Welcome to today's afternoon edition Hot Clicks. I'm your host, Pete Blackburn, and I'll be filling in for Andy while he helps get this year's Swimsuit Issue in order...that poor guy. Feel free to follow me on Twitter if you like GIFs and terrible jokes.
Wacky Sports Photos of the Week
We're only a few weeks into the new year but 2015 has already given us some pretty... let's just say... "interesting" moments from around the sporting world. Thankfully, photographers were around to capture quite a few of them and the results are pretty spectacular.
Messing With Zdeno Chara = Bad Idea
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette must have a death wish because he made the very poor decision to try and fight Zdeno Chara not once, but TWICE Tuesday night. Predictably, things didn't end well for him.
Pacquiao-Mayweather Actually Happening?
Rumors are rising that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao may have finally come to an agreement to face off in the ring, but does anyone really care anymore?
Lovely Lady of the Day
One of our readers -- John from Coalport, Pa. -- suggested that we're long overdue in featuring some new photos of Latin glamour model Natalia Velez. It's very difficult to argue against his logic. (Click here for full-sized gallery.)
Put On Your Oven Mitts...
...because Ray Lewis has a very hot take regarding Tom Brady.
Stop. Doing. This.
Officially rooting for every team other than the Seahawks.
Good Thing Fighting Is Legal In Hockey
Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith trying hockey? (via AceandSmitty on Instagram) pic.twitter.com/ENSbscFaZW— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) January 14, 2015
Me Too, Dan...Me too
Today I watched six episodes of Family Feud and I cried watching Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. I think I'm ready for baseball to start.— dan haren (@ithrow88) January 14, 2015
Odds & Ends
This Austrian TV station's 'Terminator'-themed NFL playoff promo is amazing...You already know Olivia Munn and Gisele Bundchen, but here are some of the other hottest WAGs of the AFC and NFC title game players...I'm not personally familiar with too many Winnipeg Jets fans, but I can confidently say that this guy is the best one...An Indiana t-shirt company came up with a pretty solid response to Tom Brady's Photoshop of the quarterback riding a colt....Last night's premiere of Parks & Recreation featured another wonderful MLB Easter egg...Nick Young recently bought the mansion that Selena Gomez used to live in and is turning part of it into palace for his 500+ pairs of sneakers... Jeff Gordon is still good at racing, even on tricycles..
Somebody Get This Kid A Scholarship
This high school hockey player from New Jersey pulled out all the stops to earn a much-deserved assist. Have mercy.
Well, That's One Way To Score
Michael Del Lewis of Mckinney Boyd High might have the best soccer goal you'll see all year.
This dog in Seattle has figured out how to take the bus to a local dog park... by herself. I still don't think I know how to take the bus by myself.
Now enjoy your cake.