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When word came down yesterday afternoon that the NFL lockout would conclude today, my first inclination was to lead Hot Clicks with this video. However, I realized that wouldn't be enough, so to continue the theme of celebrating the end of the lockout, I also give you this compilation of the greatest NFL celebrations.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who always seems to be surrounded by controversy, has ended his engagement to reality star Kristin Cavallari.
Cutler's Cold Feet
SI's Peter King reported over the weekend that there will NOT be an edition of Hard Knocks on HBO this season.
Sadder Than An Engagement Breakup
In case you missed it Friday afternoon, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe continued to make lockout waves with this outstanding, expletive-filled rebuttal to a former player. ... A minor league team is selling $80 hot dogs. ... Awful Announcing's "Worst Announcer" tournament is down to its Final Four.
It seems that Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel and Kate Upton are in a battle to see who can work more and do more photoshoots. Each day, there seems to be another shoot from one of these beauties. This isn't a complaint; just an observation. Anyway, Candice is up today with her latest offering.
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Candice Swanepoel :: AP
The blog Vin Scully is My Homeboy has unearthed the most '80s video you'll ever see. The main theme is former Dodgers second baseman Steve Sax (in a wig) lip-synching to Billy Crystal's You Look Marvelous. The rest of the clip is filled with other '80s cheese and a quick shot of Scully getting down.
Vin Scully Dancing
The Phillies held "1980s Retro Night" on Friday at Citizens Bank Park. The images that appeared on the video board (Jimmy Rollins as Prince, Ryan Howard as Bill Cosby) during each player's at-bat were priceless.
Speaking Of The '80s...
Oakland A's pitcher Brandon McCarthy and his wife Amanda joined the latest edition of the Hot Clicks podcast. It was easily one of the more amusing shows I've done so far. Listen to it below or download it on iTunes.
The Hot Clicks Podcast
Pastor Joe Nelms delievered this unusual, yet highly amusing, prayer before the Nashville Nationwide event over the weekend. (Thanks to Chris Johnson, of Atlanta, Steve, of Springfield, Ohio, Trey, of Raleigh, N.C. and Benjamin Hordell for the link.
Sports Video Of The Day
The video above reminded me of one of my all-time favorite Richard Christy prank phone calls. (Warning: Video contains strong language.)
Howard Stern Show Video Of The Day
Via The Big Lead, comes this clip of Manchester City's Mario Balotelli blowing it big time over the weekend.
Trick Shot Fail Video Of The Day