Friday's P.M. Hot Clicks: Vivian Kindle; Getting Ready for the Belmont
Mustard Minute: Belmont Jewel
The final leg of the Triple Crown is Saturday with the 148th Belmont Stakes in New York. Before Exaggerator tries to repeat his Preakness performance, the Mustard Minute crew tried something less challenging (but still kind of hard), making the official drink of the Belmont Stakes, the Belmont Jewel.
Who's Fired Up For Game 4?
Here's your official preview for Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday, courtesy of Ben Golliver. Also, an awesome pregame read on the man who built the Warriors and Andrew Sharp tells us why the Cavaliers are the most bipolar team in NBA history. And is it time for the Cavs and Kevin Love to decide if he fits in Cleveland?
RIP, Mr. Hockey
The sports world lost another legend, as Gordie Howe passed away at 88 on Friday morning. The Saskatchewan native played 26 seasons in the NHL, the first 25 with Detroit, and was a 23-time All-Star. Players, teams and others reacted to his death. And you must read the story behind Cameron wearing Howe's jersey in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Gordie Howe poses with 11-year-old Wayne Gretzky: pic.twitter.com/GN1ZuIjPWo— SI Vault (@si_vault) June 10, 2016
A Final Goodbye
Muhammad Ali was laid to rest on Friday in his hometown of Louisville. Bill Clinton, Will Smith and countless other celebrities were in attendance paying their respects to the legend.
P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Your pre-Weekend LLOD is the beautiful Vivian Kindle (Click here for full-sized gallery)
Hot Clicks Giveaway
We have an awesome Hot Clicks Giveaway today from the folks at '47. Seven decades after founders Arthur and Henry D'Angelo began selling peanuts and sports memorabilia on the streets outside Fenway Park, they are crushing the headwear and apparel game. And they have given us five '47 FRANCHISE caps to give away, a line that includes these cool Cavaliers and Warriors lids. The 50th, 100th, 150th, 200th and 250th people to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org the name of the Friday A.M. LLOD will receive his/her pick of one of the '47 FRANCHISE caps. Please make the subject line "47 FRANCHISE."
Nigel Hayes is the Man
Wisconsin senior forward Nigel Hayes was told by an assistant coach that the Badgers would schedule his hometown school Akron if he can get 50,000 retweets. As of Friday afternoon, he still had a LONG way to go.
I Don't Think That's Enough
Look at how much beer this pub ordered to prepare for the arrival of Irish soccer fans https://t.co/UkNObHUtXN pic.twitter.com/S8UkkWMlR2 — SI Extra Mustard (@SI_ExtraMustard) June 9, 2016
I Want One
This was one of my favorite Olympus shots this year, I can't believe that by shooting with this great gear I've helped to secure the brand as our major sponsor for The Travel Bootcamp! We're about a week to go and now is the time to grab a ticket because the deadline is in a few days for the venue and catering. Yep, we're holding it at the Intercontinental Sydney and you will be well looked after! ;) Info in profile, just do it!
A photo posted by Lauren Bath | Australia (@laurenepbath) on
Happy Birthday Kate Upton
Celebrate Kate Upton's birthday in the SEXIEST way possible https://t.co/0dpIVNDTU9 pic.twitter.com/SL65Zb1wVv — SI Swimsuit (@SI_Swimsuit) June 10, 2016
Dana White School of Journalism
Odds and Ends
Ten ultra luxurious helicopters you had no idea existed ... Kevin Durant is NOT going to Houston ... EURO 2016 wives and girlfriends to follow on Instagram ... Fox reporter got fired for racist, anti-semitic comments ... Most hilarious spellcheck tattoo fails ... 'Worst of the Worst' highlight video from NFL's replacement ref season is pure gold ... Poll reveals correlation between Paterno and Trump supporters ... Division III football team is opening its season against a Mexico school ... Oregon track unveiled stunning uniforms for the NCAA Championships ... Tommy Lasorda's speech at the 2016 MLB Draft was an adventure ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (June 10).
Hungarian model Barbara Palvin was named the 2016 SI Swimsuit Rookie of the Year with the help of fellow Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns.
Gordie Howe scored his final NHL goal on April 9, 1980, during his one season with the Hartford Whalers. The 52-year-old's 801st career goal was assisted by his son, Mark.
Home Plate Collisions
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