Memorable Mustaches in Sports
Rollie Fingers turns 68 today. If there's ever a time to show off for this Memorable Mustaches in Sports gallery, it's Rollie Fingers' birthday. Enjoy!
Scenes From SI Swimsuit Night in Brooklyn
As I mentioned in A.M. Clicks, eight SI Swimsuit models threw out the first pitch at Friday's Brooklyn Cyclones game. Here's a roundup of photos, videos and all kinds of good stuff from the night.
I've been waiting nine months to use Extra Mustard as a headline and I finally have an excuse. Auburn recruit Kerryon Johnson, who plays for Leeds High School in Alabama, chugged a bottle of mustard mid-game to avoid cramping.
Lovely Lady Round-Up
LLOD guru Cyrus from Boulder wrote in requesting I show some love for Kaitlynn Carter (click here for full-size gallery) ... Marissa Van Noy is the latest to join the stacked Lions WAG roster ... A day in the life of Anastasia Ashley.
NHL Captains Who Were Stripped of the "C"
Joe Thornton has been the Sharks captain the past four seasons but coach Todd McLellan recently announced the team will be going into training camp captain-less this year. Thornton is still on the team and may reclaim his "C," but it's an open competition. This led TSN's BarDown blog to look at other NHL captains who were stripped of their "C."
If MLB Teams Had Hockey Sweaters
Graphic designer David Parkinson has created this crop of MLB sweaters that look like NHL jerseys. I love these but if any of my readers are thinking of buying me a random present, I'd prefer a NFL-style ugly Christmas sweater, preferably a Patriots one. Thanks!!
Eric LeGrand Loves Himself Some Beyonce
How impressed was Eric LeGrand by Beyonce at the VMAs last night? He sent out this tweet of the hit that left him paralyzed to describe her performance.
Ranking the New College Football Jerseys
The new uni is super icy!! pic.twitter.com/nYed2lC93g— Darious Crawley (@DariousCrawley2) August 13, 2014
For the Win has rated this year's new college football jerseys and Kansas is dead last. In a related story, Kansas' new uniforms are my favorites.
Odds & Ends
Michael Sam responded to the fan who offered free drinks to everyone in the world if Sam sacked Johnny Manziel and flashed the money sign ... No rookies will start at QB in Week 1. It's the first time this has happened since 2007 ... Oregon is selling 25 different versions of Marcus Mariota's No. 8 jersey ... Recasting Varsity Blues with current college football players ... How long has it been since the Royals made the playoffs? This puts it in perspective ... Kevin Love is wearing an old-school Starter jacket on a new billboard hanging in Cleveland ... Gary Busey's partner claims the pair have been lovers in 32 previous lives ... The highest paid actors on TV in 2014.
Brittney Griner Makes History
Soundtracks Make Everything Better
The Indians walk-off win from Saturday, set to the Major League theme song.
Rollie Fingers Swag
I'm not sure what to make of this video but I typed "Rollie Fingers mustache" into the YouTube search box and this came up.