Athletes And Rap
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On the heels of Ron Artest's latest foray into the music world, Youbeenblinded.com has picked the best and worst rap performances by athletes. Not surprisingly, The Super Bowl Shuffle scored high marks since it is nothing short of awesome. On the opposite end of the spectrum is Kobe Bryant's pathetic attempt at hip-hop. Not to nitpick, but any list of athletes rapping begins and ends with Randy "Macho Man" Savage. Ohh, yeahhh!
Lovely Lady of the Day
Amanda Righetti :: Jon Kopaloff/Getty ImagesYou gotta hand it to the guys at BroBible. When most people compile a list of Entourage hotties, it includes Emmanuelle Chriqui, Leighton Meester and maybe Ari's wife, Perrey Reeves. But BroBible took it to another level, finding photos of the 100 hottest women who have appeared on the show, separated by season. Included in that list is the lovely Amanda Righetti, who played a jewelry store saleswoman Vince got up close and personal with.
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The Great SI Vault Twitter Avatar ContestWhen I'm not filling in for Jimmy, I run the SI Vault, Sports Illustrated's complete online archive. I also run the SI Vault Twitter feed, where you can go for funny/embarrassing photos such as Manute Bol boxing William "The Refrigerator" Perry or Punky Brewster posing with Marvin Hagler. This morning I asked for help with a new avatar pic, with the only rule being the athlete must have a good mullet or unique facial hair. After pouring through your e-mails, I'm proud to announce the winner -- Oscar Gamble. Thanks to everyone for writing in.
Pat Tillman Video Of The DayHere's the trailer for the new Pat Tillman movie.
Old School Vlade Divac Video Of The DayI'm guessing Vlade stopped using Schick since he was never seen without a beard again.
Biking Video Of The DayI have to give this girl credit -- at least she can laugh at herself.