Fans fed up with Fox broadcast team: Hot Clicks
Fans Fed Up With Fox Follies
Maybe it was because I had Florida with the money line last night, but I didn't really get that angry with the broadcast team of Thom Brennaman and Charles Davis. However, you guys did -- and so did the bloggers. Reader Dave, of Tulsa, Okla., chimed in right after the game, saying "The announcers for tonight's game were horrible...horrible! I would expect that kind of announcing talent in a Rice/UTEP matchup, not the National Title game. I put the television on mute multiple times. Absolutely no talent, Fox should be ashamed. Fox couldn't even figure out where Tebow's girlfriend was seated, worthless b------s." Not to be outdone, reader Kent, of Fargo, N.D., e-mailed this earlier today: "Is it just me or did the announcers in the title game want to bring Tebow up to the booth and perform [sex act deleted] or something like that? They can't stop talking about how you would be a better person if you met him." Kent went on to say many other things that couldn't be printed. As for the blogosphere, AOL Fanhouse's headline says "BCS National Championship 2009: Thom Brennaman Forces Mute Buttons to Work." The Interception King cites Fox all over the place in this article titled "Five reasons why that might have been the worst title game ever." And the Big Lead says "Can someone please check Thom Brennaman's identification? Seriously. We'd like to see his social security card and passport. We firmly believe he is in some way related to Mountain-Mover/QB Tim Tebow." For those of you still upset with the broadcast -- or for Florida fans who just want to keep celebrating another national title -- here's one of the best Cheerleader of the Week galleries SI.com has ever done -- Florida's Britany Raymond.
Speaking Of Announcers...
CBS' Tim Brando went nuts on an Auburn fan during a radio show on Wednesday -- and it was AWESOME.
Corky Simpson's Side Of The Story
NBA Look Alike Quiz
Can you figure out which celebrities look like current NBA stars?
Time To Start Plugging Friday Night Lights Again
I won't stop begging you to watch the show, which ends it's run on DirecTV next Wednesday, but starts the season all over again on NBC one week from today. But I'm not bribing you with Minka Kelly pictures today. Instead, I'm bribing you with pictures of Adrianne Palicki, who plays Tyra.
A very funny look at the fictional hometowns of pro wrestlers ... When did Julio Iglesias become a wide receiver? ... Hot betting trends for this weekend's NFL action. ... 20 Hilarious Newspaper Clippings.
E-Mail Of The Day
Earlier this week, the blogosphere was abuzz about Colt McCoy's girlfriend, who got plenty of airtime on Fox during Tuesday's Fiesta Bowl. Rebecca Manney, of Weatherford, Okla., e-mailed to say "Sure Colt McCoy and his girlfriend stole the Longhorn spotlight at the Fiesta Bowl, but let's not forget about the Texas Mullet Guy." Gary Streeting, of St. Louis, Mo., and Rehan, of Austin, Texas, both wanted to share even more pics of McCoy's lovely girlfriend by sending this link. And then there's Shane, of Houston, who didn't send a link or make a request. He just wanted to vent. And he did so in classic fashion, saying: "Colt McCoy goes to a school of 55,000 students. They know who Colt is. His girlfriend attends Baylor, my alma mater, 100 miles up I-35 which has around 14,000 students. No one at Baylor has seen a decent football player in 10+ years (that will change with our current QB, but back to the point). He is like the big city boy moving to the small town and everyone thinks he is the cats pajamas. Why can't he pick from his own litter versus tainting the beautiful girls attending Baptist U in Waco!?!"
Fresh Items On Facebook
We finally updated our Hot Clicks Facebook Group with new links. Check 'em out.
Gators only ones smiling after BCS title game ... Best bowl game trophies and Gatorade baths ... You do not want to mess with Tim Brando ... Video: Behind-the-scenes with Baby Mangino.
Sports Video Of The Day
The Arizona Cardinals are always home by this time of the season, but I'm glad they're still around this year because they're providing some great material. First off, defensive end Bertrand Berry walks around with a $20,000 WWE-style belt to celebrate the fact that he's the team leader in sacks. Second, Darnell Dockett's nickname is "fart box." Last -- and certainly not least -- is this clip, which features an interesting celebration and a VERY frisky referee. (Thanks to Brent, of Midland, Texas, for the tip.)
Commercial Of The Day
A few weeks back, I posted a commercial for "Jones' Big Ass Truck Rental & Storage." Well, Christmas has come late for all of us, because Jones is back with a sequel. (Thanks to Tim Salyers, of Fairfax, Va., for the link.)
Howard Stern Video Of The Day
Over the Christmas break, I listened to about 900 hours of the History of Howard Stern on Sirius. One of the clips they played was the first time Baba Booey was said on the show. Here's how one of the most famous nicknames in the world was born.
Have A Link, Comment or Question For Us?
More Extra Mustard