Thursday's A.M. Hot Clicks: Carly Francavilla; NHL Finds Its Next Star
A Star is Born
The NHL season kicked off Wednesday night and you should get used to the name Auston Matthews. The 19-year-old Toronto rookie scored four (FOUR!!!) goals in his debut, which got both Twitter and his mom very excited. In other NHL news, Jack Eichel (another young star) suffered a nasty leg injury, Wayne Gretzky is back with the Oilers and hockey-themed tattoos never get old.
Martellus Bennett Did Not Enjoy His Time in Chicago
E60 teased us with a few promos on Tuesday and their feature on the Bennett Brothers delivers the goods. One thing is clear: Martellus Bennett did not enjoy his time with the Bears and his dig on Brandon Marshall is tremendous.
Sport I Never Heard Of: Walking Soccer
Carly Francavilla: Lovely Lady of the Day
It's been nearly a year since I featured Carly Francavilla as LLOD and that's way too long. She gets today's honors (click for full-size gallery).
Carson Wentz and Other Stories of Athletes Tipping
I love these stories about athletes and their tipping habits. Carson Wentz is a big tipper. Tiger Woods, not so much. And some, like DeAngelo Williams, aren't afraid to leave a bad tip if the service isn't good.
Dez Bryant Still Hates Skip Bayless
Nine Days Until Puppies
All Of Us On Sunday Morning
NBA Christmas Jerseys
Odds & Ends
Care to guess what Ken Bone's favorite NHL team is ... Baseball players get a pretty decent pension ... The Free State Stars are my new favorite South African soccer team ... The Sacramento Kings continue to be the NBA's most dysfunctional franchise ... This is the weirdest product combo I've ever seen ... Ten flying secrets your flight attendant won't tell you.
Movie Preview Time
Here's a preview of the new film Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, with appearances from Richard Sherman and J.J. Watt. The film premieres on Oct. 14 at the New York Film Festival and opens nationwide on Nov. 11.
Kevin Durant is Coming For Your Nachos
Behind the Formations With the OSU Marching Band
Alex Trebek is Mean
Who Sang it Best: I Won't Back Down
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