September 14, 2009
By Andy Gray
What A Weekend!
Danielle Lloyd
Danielle Lloyd : Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
Jimmy is out today recovering from one of the craziest sports weekends of the year and left Hot Clicks to me. So where to begin? Serena Williams threw a temper tantrum that would put John McEnroe to shame. Roger Federer made the greatest shot of his career. Two freshmen QBs (Matt Barkley and Tate Forcier) led their teams to stunning victories and secured rights to any girl they choose for the next four years. Michael Jordan gave a controversial Hall of Fame speech and managed to drop an S-bomb on live TV. Jay Cutler had a terrible first game for the Bears while Denver won on the luckiest play since Franco Harris' immaculate reception. We hardly blame you if you missed this piece of news -- English coach Fabio Capello has banned WAGs from the World Cup in South Africa next year, which means we won't be able to enjoy gratuitous shots of Danielle Lloyd, Cheryl Cole and the rest of soccer's sexiest eye candy. Hopefully this WAG collection can hold you over.
The Jordan Rules

Much has been said, both good and bad, about Michael Jordan's Hall of Fame induction speech. Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski found it uninspiring and mean while Michael Wilbon loved it. I can't say enough good things about it -- instead of delivering a polished, PR-friendly series of thank-yous, Jordan was honest and raw, giving us a glimpse of his persona the public rarely gets to see. Here's a video of the speech. What did you think?

Losing A College Football Bet

This was a great Week 2 in college football and Stewart Mandel has all the hardcore analysis in his College Football Overtime story. The all-star of the weekend may have been Ohio State sousaphone player Frank Cosenza, who took out an ESPN camera while he was dotting the I during the Buckeyes' pregame ceremony. Here at the office, we've been having some fun with Tate Forcier's ridiculously cheesy Web site, So much so that we had a little wager between a Notre Dame and Michigan fan, with the loser having to get his picture taken in the other school's clothes. So here is Notre Dame fan and NFL producer Dom Bonvissuto, who you may know as the guy who gets the pleasure of editing all 11,000 words of Peter King each Monday morning, donning the maize and blue.

Stupid Celebrity Fights
Shaquille O'Neal and Oscar de la Hoya
Shaquille O'Neal and Oscar De La Hoya : Heinz Kluetmeier/SI, Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3

Rodney King fought a former cop in a pay-per-view bout last week at the Philadelphia Airport Ramada Inn (seriously). has compiled a top 10 list of the most stupid celebrity fights, including everyone from Screech to Vanilla Ice to Howard Stern's Beetlejuice. The only fight we'd really like to see is Shaquille O'Neal vs. Oscar De La Hoya, which took place on Shaq vs.

Don't Forget Tiger

Lost among the sports shuffle is Tiger Woods getting back on track with an eight-shot victory at the BMW Championship. Though he won the tournament quite handily, here is a compilation of Tiger's Top 10 all-time clutch shots.

A Word About Kanye West

In case you missed last night's Video Music Awards, Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for Best Female Video by rushing the stage to tell the world that Beyonce's video (which lost) was better. Now everyone is ripping on Kanye, including Pink, Kelly Clarkson and Katy Perry. Personally, West lost me when he decided he should be the next King of Pop after Michael Jackson died despite the fact that nobody thinks he deserves that honor besides Kanye West.

Another Reason To Love Gus Johnson

The only thing better than the Broncos' miraculous touchdown to beat Cincinnati yesterday was Gus Johnson's awesome call of the play. I mean, if there's one person you want calling a game-winning fluke 87-yard touchdown, it's Gus Johnson. This, however, is still my favorite Johnson call.

Random Links We Liked

Goodbite has the eight most disturbing looking foods in America. ... In honor of Michaela Watkins, here are 21 other SNL cast members who lasted only one season. ... Cybil Shepherd dated Elvis back in the day, but didn't like his drug habit. In other news, Cybil Shepherd is really old. ... Here are 27 movies about making movies. ... It's amazing how many people don't know how to properly use a gas station.

More Links On Twitter And Facebook

When I'm not filling in for Jimmy, I run SI's Vault. Follow me on Twitter for random old sports pics, including this 1982 shot of Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins hanging out in Dean Smith's office, or this 1996 photo of Tiger Woods about to kill his tailor. Also, you should follow Jimmy on Twitter and join the Hot Clicks Facebook group for more links and videos that don't make Hot Clicks.

Cris Collinsworth Video Of The Day
If you haven't seen it yet, this 1984 news feature on single football players featuring Cris Collinsworth may be the most entertaining video ever. Stick around for the end when he preaches the merits of dumb girls.
Tennis Tantrum Video Of The Day
In honor of Serena's blowup on Saturday, here is John McEnroe going off on an umpire. (Warning: strong language.)
Dogs Meet Law And Order Video Of The Day
I have no idea why, but some dogs, including "Logan" in the video below, completely freak out to the Law and Order theme song. I can't tell if they love it or hate it, but it's pretty funny.
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