York Post reports today that Giants tight end Jeremy Shockey treated a bunch of players to a night at Scores on Wednesday, and dished out some interesting compliments.
Meet The Mets
Players from the team read the Top-10 Things You Never Knew About the New York Mets list on last night's Late Show with David Letterman.
If You Live In Atlanta, Listen Up
If you're an Erin Andrews fan -- and who isn't? -- you'll want to read this story, via Awful Announcing. The ESPN sideline reporter lists her five favorite hangouts in the Atlanta area.
No. 1 Was Pretty Obvious
Maxim offers a photo gallery of, as they put it, "televisions all-time naughtiest nymphos."
Videos of the Day
Athletes Aren't The Only Ones Who Get Hurt
Here's a compilation of bloopers involving cheerleaders and bands.


Bachelor Party Gone Wrong
This would be a mood killer.
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