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Madden 12

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Madden 12 is in stores today. Here's a review from SI.com, and another take on what the latest edition has to offer. As for the cover (you can see all past covers here), Browns running back Peyton Hillis now has to worry about making this list of players who were cursed after gracing the front of the box. Lastly, here's a look at the evolution of football video games from Mattel to Madden.
Shockey Pays Instant Dividends For Panthers
New Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockey saved a teammate's life on Monday. (Thanks to Kevin, of Hickory N.C., for the link.)
Photo Story
Here's a tale about what Tim Tebow has gone though this training camp. Speaking of Tebow, he's among some Gators who will be honored at a Dolphins game this season, which is not sitting well with Miami Hurricanes fans.
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Maria Menounos :: AP
Since I lost power at 1:30 a.m. Sunday and didn't get it back until 6 p.m. Monday, I missed a lot of things over the weekend, including the MTV Music Awards. However, I did see this gallery of celebrities from the show, and I need to acknowledge that Hot Clicks favorite Maria Menounos looked the best.
Not Your Typical Cereal Bowl
Bruins center Brad Marchand recently got some time with the Stanley Cup. How did he take advantage of the opportunity? By eating a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch out of it.
Metta World Peace Is About To Go Big
Hope Solo and Ron Artest are among the cast members for the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars.
Sports Video Of The Day
Grigor Dimitrov and Gael Monfils ended their U.S. Open match last night with a double kiss. (Thanks to Andre Dome, of San Luis Obispo, Calif., for the link.)

Funny Names Video Of The Day
Hot Clicks often posts lists of funny names in various sports. The hilarity is really increased, however, when said list is read out loud.

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