June 02, 2011
The Streets Must Have Had No Name
Gilbert Brule, Bono: Getty Images

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The man on the left is Oilers center Gilbert Brule. On Tuesday afternoon, he picked up a hitchhiker in West Vancouver. The hitchhiker? U2 lead singer, Bono. (After you read the story, watch this video of Bono talking about the incident.)
The Gift Of GIFs
The top sports GIFs from May.
Happy Anniversary
Actually, this isn't a happy anniversary at all. It was one year ago today that umpire Jim Joyce blew a call that prevented Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga from getting a perfect game. In a new twist to this saga, the duo co-authored a book about the incident, and now Joyce is no longer allowed to umpire any Diamondbacks (Galarraga's new team) games.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Heather Rene Smith :: Arnold Turner/WireImage
Former Playmate Heather Rene Smith gets today's LLOD honors.
Follow-Up Item
In today's A.M. Hot Clicks, I told you that the Rays wore grunge outfits as they headed to Seattle for a three-game trip. Randy Cook, of St. Petersburg, Fla., came through with this link, while Chris Bond, of Tampa, came through with this one.
The Big Future
Via BoDog.com comes these odds on what Shaquille O'Neal will do next in 2011?

Partake in a MMA match: 2/3
Act in a Major Motion Picture: 2/1
Play another game in the NBA: 5/1
Put out an album: 10/1
Get a job as a Cop: 10/1
Today On Twitter...
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is offering gardening tips. ... Braves reliever Peter Moylan says he's wearing this dress to the ESPYs. ... Colts punter Pat McAfee is in awe of Swamp People. ... Grizzlies forward Shane Battier needs any and all information you have on Color Me Badd. (Don't forget to follow me on Twitter.)
Sports Video Of The Day
Much was made of the injury to Giants catcher Buster Posey. On the heels of that, Mop-Up Duty remembers this play from 1985 in which Blue Jays catcher Buck Martinez completed a double play on a broken leg. (Thanks to Mike Borduas, of London, Ontario, for the link.)

Inspirational Video Of The Day
This kid has a future as a head coach somewhere. Players will want to run through a wall for him.

Music Video Of The Day
One guy, no instruments, and lots of Will Smith songs.

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