Hot Clicks: Ryan Dempster didn't have passport, missed Toronto start
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Rangers pitcher Ryan Dempster, who has quickly realized life in the AL isn't as easy as life in the NL, missed his start Saturday for what was listed as "personal reasons." That phrase could mean a lot of serious things. However, that wasn't the case this time. Dempster couldn't take the hill in Toronto because he didn't have his passport.
This Is Not A JokeNope, this isn't an Onion or SportsPickle.com story. Roger Clemens, at age 50, just joined the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League. He will start on Saturday.
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Ida Ljungqvist :: Steven LawtonEddie D., of Detroit, says, "Jimmy, can you please show some Hot Clicks love to my all-time favorite Playmate, Ida Ljungqvist?" Somehow, Ljungqvist, who was the Playmate of the Year in 2009, has never been in Hot Clicks. That changes now, though, since she's getting today's LLOD honors.
Sports Video Of The DayI don't approve of doing The Wave at sporting events, but if you're going to do it, at least spice it up the way Vikings fan did on Saturday by throwing magazines in the air. (Thanks to Tim LaBerge, of Minneapolis, and Ryan Workman, of Boone, Iowa, for the video.)