This Should Be Interesting
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will host the inaugural “Citi Rob Gronkowski Football 101 Women’s Clinic” next month. For $99, participants will drink Gronk-tinis, work on their football fundamentals and even compete in a skills competition. No word if Bibi Jones will be on hand for the festivities.
Get These Fans a GPS
Fans of the Bosnian soccer team wanted to support their squad in their World Cup qualifying match against Lithuania last week. Unfortunately, they got confused and ended up in Latvia instead.
Gilbert Arenas Continues to Rule
TMZ caught up with Gilbert Arenas and asked him about Yahoo ranking him No. 1 in its list of 12 worst contracts of the 21st century. His reaction, caught on video, was tremendous: “I’m number one? Of all time? Well, it could be … I’m not arguing that it’s not.” He then pointed out that he could “spend every penny I have in the bank and I still have $38 million coming.”
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Feel Good Item of the Day
Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins surprised a walk-on by giving him a full scholarship, announcing it in front of the team. The video also includes Collins telling his mom and sister. Is it dusty in here?
Getting Started on Their Second Careers
Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will return to Portlandia this season after first appearing on the show in Feb. 2012. Also, Rangers pitcher Derek Holland will appear in the opening scene of Dumb and Dumber To.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Major congrats to SI Swimsuit model Genevieve Morton for her No. 5 ranking in Coed Magazine’s list of 60 best natural breasts of 2013. I did some boots-on-the-ground reporting and reached out to Genevieve about this honor. “I’m glad they thought of me,” she said. “Having seen my own breasts many times, I concur.”
Speaking of Awards
Odds and Ends
Here’s a gallery of Boston Mayor Tom Menino’s sports gaffes (the latest coming Tuesday when he told reporters he hopes Boston wins the “World Series Cup”) … Jimmy’s favorite Twitter account – a Mike Francesa parody feed – may get shut down by the very man it is parodying … Jackson State is suing Grambling for forfeiting last Saturday’s game, which happened to also be Jackson State’s homecoming … Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe went hiking with his wife. A hilarious tweet ensued.
Bella Twins Of The Day
I am enormous fan of the Bella Twins, so when they pulled a prank on the Jimmy Kimmel Show, I had to link to it.
Cosmo Kramer Video Of The Day
Mental Floss has an amazing collection of 27 actors who got their start on Miami Vice. Included in the list is Michael Richards (aka – Cosmo Kramer), who plays a bookie in this episode from the show’s second season.