Week's Wackiest Photos
It's been one of those seasons for the Giants, one in which this photo somehow makes perfect sense. Check out the rest of the week's wackiest sports photos.
Sports' Biggest Twitter Beefs
From Richard Sherman vs. Darrelle Revis to Mark Cuban vs. Donald Trump, we break down the biggest Twitter beefs in sports.
Signing of the Day
Forget LeGarrette Blount. The DePaul Blue Demons locked up the services of 11-year-old Brendan McMahon, who signed a Letter of Intent last week. McMahon was diagnosed with Duchene Muscular Dystrophy when he was 6 and was able to join the team through DePaul's partnership with Team IMPACT, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
I've been doing these Throwback LLODs for a year now and haven't seen anyone with as many sexy '80s pics as Nicollette Sheridan, who turns 51 tomorrow. She may be my favorite Throwback yet (click here for full-size gallery).
Hot Clicks Giveaway
I took a walk by the SI Swimsuit office yesterday and noticed a box of 2014 issues and DVDs. I may or may not have stolen three pair for a giveaway (spoiler: I did). I'll send them to the 50th, 75th and 100th person who emails me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the name of the controversial Western Hockey League mascot I mentioned in A.M. Hot Clicks. Please make the subject line "2014 Swimsuit."
Update (6:23 a.m.): Contest closed. Winners will be notified. More giveaways coming soon.
Worst Parents Ever
You have to feel bad for 27-year-old Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson, who was forced to declare bankruptcy after each of his parents made multiple high-risk, high-interest loans against their son's future earnings. The details are pretty mind-boggling but Johnson claims assets of “less than $50,000” and debts of “more than $10 million,” although sources say the debt could be in the neighborhood of $15 million.
Kentucky Wildcats > Philadelphia 76ers
In Case You're Curious
Dr. J = Star Wars Geek
Manning Family Interceptions
Interesting tidbit from SB Nation. Since Archie Manning was drafted by the Saints in 1971, there have been 7,744 instances of a quarterback finishing a game with more interceptions thrown than touchdowns. A Manning was a QB for 155 of them (Archie - 64, Eli - 46, Peyton - 45).
Odds & Ends
The best sports tabletop games ... This is one of the more insane endings you'll see for a football game ... Photo Gallery: James Harden, Fashion Icon ... Read this story about the FSU student whose life was saved by the books in his backpack ... Paul "Tiny" Sturgess, who stands 7-foot-8, signed a deal with a British basketball team ... We somehow convinced Peter Forsberg and Joe Sakic to dress up like cowboys ... We are still accepting entries in our contest to win an autographed bat by pro wrestling legend Sting ... The best inventions of 2014 ... 50 best South Park episodes.
Underdogs: Huron High School
A horrific accident nearly took his life. Two years later, still working to put depression and demons behind him, Ben Gur-Arie is the starting quarterback at Ann Arbor (Mich.) Huron High.
Ellen's Favorite NBA Player
After Michael Carter-Williams admitted that he watches Ellen to unwind, the daytime host paid tribute to her new favorite basketball player.
An Australian reporter gets nailed with a skateboard.
Musical Performance of the Day
Since we mentioned the NHL's Jack Johnson, I may as well show a video by the other Jack Johnson.