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Katy Perry Saves Idol
Katy Perry :: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images
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Jimmy is taking the day off and gave me the keys to the Hot Clicks car. If you're a fan of Katy Perry, that's a good thing. The buxom singer was a guest judge on American Idol Tuesday night and tore into fellow host Kara DioGuardi for being too nice, then threatened to throw a drink in her face. In the words of Cosmo Kramer, CATFIGHT!! Anyhow, Perry is now saying that she'd ditch her music career for a chance to permanently host Idol. If you find yourself wondering what all this has to do with sports, you clearly haven't seen this gallery of the connections between American Idol and sports.
Bad Choice of WordsIf Shawn Springs is looking for a post-NFL career in broadcasting, he got off on the wrong foot.
LeBron and Other Great High School Dunkers
LeBron James :: Stephen Dunn/Getty ImagesDuring last year's NBA Slam Dunk contest, LeBron James announced that he'd participate in the 2010 competition. Last week, he backtracked and decided against joining. So if watching Nate Robinson (again), Gerald Wallace, Shannon Brown and the winner of Friday's "dunk-in" between DeMar DeRozan and Eric Gordon doesn't get you excited, here are the top high school dunks of the decade, including a few LeBron slams from 2003.
Screech, Scandals and Saved by the BellAccording to claims from Dustin Diamond (aka, Screech), the set of Saved by the Bell more resembled a Cinemax After Dark movie than a Saturday morning NBC show. Of course, Diamond has been ostracized from the group which make his claims hard to believe. It's still a fun read, though.
Sports Video Of The DayMove over Picasso. This time-lapse video of an artist creating a six-foot portrait of Conan O'Brien using nothing but Cheetos is what true art is all about.
Good Will Hunting Of The DayFamous historian Howard Zinn passed away yesterday at the age of 87. If you're not familiar with his writing, perhaps you remember him from this famous scene in Good Will Hunting.
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