Hot Clicks: Petra Silander; Charlie Manuel quotes Ric Flair
These daily managerial press conferences during the postseason are usually a snoozefest, but Phillies skipper Charlie Manuel spiced things up in a big way today when he started quoting The Nature Boy, Ric Flair. Someone needs to make Manuel promise that he'll let out a big "Wooooooo!" on camera if the Phillies beat the Giants in the NLCS.
2. A man named "Mark" has set up a Web site titled "The Guy At Home In His Underwear" in hopes of raising money for testicular cancer. Mark will sit in his house, wearing nothing but underwear, for 25 straight days. And you can watch it all live.
3. Yuri Pride, of Boston, says, "I'd be very appreciative if you'd post this link of my good buddy, Dave Cummings, shot by USA Today. He's attempting to shoot 1 million free throws over the course of 2 years (that's 1,370 per day ... every day) to benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes fund, an organization that provides financial support for the dependents of United States military personnel lost in performance of their duty. He's a great guy, and it's a great cause. Give the man a shout-out." And here is Dave's site, HoopsForHeroes.com.