By Jimmy Traina
Madden Madness
Jamie, Annie, Melissa, Colleen and Natalie :: Jimmy Traina

We attended a party in midtown Manhattan last night to celebrate the upcoming release of Madden 09 and the 20th anniversary of the extremely popular video game. Ray Lewis, Marshall Faulk, Shaun Alexander, Vince Young and Daunte Culpepper spoke about the game and the honor of being on the cover. More important, PSP models were there to walk around with the hand-held game to ask folks if they wanted to play. This was just one of two highlights. The other was acting stupid and shouting some dumb, nonsensical questions at Culpepper and getting him to answer.

Where Are The Shaq Spoofs?

We thought we would've been bombarded with links to Shaq spoofs this morning, but we're disappointed to say we didn't get any. But we did find this alternative version to Shaq's now-infamous rap. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)

So Much Soul Glo

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Coming To America, Home Run Derby has put together The Jheri Curl All-Stars.

Clinton Calls On You
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Clinton Portis, the man of many characters and costumes, is at it again. This time, he's asking for you to vote on which character he should debut this fall.

Livening Up The Games

From Tennis Rodeo to Skeet Bowling, Buge Hoobs is proposing eight new sports for the 2012 Olympics.

Breaking Big Brown News

So now Big Brown's loss at the Belmont is being blamed on his shoes. But the whole story still hasn't been told -- until now, thanks to

Sneak Attack!

The word "crafty" often gets thrown around in sports, but this soccer player takes the cake.

Houston, We Have A Problem

Yesterday, we told you that the WWE has once again started a "Who Tried To Kill Mr. McMahon" storyline by having a large electric sign fall on him. Well, as the Blog of Hilarity tells us, a Houston television station thought the incident was real. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)

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Sports Video Of The Day

Somehow, this Tour de Suisse competitor came away from this unharmed. (Thanks to Eric Wilson, of Columbia, Md., for sending us the link.)

Music Video Of The Day

At the Madden party last night, Ray Lewis said he wished that Phil Collins' In the Air Tonight was one of the songs used in the game. Ironically, this landed in our inbox overnight. Make sure you stick around to the one-minute mark. (Thanks to Guillaume, of Paris, for sending us the link.)

Classic Video Of The Day

Since we mentioned the 20th anniversary of Coming to America, how about this?

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