Friday A.M. Hot Clicks: Rory McIlroy nabs a hole in one
Andy is off today, so I will be your guide through the internet's loveliest ladies and hottest clicks.
A Hole In One for Rory McIlroy
Top-Ranked golfer Rory McIlroy grabbed his first hole in one in professional competition while competing at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Friday. Nike must be happy McIlroy nabbed an ace on the day it debuted his new wedges. The ace was not enough to catch leader Martin Kaymer though, who leads McIlroy by two shots going into the tournament's third day.
One of the 90's greatest NBA duos, Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton got together on Thursday night to watch their sons go head-to-head, as Shawn Kemp Jr. and the Washington Huskies hosted Gary Payton II and Oregon State. The Seattle crowd responded with a "Save Our Sonics" chant when the Reign Man and the Glove made an appearance on the big screen. Detlef Schrempf and Frank Brickowski were nowhere to be seen.
Catan Craze in Green Bay
Green Bay is still a football town, but there is another game rising in popularity thanks to the Packers: Settlers of Catan. Local stores can't keep the game on the shelf after TE Justin Perillo mentioned the team's affinity for it in a radio interview.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Victoria's Secret Angel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is on vacation and posting lots of photos to her Instagram account, which seems like more than enough reason to make her the LLOD. She is also starring in the upcoming Mad Max reboot, which cannot hit theaters soon enough. (Click here for full size gallery.)
Kitten Bowl Roster Revealed
Super Bowl Sunday's second-most anticipated event, the Kitten Bowl, has released its pun-filled lineup at For The Win, so you can check out the state on Aaron Pawdgers, Brian Urlitter and, of course, NomNomNom Suh.
Today in Poor Sportsmanship
A Southern California high school girls' basketball coach has been suspended two games after running up the score on an opponent. How much did the San Bernardino Arroyo Valley squad end up winning by? A whopping 159 points. How long are those games?
Jim Harbaugh Even Makes Poetry Intense
"Anything less than a man's best effort cheats himself! Demeans him! Spoils him! Ruins him! Cheapens him! Emerson— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) January 16, 2015
A National Championship Doesn't Exempt You From Rent
12 could've let me know what the decision was. I'm his father and his roommate for Christ sake. You think you know a guy....— Tyvis Powell (@1Tyvis) January 15, 2015
Whether 12 go or stay, Rent is still due on the 1st and I'm gone have my half!— Tyvis Powell (@1Tyvis) January 15, 2015
Keep Your Eye on the Ball, Kyrie
Kyrie Irving set LeBron James up for an alley-oop against the Lakers on Thursday night, but James could not convert. Irving was so confident in James' ability to finish that he celebrated without even watching the end of the play. Kyrie may be embarrassed, but Kobe Bryant thinks its fantastic.
Odds & Ends
Should the NFL have different colored penalty flags for offense and defense? ... Rockets GM Daryl Morey apologizes for his off-color Twitter joke ... The Kentucky basketball team had a very expensive trip to the Bahamas ... Frozen star Idina Menzel will sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLIX ... Hershey's has a chocolate 3D printer ... Nike's Black History Month collection hits stores tomorrow ... Daily fantasy sports are turning into a high stakes game ... The Daily Cut has all the news you will ever need.
Basketball's Bulldog Summit Continues
David Letterman solves OSU's quarterback logjam