Robin Lopez terrified at Splash Mountain; Jessica Gomes
Robin Lopez :: Photo via Grantland
Jimmy needed the day off to mourn the loss of Twinkies. He'll return on Monday. Meanwhile, they say bravery isn't measured by size, and there may be no better example than 7-foot, 225-pound Robin Lopez. The Hornets center visited Splash Mountain at Disneyland on Thursday, and as this photo demonstrates, he's absolutely terrified. My guess is he got home afterwards, put Man in the Mirror on repeat (Lopez is a huge Michael Jackson fan) and tried to erase the incident from his mind. pairing NBA players with their pop music alter-egos. players anonymously ripped Tim Tebow to the New York Daily News on Thursday. Former running back LaDainian Tomlinson guessed the anonymous criticisms came from Antonio Cromartie and Bart Scott. (Cromartie quickly denied the allegations.) Starting running back Shonn Greene said the team needs a change while talking about Sanchez, then quickly denied saying he wants to see Sanchez replaced. Jets owner Woody Johnson made one of the most obvious statements ever about Sanchez ("Mark is a player on the team") before saying that he didn't sign Tebow just to sell tickets (and lucrative Personal Seat Licenses). On the bright side, Penn's Grove (N.J.) High School coach Kemp Carr was named the team's High School Coach of the Week. So there's that.
Jessica Gomes :: Walter Iooss Jr./SI
Complex counted down the 100 hottest supermodels of all time and as luck would have it, SI swimsuit model Jessica Gomes made the cut (she's No. 42). And that's just the second most important part of her week. Today, she is our Lovely Lady of the Day. was being hospitalized for an irregular heartbeat, Niners running back Brandon Jacobs tweeted that you should "never work in a place where you hate your boss so much, you should always be happy at work. #YouLiveAndYouLearn" when Brutus Beefcake became "The Booty Man" and a 7-foot-7 Giant Gonzalez wearing a furry spandex body suit.eed and like to post old and embarrassing photos of athletes. It just so happens that 7-7 Giant Gonzalez (real name: Jorge Gonzalez) was once a third-round pick of the Atlanta Hawks. Here is an AP photo of him standing next to then-coach Mike Fratello, who is listed at a generous 5-foot-7.