Hot Clicks: Vanessa Marrero; top media stories of 2009

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Troy, of Gardner, Kan., took issue with yesterday's A.M. Hot Clicks, which revealed the top 10 Hot Clicks of 2009 based on page views. Troy wondered how Florida International University cheerleader, Vanessa Marrero, didn't make the cut. Vanessa was featured as's Cheerleader of the Week in mid-October, and I can assure you that her photo gallery did huge traffic.

Speaking of Vanessa, has put together a post featuring 66 women who wowed us in 2009. They asked several bloggers, including myself, to submit five suggestions. I gave them Vanessa, Blake Lively, Candice Swanepoel, Laura Leigh and Abigail Klein.

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Vanessa Marrero :: Bruce Yeung/Yeung Photography

From the launch of the MLB Network to Peter Gammons leaving ESPN to the rise of Twitter, Fang's Bites looks at the 12 biggest sports media stories of 2009.

Media Frenzy

Here are the hardest college football hits of 2009.

One More 2009 List...

Who were the most and least profitable teams to bet on over the past decade? (Thanks to Darren Rovell's Twitter feed for the tip)

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Red Rock Casino :: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Here are the 10 greatest goalie saves of the 2000s.

One More Decade List...

Worst. Defense. Ever. (Thanks to Jeff, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, for the link.)

Sports Video Of The Day

Hot Clicks is late to the party on this one because it's been going around the Internet for a couple of weeks, but in case you haven't seen it, it's a must-watch. (Thanks to Todd, of Johnstown, Pa., for the link.)

Racist Webcam Video Of The Day

Most of these have been in Hot Clicks, and even though it's billed as "The Year in Anchor Bloopers, 2009," many are not from 2009. But they're all worth watching again. (Warning: Video contains curses.)

News Bloopers Video Of The Day