Thursday's P.M. Hot Clicks: Pro Wrestling in 1954
Pro Wrestling In 1954
SI is celebrating its 60th anniversary this week (vote in our Most Iconic Cover contest!) and our photo archivists are digging deep into the Vault to uncover some rare and never-before-seen photos. Case in point: this gallery of pro wrestling from Hollywood Legion Stadium in 1954. So if you woke up this morning with a hankering for some Kubla Khan photos, this is your lucky day.
Best Sports Documentaries on Netflix
If there's ever a time to catch up on your sports documentaries, it's during the summer. If you're a Netflix subscriber, here are the 13 I'd start with. If you're an NBA fan, the Bad Boys documentary on the Detroit Pistons teams of the late '80s should be added to your list.
More Rookie Hazing Haircuts
Training Camp is in full swing and photos of bad rookie hazing haircuts are flying in. My favorite remains this piece of art, courtesy of Colts defensive end Arthur Jones. And the bad haircuts aren't exclusive to the NFL. Just ask the freshmen on the Kansas State football squad.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
Cindy Margolis was the one-time queen of the internet and I (sadly) have yet to feature her as throwback LLOD. That changes today (click here for full-size gallery).
Paul George's Message To Fans
From Nike's Twitter account: "Heard this is a career-ending injury. Then the doctors said full recovery. Heard the guys were frozen on the sideline. Then your teammates rushed to the hospital. Heard everyone is worried. Then you said you'll be back better than ever. There are two sides to everything. The worst has happened. The best is next."
Delonte West Update
Vice Sports has a great sitdown interview with the always entertaining Delonte West. The former Celtics draft pick, who is currently out of the NBA, discusses how he didn't name his son Delonte Jr. because of the rumor that he slept with LeBron James' mom.
Saved By The Bell Movie Update
Lifetime is making an unauthorized behind-the-scenes look at Saved by the Bell to air Sept. 1. The first clip is out and it features Lisa Turtle and Kelly Kapowksi fighting, Slater doing pushups and Bell Biv DeVoe playing in the background. I can't wait for Sept. 1.
Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Attend Yankees Game Together
Odds & Ends
Jelena Jankovic needed some bra assistance from a fan during her Rogers Cup match ... The NBA Store is offering refunds on Andrew Wiggins Cavs jerseys ... The MLB is putting its foot down. No more bubble-making machine for the Dodgers ... Greg Oden was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly punching a woman. And the t-shirt he wore during his mugshot is making headlines ... Larry David will make his Broadway debut this winter in a play called Fish in the Dark ... Fifteen famous movies with hidden symbolism ... James Van Der Beek with star in the CBS spinoff CSI: Cyber.
Tiger Drops F-Bomb
Woods shot a 3-over 74 in the opening round of the PGA Championship. This shot didn't help matters.
Throwback Thursday: Supermarket Sweep
Supermarket Sweep is one of the most underrated game shows of all time. The AV Club has a first-person piece from a former contestant about being on the show.