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Patriots coach Bill Belichick did not appreciate a reporter's take about the Colts being a crappy team yesterday. So he calmly and quietly ripped her question to shreds.
The NBA Is BackWhen there's a Craiglist ad put out for "dancers" to attend an upcoming party with NBA players, you know the league is back in business.
Two Follow UpsThe story from Wednesday's P.M. Hot Clicks about fans getting paid to attend the Big Ten Championship game is a hoax. Also, in Tuesday's A.M. Hot Clicks, we told you about Paulina Gretzky deleting her Twitter account after a chat with dad. Her absence from the social media site didn't last long. She announced last night that she's back.
UPDATE, 12:09 p.m.: Paulina Gretzky is impossible to keep up with. She has now deleted the tweet announcing her return to Twitter. I guess the Great One got to her again.
King CopycatMany people were outraged over the touchdown celebration by Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson against the Jets last Sunday in which he mocked Plaxico Burress shooting himself in the leg. (For the record, I loved it. If you're dumb enough to shoot yourself in the leg, you deserve to get mocked about it.) One person who seemed to get a kick out of Johnson's creative move was LeBron James, who channeled Stevie at a flag football game.
Random LinksI'm late on this, but if you haven't seen the video of Mike Tyson singing The Girl From Ipanema, here you go. ... If you want to see several of Ndamukong Suh's dirty plays in one place (and in GIF form), click here. ... Mike Z., of Park Ridge, Ill., is excited about the Cubs' acquisition of outfielder David DeJesus. The reason? DeJusus's very attractive wife, Kim.
Giveaway Of The Day
Billy Joel: The Complete Albums CollectionI have two sets of "Billy Joel: The Complete Albums Collection" to give away. The collection (valued at $200.00) includes 14 albums remastered plus a bonus disc with 17 rare and non-album recordings. You can get more details (and buy the set) right here. The first two people to answer the following questions, in which the answers come from recent editions of Hot Clicks will win the sets. You must e-mail me (Jimmy_Traina@simail.com) the answers and put "Contest" in the subject line. If you fill out the form below, you won't be eligible.
1. Bobby Valentine claims to have invented the wrap in what year?
2. At what number does Craig James have Boise State ranked on his AP ballot this week?
3. What recent LLOD is dating Rudy Fernandez?
4. Which athlete Tweeted that Miranda Kerr blew a kiss to them during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show?
5. How much did a Hot Clicks reader and his wife recently pay at an auction for a Boise State leather recliner?
UPDATE: 3:TK: Contest is over. The winners (David Katz and Dustin Hall) have been e-mailed.
Sports Video Of The DayVia SportsGrid.com comes this funny compilation of calls to a Boston sports radio station about the Red Sox hiring of Bobby Valentine.
Embarrassing Blunder Video Of The DayIf you're going to "pay respect" to someone who has passed away, you might want to actually know who the person was. In this case, CNN host Piers Morgan thought comedian Patrice O'Neal was a "she."