By Andy Gray
March 23, 2017

National Puppy Day

It's National Puppy Day, which is a good excuse to spoil the puppy in your life (here's the one in mine). Our pals at Animal Planet are working with the ASPCA on an event called Adoption Mania 2017. And if you love soccer and puppies, here is a different gallery just for you.

Theo Epstein is the world's greatest leader

Fortune published its annual list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders and No. 1 was Theo Epstein. This is an interesting selection and even Epstein seemed weirded out by the honor. 

Justice for Brad's wife!

Cracker Barrel has earned the ire of the American public for firing poor Brad's wife.

Lovely Lady of the Day

Tyrie Rudolph is not only ridiculously good looking but really cool as well (from our brief conversation during her SI Swimsuit casting). She is today's LLOD (click for full-size gallery). 

Snooki > Toni Morrison

The state of New Jersey votes today on whether to cap the spending of state money on speakers at public universities to $10,000. Turns out Snooki was paid $32,000 to speak at Rutgers in 2011 while Nobel prize-winning  author Toni Morrison only received $30,000.

Guess which country pregames the most

I can't believe someone actually studied this and the U.S. needs to step up its pregaming.

Japan's fruit game is on point

Imagine a single strawberry wrapped in a gift box and selling for $4,395? Welcome to Japan.

Action shot of me writing Hot Clicks

Definitely not

How could you not show up??

Odds & ends

Shawn Michaels says he turned down a match against AJ Styles at Wrestlemania this year​ ... I don't want to say things are going bad for Bernie Kosar, but he'll be signing autographs at a Acme Supermarket later tonight ... NBA mock drafts are always a good time ... Spend 24 hours with Adam Schefter ... This 17-year-old is smarter than NASA ... Meet Becky G., the actress playing the first gay Power Ranger.

One way to celebrate

Happy National Puppy Day

Angel of Harlem

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