Hot Clicks: Oilers to hire cheerleaders; Brian Wilson's "The Machine"

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The Edmonton Oilers announced last week that they'll be launching a cheer team. In other words, they're going to hire cheerleaders. But this has some people up in arms. Actually, I should say this has a few people up in arms. An online petition to stop the Oilers from adding cheerleaders has a whopping 90 signatures. So it looks like we'll soon have some folks from the Oilers to add to galleries such as this one.

Cheers And Jeers

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NFL Roundup

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College Football Roundup

If you watched Brian Wilson's interview after the Giants beat the Phillies in Game 6 of the NLCS on Saturday, you heard him refer to "The Machine." Here's the bizarre background story on "The Machine."

'The Machine'

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All About The Heat

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A recap of Week 7 in the NFL, done in rap form.

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