July 04, 2012
Chad's Grand Gesture
Chad Ochocinco and Evelyn Lozada :: Gary Miller/Getty Images

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Happy Independence Day. We already had our big July 4 Hot Clicks yesterday but thought we'd help out those stuck working on our nation's birthday. One person not working today, but likely in front of his computer is Chad Ochocinco. The Dolphins newest receiver earned 500 karma points for inviting a recent widow to his wedding on Thursday. The woman tweeted Ochocinco and told him she was feeling sad after losing her husband of 30 years.
Power of the Panda
San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval won the fan's vote to start at third base for the National League in the All-Star Game next week, though baseball fans could argue David Wright deseved the spot. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson wasn't shy about saying just that, citing Sandoval's "cute nickname" (Kung Fu Panda) as the main reason he won the vote.
LeBron's Latest
LeBron James makes quite the statement on the cover of July's Slam Magazine.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Kate Upton:: Sports Illustrated

We, as Americans, have a lot to be thankful for including Kate Upton. So on our nation's birthday, here's a gallery (and another and another) of our Lovely Lady of the Day.
Wake Up!
Hey, Cristiano Ronaldo. You're on a boat with bikini-clad Irina Shayk. Wake up!
Random Links
Antonio Esfandiari won $18.3 million at the World Series of Poker ... White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski doesn't think Mike Napoli deserves a spot on the All-Star team ... South Africa's Oscar Pistorius is set to become the first amputee track athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.
Time Lapse Video of the Day
It took nine months to tear down the Civic Arena (aka The Igloo) in Pittsburgh. Here is the Cliffs Notes version.

Steve Nash Commercial of the Day
Steve Nash continues to be one of the most entertaining athletes in sports. I hope Saturday Night Live lets him host next season.

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