Hot Clicks: A-Rod saga like an episode of The Hills

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A New Cast For The Hills

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In one of the more creative posts we've seen this week, Da Great White Hope thinks this whole A-Rod saga has played out like an episode of The Hills, with each key player, from Scott Boras to Hank Steinbrenner to Derek Jeter reminding them of certain "characters" from the MTV show. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)
You'll Run Through A Wall After Seeing These -- with the help of YouTube -- ranks The 10 Greatest Sports Movie Motivational Speeches. We have to be honest. James Van Der Beek in Varsity Blues should be in the Top 3. (Warning: Link contains strong material.)
Sad Days In The Bay
100 Percent Injury Rate has a laundry list of reasons why the Bay Area is in Sports Hell right now. Maybe this can cheer them up.
This Will Make Your Friday Fly By
We were determined to make today's Hot Clicks a Barry Bonds-free zone. But we have to admit that this game is pretty addictive.
Remember These Guys?
Joe Sports Fan is using MLB's awards season to remember Crappy Cy Young Winners of the Modern Era.
Checking In With Erin Andrews

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Our new best friend, who has a hellish travel schedule this week (she covered Oregon-Arizona last night, will be at Northwestern-Illinois on Saturday and then at USC-Arizona St. on Thanksgiving night), was nice enough to answer some e-mail from Hot Clicks readers. The first e-mail we discussed was about the Photoshopped picture of an Iowa fan doing something not-so-nice to Andrews. She told us last week that he doctored a photo she took with a little kid. However, the photo was in fact Andrews with the Iowa fan, but it was doctored by someone else. So just to clarify one more time: The picture was photoshopped, as Andrews says, but not by the Iowa fan in the picture.

Justin in Baltimore asked Andrews what her favorite college towns are to visit. Andrews reply: "Austin, Texas: It's always a good time. The hospitality is great, the food is great and there's Sixth Street. Gainesville is another favorite for obvious reason. It's home. Madison Wisc., would be up there. Once again, it's hard not to have a good time there. Even though it's always freezing when I go, the people always show you a good time. Lastly, I have to say Blacksburg, Va. The folks there are like family now because the Hokies have become a Thursday-night staple. With everything that happened there with the tragedy earlier this year, going there for the first game after the shootings was really special. The fans there really are like family."
Jay Cutler Has Arrived
The Broncos quarterback got the South Park treatment when Stan told him that he sucked. Cutler, though, deserves props. He said the bit was funny.
Giant Look-alikes
Anytime you can compare the looks of athletes to the likes of Jon Favreau, Don Cornelius and Suge Knight, you deserve props. That's what Newsday's Arthur Staple has pulled off with these New York Giants look-alikes.
Today in Campus Clicks
It's not all bad news for Oregon ... Top 10 Least Intimidating College Mascots ... Has Nick Saban undergone a little cosmetic enhancement ... Spurrier on the hot seat? ... ... Video of Michigan vs. Ohio State, circa 1927 ... and more.
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Videos of the Day
Blue Sees Red
Adult Swim thinks they've figured out why the Cowboys easily handled the Giants last week. Better than that, though, is their take on what a typical Giants fan looks like and how he speaks. (Warning: Link contains strong language.) (Thanks to Sam Candler of Auburn, Ala., for sending us the link.)

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