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In today's A.M. Hot Clicks, I told you about basketball recruit Nerlens Noel, who announced he was going to Kentucky by revealing a "UK" that was shaved into his head. In honor of that act, SI.com has put together this compilation of athletes who've carved something into their hair.
Intriguing InnovationThe Pistons announced that next season they will give season-ticket holders a special jacket that contains a microchip which will allow them to scan the sleeve to get discounts and food and drinks. What should be the price people charge other fans in the arena to "borrow" the jacket? I say $10 minimum.
Gaffney Goes OffRedskins wide receiver Jabar Gaffney had a Twitter meltdown Thursday afternoon, sending out expletive-filled messages about his soon-to-be ex-wife, former Eagles cornerback Lito Sheppard and "smart asses." In a piece of sweet irony, while perusing Gaffney's page, I discovered he had this amazing tattoo.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Erin McNaught :: Jun Sato/Getty ImagesSebastian, of Sydney, Australia, says, "Jimmy, Erin McNaught is a beauty from my home country and is on our version of Dancing with the Stars. I don't know if you've ever featured her in Hot Clicks, but if you haven't, please do." I have featured Erin before, but that was a long, long time ago, so it's time she gets LLOD honors once again.
Yes, This ExistsA couple of weeks ago, the Australia Dugongs faced the New Zealand Puku Plungers in the Belly Flop Championship. And we have video.
Magic/BirdA Broadway play about the friendship between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird opened Wednesday night. I saw a preview of it and it was a fun trip down memory lane. (The New York Post gave it three stars in its review.) The longtime rivals came together for a memorable appearance last night on David Letterman's show.
Sports Video Of The DayCeltics forward Mickael Pietrus really closed out his postgame interview last night in a strong way. (Thanks to Ed D., of Boston, for the video.)
Angry Customer Video Of The DayFrom AutoBlog.com: "The individual in the kamikaze SUV seen here allegedly brought his new purchase back to the dealership to have a faulty shock replaced. When the dealer refused to do the work, the man decided to take the issue into his own hands by ramming his Suzuki through the front glass and into multiple Nissan vehicles parked in the showroom."