Tuesday's A.M. Hot Clicks: lovely lady of the day Amanda Li-Paige; Tony La Russa & Grumpy Cat
Tony La Russa Meets Grumpy Cat. A good time was had by all, except Grumpy Cat, who was in one of her moods.
And We're Off
Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and Andy Staples' Punt, Pork and Catch is worth a read if you missed any of the action. Monday night, Ohio State defeated Virginia Tech 42-24 thanks to Braxton Miller. The quarterback-turned-receiver caught a 54-yard touchdown pass and rushed for a 53-yard score after completing one of the best spin moves you'll ever see. It was also a strong game for OSU quarterback (and Ronda Rousey's biggest fan) Cardale Jones, who got the start over J.T. Barrett and threw for 196 yards and two touchdowns. The real star of the game, however, was Virginia Tech tailback J.C. Coleman, who rocked a gold watch throughout the game.
I'm all for fans wearing their team colors, but this Alabama fan with an artificial "BAMA' eye is taking things to a level that makes me uncomfortable.
Lovely Lady of the Day
The Rock Saves a Puppy
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson welcomed two new members to his family over the weekend -- Baby French Bulldogs Brutus and Hobbs. Unfortunately for Johnson, only one knows how to swim, which caused the San Andreas star to jump in the pool (fully clothed) and make a rescue. The dogs sprinted toward the pool after being let out for the first time. Luckily, the jabroni-beating, pie-eating, trailblazing, eyebrow-raising former WWE champ was there for the save.
Drew Brees Kills a Crocodile
As he enters his 15th NFL season, Drew Brees decided to change up his offseason routine. And by "change up," I mean visit a Panamanian jungle with outdoorsman Bear Grylls and kill a crocodile.
Duke Gets Rings
Stat of the Day
Urban Meyer in 1987
So Much Funny in This Video
Odds & Ends
Former NBA guard Jay Williams says NBA players used to bet $20,000 on Rock, Paper, Scissors ... Serena Williams spent her day off having tea with the person whose name I refuse to mention in Hot Clicks ... Charlie Sheen approves Derek Holland's "Wild Thing" haircut ... A fan popped the question during Monday night's U.S. Open match between Roger Federer and John Isner ... There was a grammar mistake in this NFL banner about the importance of education ... This is what 2-on-2 soccer on bikes looks like ... The world's 18 strangest hotels ... What's next for Barack Obama's top impersonator? ... This model has the longest legs in America ... Forget food trucks. It's all about food boats ... Jon Hamm is single after splitting with his girlfriend of 18 years ... Celebs and the pets they rescued ... The 26 most luxurious spas in the world.
Extra Mustard Minute
New Feature Alert! Welcome to the Extra Mustard Minute, where our pal Tiff Oshinsky tackles the important sports issues of the day. Grumpy Cat and Frank Beamer's death stare are prominently involved.
Jackrabbit on the Field!
A tense CFL game between the Stampeders and Eskimos is interrupted by a pesky jackrabbit (thanks to Rod in Calgary for the tip).
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler joins a street performer in Moscow.
My Favorite 'Singer Joins Street Performer' Video
Bruce Springsteen sings I'm on Fire, The River and Dancing in the Dark with a performer in Copenhagen in 1988.
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