December 13, 2010
It's Gotta Be The Shoes
Chicago Bliss :: Getty Images

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This 1986 photo shows Michael Jordan taking a jump shot against the Celtics. It also features the iconic Bulls guard wearing the original Air Jordans. It's been 25 years, and the Air Jordan brand is still going strong as Nike just released photos and details of the Air Jordan 2011. Coed Magazine also has a good pictorial history of the famous sneaker.
More Tales From Clipperland
If you needed any more proof that the Clippers are the worst franchise in professional sports, team owner Donald Sterling has gotten into the habit of taunting Baron Davis, one of his own players.
MMA v. Boxing: The Battle Scars
The battle between boxing and MMA continues to be a hot topic, but let's just compare the battle scars of two recent fights. First, there is Josh Koscheck's broken orbital bone, which he suffered on Saturday during a loss to Georges St. Pierre. Second, we present Antonio Margarito's busted eye, which he received during last month's fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Alexis Thorpe :: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Ladies and gentlemen, Alexis Thorpe (thanks to Jay Gluskin of Needham, Mass. for the tip).
Poor Paterno
Joe Paterno has been the head coach at Penn State since 1966, and I'm guessing in the 45 years since, he's never had a radio interview go as bad as this did. For the JoePa fans reading this, here is a gallery of rare photos of the Penn State coach.
Need a Christmas Gift Idea?
You can't go wrong with the Gus Johnson "Rise and Fire" T-shirt.
SI Vault Photo of the Day
My job isn't just filling in for Jimmy on Hot Clicks when he decided to take a day off. I also run the SI Vault and like to post old, funny photos to the SI Vault Twitter feed. And it doesn't get worse than this picture of a young Sylvester Stallone getting his morning paper while wearing embarrassingly small underwear.
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Hockey Fight Video Of The Day
Washington superstar Alex Ovechkin goes after Brandon Dubinsky of the Rangers.

Bengals Song Of The Day
The great Ryan Parker comes through with another great song - this time for Bengals owner Mike Brown.

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