By Pete Blackburn
February 17, 2015

Hey everyone! Pete Blackburn here with you once again for this afternoon's edition of Hot Clicks. The one and only Andy Gray will be returning to the captain's seat tomorrow, but you can still hang with me and get some great Internet content daily by following me on Twitter - @PeteBlackburn.

A-Rod Says Sorry

Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez's offseason apology tour continues this week, as the Yankees third baseman released a hand-written statement to baseball fans expressing regret for 'the mistakes that led to [his] suspension for the 2014 season.' That's all well and good, but who still writes in cursive? I'm going to need another apology for making me attempt to read that.

Big Plans For Jacksonville

Jaguars owner Shad Khan has unveiled some very, very ambitious plans for the shipyards in downtown Jacksonville, which would undergo an amazing transformation if Khan gets the green light. The proposal includes retail, residential and multi-use buildings, restaurants, public fields and a new, three-tiered practice facility for the Jaguars.

Kobe's Not A Great Friend

Things might not be going so well for Kobe in the basketball world but he's certainly doing pretty well for himself in the media. The Mamba is the subject of a lengthy feature in the new issue of GQ and it's a pretty good read. One of the more interesting tidbits comes when Kobe is asked whether or not he has any friends.

Lovely Lady of the Day

The absolutely stunning Hannah Ferguson, who just so happens to be one of my favorite SI Swimsuit models, scores today's LLOD honors. (Click here for full-sized gallery.)

MJ All Day

Today is Michael Jordan's 52nd birthday, and to celebrate, is featuring his 50 SI Covers and the magazines's 100 best photos of His Airness. Meanwhile, Bleacher Report has put together some awesome content reflecting on Jordan's influence and legacy. In addition to a very cool rundown of all Jordan's shoes (below), you've really got to check out the incredible visual storytelling done on this feature.

Vince McMahon's 'Muscle & Fitness' Cover Is Terrifying

The man is 69 years old.

Bad Omen

Chelsea's team bus had some trouble prior to today's Champions League match against PSG.

Jared Lorenzen Wins #FatTuesday

Pillsbury Throwboy is coming for you, Jameis.

Never A Dull Moment

TMZ's cameras found Rob Gronkowski in New York City over the weekend and, as is the case with most things involving Gronk, it produced some pretty entertaining results.

Odds & Ends

Former Biogenesis clinic owner Anthony Bosch was sentenced to four years in prison... A Redskins fan bought Robert Griffin's leg cast for over $1,500... O.J. Simpson has been dragged into the ongoing catfight between Amber Rose and Khloe Kardashian... It didn't take long for Amar'e Stoudemire to find a new home. The forward is reportedly going to sign with the Dallas Mavericks... Five little known facts about Michael Jordan's baseball career... Andrew Bynum once drove away from a gas station with a pump's hose still attached to his Ferrari... Swimsuit models that should run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine... Jimmy Fallon had an excellent recap of the SNL40 special and its after-show... Jack White finally responded to all those reports about him being mad over his leaked guacamole recipe.

Late Show' Intern Goes To All-Star Weekend

I don't think Kevin Durant will be granting any additional interviews to Intern Todd in the future. Just a guess.

Work Vs. Soccer

In a pretty great promotion from Heineken, soccer fans are promised tickets to a Champions League game... but only if they can convince their boss to skip work and go with them.

Rugby Meets Wrestling

Enjoy this compilation of big rugby hits set to the sweet sounds of WWE commentary.

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