By Andy Gray
June 21, 2014

The Original Hornets

During the NBA offseason, Charlotte scrapped the Bobcats nickname and officially became the Hornets. The name sounds familiar because the Hornets played in Charlotte from 1988 to 2002, until the franchise relocated to New Orleans (and later became the Pelicans). Earlier today, the Hornets unveiled their new uniforms , which I predict will sell remarkably well. As the new era of the franchise begins, we take a quick look back at the original Charlotte Hornets.

Today’s World Cup News

In a trend nobody wants to see continue, players from Croatia and Cameroon exchanged shorts after their game … This 2-year-old Chile fan is quickly taking over the internet … The best internet memes of the 2014 World Cup … Everyone is poking fun at Spain’s early exit after two losses.

An American Hero

The world should know about the bravery of Dakota Hughes. The 19-year-old quarterback, playing in her first professional football game, ignored the pain of a broken wrist to complete a 42-yard, game-winning touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter to seal a 20-13 victory. And the best part? She plays in the Lingerie Football League.

(Throwback) Lovely Lady Of The Day

In A.M. Hot Clicks, I mentioned this list of all the women Leonardo DiCaprio has allegedly dated over the years. Among the star-studded lineup is Bijou Phillips, daughter of John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas, and, more importantly, star of Bully. If you like these photos, you’ll want to check out the movie. Trust me.

Stop Everything You’re Doing

Lifetime is producing a movie about what went on behind the scenes of Saved By The Bell. And like most fans of the show, I’m so excited.

GIF of the Day


I usually don’t embed GIFs into Hot Clicks but had to make an exception when Colombia celebrated a goal with this dance.

NFL Arrests Since 2000

ChatSports has a great graphic looking at NFL arrests since 2000 (there have been 667 of them), breaking it down by team, position, conference, year as well as reason for the arrest. Which player has been arrested the most, you ask? Adam “Pacman” Jones.

College Football On A Grey Field

Eastern Michigan football unveiled plans for a new grey playing field. Shockingly, people on Twitter made snarky comments about it.

Odds and Ends

Rex Ryan is a little miffed at his former defensive coordinator (and current Browns coach) Mike Pettine for his comments about the Patriots having the Jets playbook … The 20 funniest closed captions mistakes in sports history … Steve Smith made peace with Ravens teammate Ladarius Webb by getting him Dunkin’ Donuts … Mike Tyson was not a fan of the Game of Thrones finale … Jim Kelly attended today’s Bills practice … Gallery: Fans and Their Sports Tattoos … I suggest trying the bacon waffle on a stick at your next Rangers game … A man was arrested for stealing bras in the town of Braw, Italy … Chelsea Handler is heading to Netflix for a new talk show.

Terry Bradshaw Disses Peyton Manning

This is great.

Can You Spell D-W-Y-A-N-E W-A-D-E?

Jimmy Kimmel sent a camera crew out on the street to offer $100 to anyone able to spell Dwyane Wade‘s name correctly.

High Speed Chase On Golf Course

Another exciting day at the Village Green Golf Course in Moorehead, Minn.

Dog Gives Spider-Man Upside Down Kiss

Take that, Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst. (H/T Hypervocal)

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