July 24, 2008
By Jimmy Traina
Sports Illustrated Vs. Victoria's Secret
Isabeli Fontana :: Stewart Shining/SI

Since we get paid by SI, we don't want to be accused of tipping the scales in what we think is the most intense showdown you'll ever see. So we're just gonna copy and paste from CoEdMagazine.com: "In the world of earth-shattering sexiness, no publications pump out hotter pictures of hotter babes than Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue and the bootylicious pages of the Victoria's Secret catalog. Landing a spot in either one is the Golden Ticket of the modeling world -- only the luckiest and the best make it in. So we've compiled all the models who've been lucky enough to rock the pages of both, and set them up against themselves in the sexiest head-to-head this side of heaven. You decide which publication takes the hotness to a higher level."

What Happened To Just Bat Day?

You can always count on Minor League teams to come up with unique theme nights. The Lowell Spinners, the Red Sox Class A affiliate, are proving that by holding Politically Correct and Politically Incorrect Night over the next two evenings.

True Phillie Phanatics

Not only did a couple recently get married at Citizens Bank Ballpark, but the bride and groom wore red Chuck Taylors, the wedding party wore Phillies caps and the ringbearers wore Phillies uniforms.

Who Will Bore Us On Feb. 1, 2009?
Jay Z :: Jim Dyson/Getty Images

FoodCourtLunch.com sent us an e-mail that said: "Jimmy, it's never too early to put odds on the Super Bowl halftime show. We agree. Here is your list of potential acts, with pro and cons on each one.

Artists At Work

In honor of Greg Norman making a run at last week's British Open, PyleOfList.com looks at eight underrated chokers.

When Drinking Isn't Enough...

TheLoveOfSports.com looks at the Top 10 Best Bar Sports of all time.

Step Brothers Links

Gibbs 12 offers the Top 10 Sports Rivals Unlikely To Star In Step Brothers 2. ... NextRound.net comes up with the All-Time Repeatable Will Ferrell Lines. ... If you need to kill even more time at work today, put one of your friends (or yourself) in a clip from the movie.

Programming Note

We weren't expecting the strong reaction to the Wimpy Sports Team Names item from the past two days, but we have about a million (only a slight exaggeration) e-mails in our inbox that we need to compile, so we'll trot out another list some time next week. Many thanks to all of you who wrote in. Here's one entry to whet your appetite from George Flatau, of Nashville: "Here in the Nashville area, the private Webb School (in Bell Buckle, Tenn., no less) is nicknamed "The Feet." That's right, "The Webb Feet."

Campus Clicks
North Carolina, Syracuse :: Cliff Welch/Icon SMI, Jerome Davis/Icon SMI

What College Did I Go To? (ESPN edition) ... Adding all players from 120 D-1 schools to NCAA Football 09 ... Huskies respond to Seattle Times ... Top party schools ... Video: Back-Flip Catch.

Beach Volleyball Pics On Facebook

For links and videos that don't make Hot Clicks -- such as a gallery of beach volleyball pictures -- join our Facebook group.

Sports Video Of The Day

Ben, of Charleston, S.C., sends us this compilation of big rugby hits.

Prank Video Of The Day

This is just so wrong.

Buffet Tribute Video Of The Day

Tuesday we posted a video of cheeses singing about cheese. Here's a much better video from the guys who put together that one. This one is about buffets. (Thanks to Mark Pileggi, of Toronto, for sending us the link.)

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