He's Not Larry Legend For Nothing
Larry Bird :: Dick Raphael/Getty Images
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Meet Eric Torpy. When sentenced to 30 years in prison for armed robbery and two counts of shooting with intent to kill, the Oklahoma man asked the judge to give him three more years, so he could serve the same number of years as Larry Bird's jersey. (Thanks to Derek, of New Orleans, for the link.)
Dead RingerCardinals manager Tony La Russa left the team while he recovers from having shingles. Pitcher Kyle Lohse paid tribute to his skipper Thursday by bringing out the lineup card dressed as La Russa.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Julia Voth :: Jim Ross/Getty ImagesJonathan, of San Jose, Calif., says, "Jimmy, how about actress Julia Voth for the Lovely Lady of the Day sometime? She was on a recent episode of Castle and I looked her up. Very nice." I agree, so she is getting today's LLOD honors.
Oprah > NBAThe Eastern Conference finals between the Bulls and Heat begin Sunday night at 8 pm on TNT. The game was supposed to be played on Tuesday but the NBA had to move it up because Oprah is taping her talk show at the United Center that day.
The Hot Clicks PodcastHoward Stern Show producer Gary Dell'Abate joined me this week to talk about his book, They Call Me Baba Booey, the Stern show, his infamous first pitch debacle and much more. Listen to it below or download it on iTunes.
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Airport Video Of The DayI'm flying to Chicago next month for a little Yankees-Cubs. And I'll be doing this at the airport.