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Well, I don't know if Timberwolves forward Kevin Love actually loves the lockout, but he's certainly making the most of his time off. He announced today that he's joined the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series and will compete in the $200,000 Manhattan Beach Open in late August. Before getting in some practice in Times Square today (photo above), Love joined the Hot Clicks podcast and shared a couple of must-hear stories: One is about his Meet the Fockers volleyball moment in junior high and the other is about his prom date. Listen to the podcast below or download it on iTunes.
Lovin' The Lockout
Kevin Love :: Via @KevinLove
The Texas Rangers don't want their fans doing the wave. (Thanks to Taylor Scott, of Houston, for the link.)
As we (thankfully) get ready for NFL training camps to open, Ego TV looks back at the funniest rookie hazing photos of all time.
Actress/model Katie Cleary gets today's LLOD honors.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Katie Cleary :: Paul Archuleta/Getty Images
NFL free agent defensive end, Adewale Ogunleye, who played for the Texans last season, claimed he recently got back to his hotel room recently to find that the head of housekeeping took a nap in his bed and ate his cake. ... Yankee great Paul O'Neillproposed to his wife over the phone via a collect call.
Two Bizarre Tales
Suns forward Jared Dudleyopined onCarson Palmer's retirement. ... Rays third baseman Evan Longoriawould like you to know he's never sent a picture of his penis to anyone. ... Chiefs safety Eric Berrymade up with his girlfriend and he got back in the house.
Today On Twitter
Here's one of the dirtiest and most insane moves you'll ever see from an Under-19 soccer tournament in Brazil earlier today. The perpetrator was immediately cut from the team. (Thanks to Victor, of Delaware, for the link.)
Sports Video Of The Day
Not only is this great because the guy is rocking the Beyonce dance, but 1) it takes place at a Rihanna concert; 2) the person filming it keeps saying "Oh, my God" over and over and; 3) there's a hot blonde in the row behind him. (Thanks to Ian, of Northampton, Mass., for the link.)
UPDATE, 5:50 p.m.: Once again, Hot Clicks Nation does not miss a beat. Tim, of Moreno Valley, Calif., and John LaFreniere, of Lubbock, Texas sent in the video from a different angle.
Dance Video Of The Day