A History of NFL Rookie Hazing
Raiders rookie kicker Zach Hocker became an instant celebrity this week when he posted a photo of his new haircut, courtesy of his veteran teammates. If history is any indication, there will be more bad haircuts to come. In the meantime, check out this gallery of NFL Rookie Hazing Through the Years to see what might be in store.
Michelle Jenneke Still Doing Warmup Dance
Two years after seducing the world with her warm-up dance (and subsequent appearance in the SI Swimsuit Issue), Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke busted out the dance again at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland. And it's as good as ever.
Help Pay For a 12-Foot Barry Bonds' Statue
Outside AT&T Park stands the statues of Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Juan Marichal and Orlando Cepeda. Barry Bonds may soon be joining them. The fans behind BarryBronze.com have opened a Kickstarter campaign to raise $60,000 for an 12-foot tall statue of the controversial slugger. They're at $26,988 as of this writing (Friday, 2:39 p.m.) and have 19 more days to reach their goal. While they're collecting, here's a gallery of some other sports figures with their own statue to pass away the time.
Lovely Lady Round-Up
Huge Windfall for FL Fart
FL Fart, a professional soccer team in Norway, is $636,000 richer after a 91-year-old fan passed away and gave them all his money.
Where Are They Now: Air Bud
I know you've been wondering about what the Air Bud cast has been up to since the movie's release 17 years ago today. Wonder no more.
Brandon Williams Makes History
I WAZ DA 1ST 1 2 TAKE A DOOKIE IN R NEW LOCKER ROOM LOL pic.twitter.com/KZZYtkPQMv— Brandon Williams (@DaSlimC) July 31, 2014
Odds & Ends
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Hello Kitty Throws Out First Pitch
Georgia Tech Kicker Saves the Day
Harrison Butker saves the Yellow Jackets football squad from wind sprints by nailing this 50-yarder.
Brandon Jacobs, Movie Star
The former Giants stars in Machete. I'm guessing this will not land in theaters.