Hot Clicks: Rachel Bilson; Athletes in music videos

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Jimmy took the afternoon off to attend the Yankees-A's game. He'll be back tomorrow. This Sunday night is MTV's annual Video Music Awards, and to get you in the mood, Complex ranked the 10 all-time best athlete cameos in a music video, including Michael Jordan's star performance in Michael Jackson's Jam.

Athletes In Music Videos

Michael Jackson and Michael Jordan :: AP

The SI Vault has some high school photos of the Yankees, past and present. Among the hits are Derek Jeter and his girlfriend, Roger Clemens' feathery '80s hair and Rickey Henderson's bowtie.

New York Yankees: The High School Years

After winning the Vezina Trophy, Conn Smythe Trophy, and leading the Bruins to a Stanley Cup title, goaltender Tim Thomas probably thought life couldn't get much better. And then he saw this cornfield.

The Tim Thomas Cornfield

Rachel Bilson turns 30 today. More importantly, she's the LLOD.

Photo Gallery Of The Day

Rachel Bilson:: AP

"Feud" may be too strong a word, but Maria Sharapova told Novak Djokovic that "it's on like Donkey Kong" after his latest commercial in which he imitates the Russian tennis beauty. Of course, Sharapova is a former SI Swimsuit model so she gets our vote in any "feud."

The Newest Tennis Feud

Micky Ward was Bill Belichick's special guest on Wednesday when he screened The Boxer for his team ... Snooki will wave the green flag at Richmond for the Wonderful Pistachios 400 on Sept. 10 ... I wish Morton's Steakhouse would do this for me ... Former Cubs GM Jim Hendry might lose his honorary road in a Chicago suburb ... Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has my new favorite hockey mask.

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If this doesn't make you root for the Maple Leafs, nothing will.

Rap Video Of The Day

Rafael Nadal speaks with David Letterman before hitting tennis balls into the crowd during an appearance on Late Night.

Letterman Video Of The Day