Friday's A.M. Hot Clicks: Thanksgiving Football Roundup
Thanksgiving Football Roundup
The Lions disposed of the Bears, 34-17, which was good (and bad news) for the Fuller parents, who have a son on each team ... This 12-year-old sang one of the year's best versions of the National Anthem ... Calvin Johnson is still really good ... Dez Bryant is also really good, but thinks the Eagles were "being kinda cheap" in their 33-10 victory over the Cowboys ... Jason Witten wasn't in a good mood either as he did some sideline shouting at tight ends coach Mike Pope ... Cowboys receiver Dwayne Harris laid out Nolan Harris with a cheap shot that sparked a mini-brawl ... LeSean McCoy celebrated Philly's victory with this futuristic jacket ... The Seahawks got their swag back with a 19-3 victory over the 49ers. The loss led CEO Jed York to apologize to fans afterwards ... As if the loss wasn't bad enough, Jim Harbaugh may have had to eat tofurkey on Thanksgiving after his family saw a news feature about turkeys on NBC.
Thanksgiving Athlete Roundup
LeBron James and Danica Patrick were each thankful for wine while Mike Trout took time to appreciate "Faith, family, friends and football." Here's a roundup of all the things athletes were thankful for this Thanksgiving. Ty Lawson didn't make the list but nobody plated a turkey better than the Nuggets guard.
He Wears Short Shorts
This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for St. John's center Chris Obekpa and his decision to wear short shorts this season. Now if someone can just convince Kobe to wear them again.
Lovely Lady of the Day
My favorite WWE diva, Summer Rae, turned 31. She earns day-after-Thanksgiving LLOD honors (click here for full-size gallery).
Things I'm Thankful For
In case you missed it, I listed the 10 random things in sports I am thankful for on Thanksgiving. Check it out.
What a Save!
When he's not working as a paramedic, 26-year-old Patrick O'Brien plays goaltender for an amateur hockey team in his hometown of Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. Minutes before O'Brien's game was to begin, a fan went into cardiac arrest and the goaltender (wearing skates, hockey pants and one shin pad) rushed out of the locker room and saved him.
2014 National Dog Show Champion
Meet Nathan the Bloodhound, who just beat out Freda the French bulldog and Bogey the Samoyed and was named Best in Show at the 2014 National Dog Show.
Barry Bonds' Thanksgiving Turkey
J.J. Watts' Backyard Turkey Bowl Rules
Odds & Ends
If Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul has a girlfriend, I hope she doesn't see this video ... College basketball's all-time rivalry teams ... CM Punk says he was fired from the WWE on his wedding day ... MLB minimum salaries will rise to $507,000 next season ... The Timberwolves wore pink shoelaces as a tribute to Thaddeus Young's mom ... Why ESPN's Twitter suspensions are pointless ... Brent Grimes' wife had some profanity-laced things to say about Jonathan Martin ... USA moved down five slots in the latest FIFA rankings ...The WWE Network has not been a success thus far ... Former Creed lead singer Scott Stapp is broke and living in a Holiday Inn ... A woman in the UK received a $530 million divorce settlement.
Six-Pack of Highlights
The best action from Thursday in sports.
Ugly Basketball Play of the Day
Rough day for Furman's Stephen Croone.
Save the Turkeys!
A public service message from Virginia Tech.
Vin Scully's Top Five Calls
The broadcasting legend turns 86 tomorrow.