Thursday’s P.M. Hot Clicks: Melissa Satta; Meet Teenage Phenom Nico Mannion

Thursday February 9th, 2017

Meet Nico Mannion

Congrats to FRESHMAN @niccolomannion on earning the "Welcome To The Jungle" Tournament MVP. #AZFinest

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One of the best writers in the business, SI’s Chris Ballard has gifted us a longform profile on the 15-year-old, red-headed basketball prodigy who is tearing up Instagram—and already receiving scholarship offers.

You Think You’re a Good Sports Fan?

If so, would you be willing to go to the lengths of the man who faked an illness so he could check into a hospital with a view of a sold-out soccer game?

Tom Hiddleston Loves Bolognese

GQ has a profile of the oft-rumored replacement for James Bond, and you can find out how heartbroken Thor’s stepbrother really was after his breakup with Taylor Swift

Melissa Satta: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

The P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day is Melissa Satta, who has previously appeared in SI’s Swimsuit Issue. (Click here for full-size gallery.)

Costas Out, Tirico In

Sixty-four-year-old Bob Costas announced Thursday he will no longer be the primetime host at the Olympics. Former ESPNer Mike Tirico, who joined NBC last year, will take over as host starting with the Winter Games in 2018. Costas was the frontman for every NBC Olympics broadcast from 1992 through last year’s Summer Games. 

#TeamOakley

If you missed it in A.M. Hot Clicks, former Knicks star Charles Oakley was involved in a bizarre scene at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, when he had to be removed from the arena after shoving security guards. First-ballot SI Hall-of-Famer Michael McCann has a breakdown on the legal aspect of the situation.

Pro Tip

Not Ready For That World

Whoa!

It Me

Odds & Ends

The link between James Brown and “Bad and Boujee” ... Everyone appears to love John Wick 2 ... Six terrible ways your life will change when Net Neutrality dies ... How to buy sex toys for Valentine’s Day ... Why the Duke-UNC rivalry still matters ...  I didn’t know lacrosse had a hidden-ball trick ... A play-by-play announcer found god after a 70-foot buzzer-beater ... I may spend $400 on this tiny Seinfeld apartment ... How Noah Syndergaard became Thor ... Breaking down the matchups in the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game.

Cook Something For Once

'Riders On The Storm,' The Doors

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