Jamie, Annie, Melissa, Colleen and Natalie :: Jimmy Traina
We attended a party in midtown Manhattan last night to celebrate the upcoming release of Madden 09 and the 20th anniversary of the extremely popular video game. Ray Lewis, Marshall Faulk, Shaun Alexander, Vince Young and Daunte Culpepper spoke about the game and the honor of being on the cover. More important, PSP models were there to walk around with the hand-held game to ask folks if they wanted to play. This was just one of two highlights. The other was acting stupid and shouting some dumb, nonsensical questions at Culpepper and getting him to answer.
We thought we would've been bombarded with links to Shaq spoofs this morning, but we're disappointed to say we didn't get any. But we did find this alternative version to Shaq's now-infamous rap. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)
In honor of the 20th anniversary of Coming To America, Home Run Derby has put together The Jheri Curl All-Stars.
Clinton Portis :: Gary Fitzgerald
Clinton Portis, the man of many characters and costumes, is at it again. This time, he's asking for you to vote on which character he should debut this fall.
From Tennis Rodeo to Skeet Bowling, Buge Hoobs is proposing eight new sports for the 2012 Olympics.
So now Big Brown's loss at the Belmont is being blamed on his shoes. But the whole story still hasn't been told -- until now, thanks to Flatusyahu.com.
The word "crafty" often gets thrown around in sports, but this soccer player takes the cake.
Cuzoogle.com breaks down the odds on the upcoming Miss Universe 2008 competition.
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Somehow, this Tour de Suisse competitor came away from this unharmed. (Thanks to Eric Wilson, of Columbia, Md., for sending us the link.)
At the Madden party last night, Ray Lewis said he wished that Phil Collins' In the Air Tonight was one of the songs used in the game. Ironically, this landed in our inbox overnight. Make sure you stick around to the one-minute mark. (Thanks to Guillaume, of Paris, for sending us the link.)
Since we mentioned the 20th anniversary of Coming to America, how about this?