Hot Clicks: Derek Jeter bounces back from rejection
February 20, 2008
By Jimmy Traina
Jeter Bounces Back
Sienna Miller :: Peter Kramer/Getty Images
It was reported on Monday that Derek Jetertried to put the moves on actress Sienna Miller over the weekend, but got rebuffed. However, the Yankees shortstop wouldn't be deterred. The next night, according to the New York Daily News, he had "a line of women waiting to meet him," and "looked like he was really enjoying himself." Wouldn't we all?
Guy "The Flower" Lafleur, The Poet Laureate, "Leaping" Lanny Poffo and Larry "The Hick From French Lick" Bird are just a few of the names on this list of the worst nicknames in sports. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)
In a very amusing analogy, The Cousins of Ron Mexico are calling what happen to Keith Van Horn (being asked to come out of retirement for $4 million) "the real life equivalent of one of those Nigerian e-mail scams." And they've even provided the e-mail that one could imagineMark Cuban send to Van Horn. (Warning: Link contains strong language)
The Story Behind The Dunk
Dwight Howard :: AP
Fanhouse has the scoop on what Dwight Howard wanted to accomplish with his memorable Superman dunk. "Yeah, but you see thing was, I wanted to throw it in," he said. "That way it would have looked a lot more cooler, and people would have been like, there's no way that somebody could possibly do that but Superman."
The San Antonio Spurs recently held a charity event during which Bruce Bowen danced to Flashdance -- while dressed as Jennifer Beals, Tim Duncan re-enacted Jersey Boys and Tony Parker and Eva Longoria spoofed Tell Me More from Grease. Luckily for us, Fan IQ has video of all this.
Brahsome.com comes through with the best list we've seen in ages: Top 11 Sitcom Crushes. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)
Today in Campus Clicks
Drama in Bloomington ... 2008 Miss University of Florida ... Storming-the-floor etiquette ... Bobby Knight -- The Underground Recordings ... Williams vs. Krzyzewski ... Video: Another Cheap Shot at Rich Rodriguez ... more.
Via Ballhype comes this rap video titled Buddy's Watchin' You from the 1988 Eagles team that featured Randall Cunningham.
Music Video Of The Day
Here's a pretty cool heavy metal version of Justin Timerblake's SexyBack. (Thanks to Dylan of Houston for sending us the link.)
Random Video Of The Day
A couple of weeks back, we posted this video of an ingenious prank, in which 250 people decided to stop what they were doing all at once and freeze in New York's Grand Central Station, thus freaking out passersby. Now, the folks at Virginia Tech tried the same thing in their dining hall.
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