Thursday's P.M. Hot Clicks: lovely lady of the day Joanna Krupa
Biggest NFL Draft Busts
The NFL Draft is just a week away. SI's latest mock draft has Jameis Winston (Tampa Bay) and Marcus Mariota (San Diego via Tennessee) going with the first two picks. Chances are good one of them will be a bust. Don't believe me? Here's a huge gallery of draft busts of the modern era (click here for full-size version).
Curious Case of the NFL Schedule
Things worth noting: The NFL complied with Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput's request that the Eagles not play at home in Week 3, which coincides with Pope Francis' visit to the city. It's also worth noting that the NFL declined the Jets request for a road game on Rosh Hashanah (Sept. 13), even though New York City is the second-largest Jewish metropolitan area in the world after Tel Aviv. I don't want to start a Holy War or anything (this clip comes to mind) but felt it was worth repeating.
20 Controversial Rap Lyrics About Sports Criminals
From Eminem referencing Ray Rice to Young Jeezy discussing the O.J. Simpson case, Complex has compiled the best rap lyrics about sports criminals.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
Joanna Krupa turned 36 today. Not sure if she qualifies for Throwback LLOD but it's my column so I vote that she does (click here for full-size gallery).
The Mets are feeling good right now. As of Wednesday night, they had won 10 in a row and boasted the best record in baseball at 12-3. Let's hope they keep it up this weekend. Especially since the team announced that for every run it scores against the Yankees, it will take $1 off select seats for the next homestand.
For the Pro Wrestling Fans
Ace reporter Justin Barrasso caught up with Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and Sean Waltman, who had plenty to say about Chris Jericho, Vince McMahon and that time The Undertaker was thisclose to joining WCW.
He Makes a Good Point
Odds & Ends
President Obama had plenty of jokes during the Patriots visit to the White House. The Deflategate one fell a little flat. Know your audience, Mr. President! ... Meet Rory McIlroy's new girlfriend ... States that produce the most NBA players ... Kansas lineman gained 50 pounds by chugging protein shakes at 3 a.m. ... Clippers assistant coach Mike Woodson is starting to look a lot like Mr. Potato Head ... The legend of Rajon Rondo meets its end ... People Magazine declared Sandra Bullock the world's most beautiful woman. Seriously ... ISIS has banned all Nike products ... 83 million Americans need to get off the couch and get some exercise ... Lindsay Lohan needs to go away ... This is why you don't buy condoms on Groupon.
Australian jockey Blake Shinn has a minor wardrobe malfunction during a race at Canterbury.
Flex Cam Fail
This is staged (I think), but still awesome.
Movie Trailer: Black Mass
Maybe it's the Boston in me but I can't wait for this Whitey Bulger movie starring Johnny Depp.
It's Garry Shandling's Show
This belongs in the TV Theme Song Hall of Fame ... if such a thing exists.
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