No, the awfully-mediocre Ryan Dempster did not hit Alex Rodriguez Sunday night because A-Rod is linked to PEDs. And, no, Dempster (6-9, 4.77 ERA) did not hit A-Rod because he might have ratted out other players for using PEDs. According to one writer, the reason Dempster (who gave up seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings against New York on Sunday night) plunked Rodriguez was because the controversial Yankee snubbed the pitcher at a public event.
The Flyers painted the ice at their arena yesterday, so they invited fans to watch the proceedings in hopes of setting a Guinness World Record for most people watching paint dry. A grand total of 195 people showed up.
Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook and his wife recently named their son, Carter Seven Seabrook. The "Seven" is for Seabrook's number, but we have to hope he's also a Seinfeld fan.
Kamran, says, "Yo, bro! The Jessica Gomes pics melt my eyes! Are there any body painting pictures?!" Yes, there are body painting pics. ... Beth Humphreys is a new U.K. glamour model who you can see here. ... Here is the latest work from Polish model Natalia Siwiec.
WWE superstar John Cena announced last night that he's taking some time off from the company because he has a torn triceps muscle. The result of the injury is a nasty looking elbow.
I have five copies of Boardwalk Empire Season 3, on sale today, to give away. The first five people who answer the following questions correctly will win the DVD. You must e-mail me your answers (Jimmy_Traina@simail.com) and put "CONTEST" in the subject line in order to be eligible. Do not fill out the form below. All answers come from recent editions of Hot Clicks.
1. What song did Bengals rookie Terrence Stephens sing on "Hard Knocks" last week?
2. Which two NBA players were recently snapped in a photo with Justin Bieber?
3. Which NFL player recently got a tiger tattooed on his back?
4. Which now former colleague did I recently thank for helping me create Hot Clicks?
UPDATE: CONTEST IS OVER. Winners have been e-mailed. Answers are 1) Superstar; 2) Kevin Durant, Tyson Chandler; 3) Chaz Shilens; 4) Adam Levine.
This is how incoming freshman were greeted at Georgia Tech this semester. (Thanks to Steven Branscombe, of Omaha, Neb., for the video.)
The SI Swimsuit model and Skittles make a great combination.