Thursday’s P.M. Hot Clicks feature the year in celebrity first pitches and Chirstie Brinkley as your throwback Lovely Lady of the Day.
Celebrity First Pitches of 2015
Happy Birthday, Ovi
Say днем рождения to Alex Ovechkin with today’s Extra Mustard Minute.
JPP's Hand is as Gross as You'd Expect
We finally have the answer to the question Giants fans have been asking all summer: How many fingers does Jason Pierre-Paul have? The New York Daily News snapped a few photos of JPP’s mangled right hand. It’s pretty nasty, but it certainly could be worse.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
Christie Brinkley was spotted Wednesday night on a date with John Mellencamp in New York, where paparazzi snapped a photo of the pair. Brinkley, 61, is two years younger than Mellencamp but looks more like 20 younger. (Click here for the full-size gallery.)
God's Revenge on His Holiness
Pope Francis had better hope for calm weather when he tours the U.S. next week. The flowing robes don’t stand a chance against a stiff breeze.
Zeke Elliott Wants to Capitalize on his Fame
For the next two days, Ohio State football players won’t be the biggest stars in Columbus. Taylor Swift is playing two shows in town tonight and Friday. Buckeyes star Ezekiel Elliott wants to make sure he has a chance to meet her.
Odds & Ends
Remember the NBA’s ugly sweaters? Australian Rules football teams are doing the same thing. ... New Jersey failed to legalize traditional sports gambling, so it is allowing daily fantasy sports at a racetrack. ... German soccer star Andre Schürrle got mistaken for a pro video game player in a TV interview. ... This guy was totally psyched to get a photo with Henrik Lundqvist. ... Legendary baseball announcer Milo Hamilton, who called Hank Aaron’s 715th home run, has died, according to the Houston Chronicle. ... Michael Sam is going to grad school. ... The Oregonian has a cool look at the 1918 college football season, which was canceled by the government.
Hopefully the Cake Wasn't Poisoned
One Auburn fan paid tribute to Toomer’s Corner with an incredible wedding cake. The Auburn landmark is undergoing a massive transformation at the moment, though, because some insane Alabama fan poisoned the famous trees there. The school planted new ones in February.
Take This, Trebek
What do you do when you get stumped on Final Jeopardy? Troll the host with an SNL reference.
Russell Wilson's Motivation
What drives Russell Wilson (besides miracle water)? Let him tell you.
In Case You Missed These
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