Hot Clicks: A-Rod saga like an episode of The Hills
By Jimmy Traina
A New Cast For The Hills
Audrina Patridge, Lauren Conrad, and Whitney Port :: Scott Gries/Getty Images
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.)
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."
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.
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