Hot Clicks: Bowl preview, picks; NBA player fined for Tweeting

Author:
Publish date:



To submit a link for next week's Hot Clicks, e-mail Andy Gray here. If you have a comment or question for Jimmy Traina, you can e-mail him here.

The bowl season kicks off Saturday with 34 games through Jan. 7 when Alabama plays Texas for the BCS Championship. To get you prepared for this awesome time of year, check out Fansided.com's piece on the 10 best bowl games of the decade. Meanwhile, for those of you in bowl pools, SI.com's college football guru, Stewart Mandel, has the skinny and a pick for each bowl game. And for those of you who might need picks for "recreational purposes" only, here are my top five bowl games to make money on to keep an eye on, in order of confidence:1) Oregon -3.5 vs. Ohio State; 2) Stanford +8 vs Oklahoma; 3) Pitt -3 vs North Carolina; 4) Virginia Tech -4 vs. Tennessee; 5) Georgia Tech -4 vs. Iowa.

Let's Go Bowling

Bowls: Getty Images

Bucks rookie Brandon Jenningswas fined $7,500 today for not waiting long enough after Milwaukee's win against Portland last Friday to Tweet.

Costly Tweet

Paul Pierceoffers two interesting suggestions for improving play in the NBA: shorten the season to 60 games, and raise the rim three inches.

Stern Out, Pierce In

Jason Ellis, of Naperville, Ill., says, "Hey, Jimmy, on a slow college football weekend, me and the rest of my Sci-Fi geeks will be drooling over Zoe Saldana in Avatar. She's the star and these pics look great, in 3D or not. Love the site!"

Lovely Lady Of The Day

Zoe Saldana :: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

E-mails are still coming in about the list -- Best-Looking Women in Real World/Road Rules history -- that Theo Von from Road Rules posted in this space last week. The two omissions cited the most are Johanna and Melinda. Cory Davis, of Columbus, Ohio, also thought Cara Zavaleta and Jaime Chung should've made the cut.

Speaking Of Lovely Ladies

Thanks to this great list of the top 10 unintentionally worst company URLs, I know that it's Pen Island and not... oh, forget it.

Awesome Web Addresses

If you've seen one primetime network crime drama, you've seen them all.

TV Truism

Todd Scott, of Troy, Alabama, says, "URGENT!!! URGENT!! OK, you have to put this up before your Christmas break. Notice her sweater does not even fit, and sulk in the fact that THESE fans might enjoy the BCS championship? I am from Alabama -- and because of this video I have to say -- HOOK'Em HORNS!!!" Yes, it's that bad.

Sports Video Of The Day

I'm calling fake on this. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)

Christmas Tree Mishap Video Of The Day


Dad Ruins Christmas Tree Setup - Watch more Funny Videos

To submit a link for next week's Hot Clicks, e-mail Andy Gray here. If you have a comment or question for Jimmy Traina, you can e-mail him here.