Bracket Bonanza Begins
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In what has become an annual tradition, Hot Clicks will be bombarded with all kinds of brackets this week. I wanted to come out of the gates strong and make the first one I linked to a special one. Thunder Treats' Cougar Madness bracket fits that bill, simply because it features Salma Hayek.
A Barrage Of BangsYou must check out HBO's Jim Lampley's play-by-play during Manny Pacquiao's win over Joshua Clottey on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer :: Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesAndre Agassi and Rafael Nadal took on Pete Sampras and Roger Federer at a charity event over the weekend. One of the highlights was that the players were mike'd during action, which came in handy as Agassi and Sampras razzed each other during the match. In fact, the razzing quickly turned to awkward uncomfortableness as Sampras got irked when Agassi called him out for being a crappy tipper.
Fanaticism Pays OffYou have to read this story to get the full gist of it, but I'll just tell you this: A Packers fan sold his blood for tickets and in the process saved his life.
He's All Yours, Red Sox FansFor years, Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan was a staple at Yankees games, where he'd drag out a loooong rendition of God Bless America during the seventh-inning stretch. Tynan was fired last October, however, after allegedly making an anti-Semitic remark. But it seems Tynan has found a new allegiance.
Sports Video Of The DayDuke's Kyle Singler went flying into ESPN's Dan Shulman during yesterday's ACC championship game. Unfortunately, all I could find on YouTube was the clip from the Raycom Sports feed. If anyone has a clip from ESPN's broadcast, please send it along because I heard Shulman's partner, Dick Vitale, had quite the reaction to the collision.