Thursday's P.M. Hot Clicks: Joakim Noah vs. Ohio, Farrah Fawcett
Joakim Noah vs. Ohio
Joakim Noah is famously not a fan of the city of Cleveland, but now he is taking on the entire state. When the Cavaliers showed Cardale Jones on the Jumbotron, the Bulls center, and former Florida Gator, mouthed "You aint in the SEC", which Jones did not take too kindly to. Another Ohio State prospect took a shot at Noah's looks on Twitter. On top of all this, Noah told security a fan spat on him as he exited the floor.
Kevin Love blocks Kelly Olynyk's Calls
Cavaliers forward Kevin Love says he is no longer angry about Kelly Olynyk's dirty play the left him sidelined for the remainder of the playoffs, but admitted to reporters that he has been avoiding phone calls from the presumably apologetic Celtics player.
John Axford's son throwing out first pitch
Rockies closer John Axford's two-year-old son was bitten repeatedly by a rattlesnake two months ago and has been in and out of hospitals ever since. The toddler is recovering now and the team has invited Jameson Axford out to Coors Field to throw out what is sure to be an emotional first pitch on Friday.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
Steve from Denver wants to know why I've never featured Farrah Fawcett as Throwback LLOD. He is right to call me out. This is not acceptable. Farrah earns these long overdue honors (click here for full-size gallery).
Lou Gehrig Home Security
A new game used bat from Yankees legend Lou Gehrig has been discovered after spending almost 30 years next to a family's front door. The owners did not know that they had been using one of the few extant Gehrig game bats as a self-defense tool.
12 Gauge Heading to the Mound
Dream Come True for NY Headline Writers
Joc Pederson is breaking SABRmetrics
Joc Pederson in seven games as a leadoff hitter: .222/.344/.889 with a 0.000 BABIP. That's my favorite stat in sports right now.— Chris Towers (@CTowersCBS) May 7, 2015
Joc Pederson has seven home runs since his last single.— Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) May 7, 2015
Out Of This World Minor League Uniforms
The Nautical Adventures of Lil' Darin Erstad
The Nebraska baseball field flooded but the team made the most of it by sending a bobblehead of coach Darin Erstad out on an RC boat.
Odds & Ends
The Cavaliers made an wildly tone deaf video to pump up the crowd for the playoffs ... Its only May but here are each MLB team's playoff odds ... A Louisville pizza guy finished delivery after being stabbed during a carjacking ... Paul George won his first fishing tournament ... Stephen Colbert makes a massive donation to the schools of South Carolina ... 49ers have lots of question about life Down Under ... Luis Suarez is not such a bad guy after all ... Grandmother finds drugs in her granola bar ... Julian Edelmen shows social media solidarity with Tom Brady
Red, Red Rhine
Fans of German soccer team Fortuna Dusseldorf lit up the Rhine river with road flares to celebrate the team's 120th anniversary.
13 years of 'Practice?!'
Warriors Come Out to Plaaaayyyy!
Ernie Johnson Fondly Remembers Shaq's Fall
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