Thursday P.M. Hot Clicks: throwback lovely lady of the day Kelly Monaco; Wackiest Photos of the Week
Week's Wackiest Photos
From an anti-Tom Brady billboard in New Jersey to a group of pink-haired swimmers in London, we've collected the week's most offbeat photos.
25 Instances of Athletes's Children Embarrassing Their Parents
Stephen Curry's 3-year-old daughter Riley brought her A-game to the Warriors postgame press conference after Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Some reporters complained this was making their jobs difficult, including Skip Bayless because ... well ... he's Skip Bayless and that's what he does. Complex did some research and found 25 instances of athlete offspring really embarrassing their parents.
Help Northern Illinois Choose Its 2015 Football Field Design
A photo posted by Northern Illinois Huskies (@niuhuskies) on
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
I remember coming across a Kelly Monaco Playboy spread in the early days of the internet and she's been a favorite of mine ever since. It's her birthday this weekend so I'm giving her Throwback LLOD honors (click here for full-size gallery).
Peyton Manning Pens Tribute to David Letterman
There are roughly 10,000 David Letterman stories worth reading today—many of which I linked to in A.M. Clicks. But if you have time for just one, read this Letterman tribute from Pulitzer Prize nominee Peyton Manning.
Hot Clicks Giveaway
In honor of their partnership with the Indy 500, ManCave wants to offer a year’s supply of grooming products—over $4,500 retail value—to 10 readers. As you know, ManCave is an all-natural, supreme-performance men’s grooming brand. It even has a reward app I just downloaded to my phone. I'll send a coupon for a year's supply of products to the 20th, 40th, 60th, 80th, 100th, 120th, 140th, 160th, 180th and 200th person to email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the name of the world's best-paid sports team. The answer was in A.M. Hot Clicks. Please make the subject line "ManCave."
Update (2:57 p.m. Friday): Contest is over. Winners have been notified. Thanks.
What's Better Than a Year's Supply of ManCave Grooming Products?
A year's supply of Hershey's Chocolate Syrup, which now belongs to the Washington Nationals after the company got abreast of the players' unique chocolate-themed celebration.
WWE Celebrates Red Nose Day
How Can You Not Read This?
Cigar of the Day
Cousin of Jobu?
Evolution of James Harden's Beard
Odds & Ends
Damian Lillard's new Adidas sneakers are inspired by Portland airport carpet ... Dwyane Wade wore three outfits at his wedding ... The Lakers will reportedly pursue Tom Thibodeau to be their next coach ... Jim Kelly is not buying Tom Brady's claim that he had no knowledge of under-inflated balls ... Floyd Mayweather has a $150,000 man bag ... People on Twitter had no clue Elton Brand played for the Hawks ... Stephen Curry and LeBron James were unanimous selections for the All-NBA First Team ... Should sponsors pull out of the 2022 World Cup because of Qatar's reported human rights violations? ... Wish undie runs were around during my college days ... Beautiful places that could soon disappear forever.
Happy Birthday Mr. T
Since I love to be topical, here's a 1985 clip of Mr. T and David Letterman.
Great Moments in YouTube Sports Ads
YouTube is celebrating its 10th birthday this year and listed 20 of the best ads to commemorate the occasion, Three of the ads were sports-related, with the Kobe Bryant-Lionel Messi shootout being my favorite.
Counting Down the Top Songs of Summer
Radio.com ranked every song of summer, from 1940 to 2014. Every time I hear this song (which came in at No. 30), it gets stuck in my head for at least 48 hours.
Dog Pulls Car
An impressive feat of strength.
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