Hot Clicks: Maria Menounos; Madden 12 review; Madden cover curse

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Madden 12 is in stores today. Here's a review from, and another take on what the latest edition has to offer. As for the cover (you can see all past covers here), Browns running back Peyton Hillis now has to worry about making this list of players who were cursed after gracing the front of the box. Lastly, here's a look at the evolution of football video games from Mattel to Madden.

Happy Madden Day

Madden 12

New Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockeysaved a teammate's life on Monday. (Thanks to Kevin, of Hickory N.C., for the link.)

Shockey Pays Instant Dividends For Panthers

Here's a tale about what Tim Tebow has gone though this training camp. Speaking of Tebow, he's among some Gators who will be honored at a Dolphins game this season, which is not sitting well with Miami Hurricanes fans.

Photo Story

Since I lost power at 1:30 a.m. Sunday and didn't get it back until 6 p.m. Monday, I missed a lot of things over the weekend, including the MTV Music Awards. However, I did see this gallery of celebrities from the show, and I need to acknowledge that Hot Clicks favorite Maria Menounos looked the best.

Photo Gallery Of The Day

Maria Menounos :: AP

Bruins center Brad Marchand recently got some time with the Stanley Cup. How did he take advantage of the opportunity? By eating a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch out of it.

Not Your Typical Cereal Bowl

Hope Solo and Ron Artestare among the cast members for the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars.

Metta World Peace Is About To Go Big

Grigor Dimitrov and Gael Monfils ended their U.S. Open match last night with a double kiss. (Thanks to Andre Dome, of San Luis Obispo, Calif., for the link.)

Sports Video Of The Day

Hot Clicks often posts lists of funny names in various sports. The hilarity is really increased, however, when said list is read out loud.

Funny Names Video Of The Day