Monday's A.M. Hot Clicks: Lauren Layne: Jon Stewart Turns Heel
John Stewart, Wrestling Star
Michael Jordan Gets More Money
Michael Jordan is $8.9 million richer after winning a lawsuit against a grocery store chain for the unapproved and unlicensed use of his name in a magazine advertisement. The ad, created by a grocery store chain Dominick's (now owned by Safeway), appeared in a 2009 Sports Illustrated commemorative issue and offered customers a whopping $2 off Rancher's Reserve Steak. Safeway's lawyers argued that they should pay $126,900 for the use of his name, but a sports economist testified that the fair market value for the advertisement would be $10 million. The best part of the story: Only two people used the actual $2 off coupon (and the fact that Jordan is giving the money to charity) .
Here's a Fun Stat
Lovely Lady of the Day
Ranking the All-Time Best NBA Logos
Patriots fan Barbara Shippee passed away last week at 74 and made a unique final request. Her obituary stated that she would like friends and loved ones to make memorial donations to “Tom Brady’s Deflategate Defense” in lieu of flowers.
Best Movie I've Seen in 2015
One Way to Spend $4.8 Million
Don't Run on Bryce Harper
He Got All of That One
Odds & Ends
Can't say enough good things about the bat flip of this 4-year-old ... Jason Pierre-Paul busted out a pretty good joke in his first public comment since his fireworks accident ... Marcus Mariota continues to impress for the Titans ... Packers receiver Jordy Nelson tore his ACL and is out for the year. Vikings fans are psyched ... Great feature on Sidney Crosby, who seems like the most down to earth superstar in sports ... Cris Carter apologized for his 'fall guy' advice to NFL rookies ... People still hate Tim Tebow ... Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas went off on Roger Goodell for Deflategate ... Heat center Hassan Whiteside is finally happy with his NBA 2K rating ... More evidence Elena Delle Donne is really good at basketball ... Mel Gibson, 59, is dating a 24-year-old ... 25 epic sandcastles ... 15 unique college majors ... Abandoned luxury cars on the streets of Dubai.
Halfcourt Shot of the Weekend
Ball State freshman Lem Turner wins free tuition for a year.
She Got Game
Reggie Miller Turns 50
Is this the most exciting 8.9 seconds in NBA history.
Sign Him Up
The A's ball boy with a great diving play.
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