June 17, 2011
Happy Father's Day
Ken Griffey Sr. and Jr. :: V.J. Lovero/SI

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Sunday is Father's Day, which makes one wonder what Ken Griffey Jr. will get his father with the $151 million in salary he earned over his 22-year career. The answer? Who knows, but the Griffeys did earn a spot in this list of greatest father-son duos in sports history. Also worth looking at is BroBible's list of best TV dads through the decades, and this gallery of children who play different sports than their famous athlete parents.
Stars of the U.S. Open
With Tiger Woods on the mend, the PGA is looking for someone to step up and capture the hearts and minds of golf fans this week. We're in the middle of Day 2 and two contenders have emerged: First is Andres Gonzales, who not only has a mullet and Fu Manchu, but is also stalking Woods via Twitter. The second is this (unnamed fan) and his eyebrows, which stole the show during this interview of U.S. Open leaderRory McIlroy.
Belding's Blunder
Dennis Haskins (Mr. Belding) threw out the first pitch and sang Take Me Out to the Ballgame at a Double-A game between the Richmond Flying Squirrels and Binghamton Mets earlier this week. I don't want to say he was intoxicated but I haven't seen a Saved by the Bell cast member struggle this much since Jesse Spano took one too many caffeine pills.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Kate Upton :: Courtesy of Esquire
Not only does Kate Upton have a new photo shoot in Esquire, but she is also today's Lovely Lady of the Day.
One Bad Bet, A Lifetime of Regret
This Canucks fan made a bet with his friend (a Bruins fan) on the Stanley Cup Finals. The loser had to get the other team's logo tattooed somewhere on their body. Here is video of the Canucks fan getting the Bruins' B inked on his leg.
Photo of the Day
When I'm not covering for Jimmy, I run the SI Vault and post funny pictures to my Twitter feed. I came across this 2003 photo of a young Joakim Noah in high school, posing with John McEnroe's son, Kevin. The two played high school basketball against each other in New York City.
Random Links
Jason Terry bought personalized bottles of Crown Royal for all his Maverick teammates ... Athlon Sports has compiled the hottest girls in beach volleyball ... Some Diamondback fans are trying to start a new tradition at Chase Field ... I still can't believe Matt Ryan will make more money than Tom Brady this year.
Unnecessary Censorship Video Of The Day
The latest from Jimmy Kimmel.

LeBron James Song Of The Day
Pat Hilton pays tribute to the Mavs upset of Heat. The tune is pretty catchy, I have to admit.

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