Collector Tries To Cash In
Since 1973, Scott Smith has collected every issue of Sports Illustrated. He's gotten 2,434 of those magazine covers signed. And now he's put the entire collection on eBay. Check out Steady Burn to find out the starting bid. I don't know if he got the 2004 SI Swimsuit cover featuring Veronica Varekova signed, but who cares? This story gave me a reason to feature Varekova and that's all that matters.
Veronica Varekova :: Walter Iooss Jr./SI
Tiny Gallon, Bak Bak And More
Storming the Floor has your college basketball all-name team, and while the two cited above are sensational, I'm not sure the guard from Siena can be topped.
World Series Links
A very amusingBabe Ruth/Cliff Lee mashup. ... This Yankees fan can't comprehend if you're over the age of 10, you shouldn't bring a glove to a baseball game. ... Pedro Martinez's five tips for the elderly.
Vikings Fan :: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Here's a petition to permanently move Halloween from Oct. 31 to the last Saturday of October. ... The 10 biggest Halloween candy fails each year. ... The 25 Greatest Modern Day NFL Cheerleader Halloween Costumes. ... Halloween party tips.
Who Says You Can't Go Home?
When Brett Favre returns to Green Bay on Sunday, Fox will have Favre cam for those of you who want to follow his every move. Meanwhile, expect to see some of these T-shirts in the Lambeau crowd. (Thanks to Isaac, of Madison, Wis., for the link.)
Most Bizarre Sentence Ever...
Check out Ron Artestrapping about the plight of Afghan women. Seriously.
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Sports Video Of The Day
Sports analysts should remember that they need to be careful when spelling things out on the telestrator. (Thanks to Brian, of Pittsburgh, for the link.)
Scaring People Video Of The Day
Loyal members of Hot Clicks Nation will recognize the name Remi Gaillard. He's the guy who performs awesome soccer tricks. Well, Remi has gotten into the Halloween spirit by dressing up as a bat and scaring the crap out of people. (Thanks to Sam, of Eugene, Ore., for the link.)
Costume Of The Day
Tons of you sent this in, and I thank all of you. The payoff comes at the 35-second mark.
Video Game Review/Giveaway Of The Day
SI.com has pitted NBA 2K10 vs. NBA Live 10. We have a video review below and a written one here. Now comes the exciting part. I have a 25th anniversary edition of NBA 2K10 for Xbox 360 to give away. Here's what you have to do. Check my Twitter feed at 3 p.m. ET. I will ask an NBA trivia question. The first person to e-mail me the answer -- Jimmy_Traina@simail.com -- wins the prize. The key thing to remember here is that you must e-mail me the answer. Do not Tweet the answer to me, because I want go give the folks who don't use Twitter a chance to win.
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