Thursday's P.M. Hot Clicks has Roger Federer, playoff beards, Phil Mickelson's shady stock dealings and the lovely Alyssa Miller.

By Brendan Maloy
May 19, 2016

Hockey Beards

Stanley Cup hockey is excellent. Stanley Cup beards are better though and you can drink them all in here in the above gallery of the finest specimens in this year’s playoffs. (Here's the full-size version.)

It's Not a Major Without Roger

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the 2016 French Open due to health issues, saying participating in the tournament would be an “unnecessary risk” as he tries to get back to 100%. The last time Federer did not participate in a major was the 1999 U.S. Open, which is roughly a million years ago in tennis terms.

Golf Game Gordon Gekko

Phil Mickelson has been named in an SEC insider trading complaint. The Wall Street watchdogs claim Phil used insider-trading tips about Dean Foods to make nearly a million dollars, which he then used to pay off gambling debts. That seems like an extremely bad and shady thing to do.

P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day


Drink Some Really Old Beer

Carlsberg found a 133-year-old bottle of its beer and extracted yeast from it to make a new line hitting shelves now.

ESPYs Getting Attitude Adjustment

ESPN has announced the John Cena will be hosting this summer’s ESPY Awards. There will be a lot of “unexpected Cena” meme jokes.

Waiting for Andre

Andy Gray covered Andre the Giant in the Lunchtime Clicks, but I would like to remind everyone of the greatest Andre fact: When he was a child he was too big for his parent's car, so he got a ride to school every day from his neighbor who owned a truck. That neighbor was Samuel Beckett.

Pete Carroll's Ugly Shoes

Chill Out, Iceland

Devin Booker is a Swell Guy

Odds & Ends

Dax Shepard had a hilariously vulgar story for Jimmy Kimmel that you will want to hear ... Kanye West, who is a genius, went full Kanye on Ellen ... Minnesota congresswoman is not happy with new Redskins name poll ... The key to Chris Sale’s success may be throwing softer ... Michael Jordan’s son is releasing some awesome Air Jordans at his new sneaker store ... The story behind an all-time great SNL skit ... This optical illusion will hurt your brain ... Gallery: Rare photos of Kevin Garnett on his 40th birthday ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (May 19).

Me Too, Joe

Trampoline Filled With Water Balloons

Thinking of a Master Plan

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