Tom Brady regained his high-five mojo in the Patriots 55-31 victory over the Steelers … I’m still trying to figure out how Adrian Peterson scored on this play … Colts WR Reggie Wayne missed his first game since 2001, but his uniform still made the flight to Houston … Panthers RB Mike Tolbert brought back “The Dirty Bird” touchdown dance … Vikings DE Brian Robison also had a memorable celebration … Cowboys WR Dez Bryant got an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, much to the amusement of Jared Allen … Jerry Rice and Randy Moss had a somewhat bizarre Twitter fight … Darrelle Revis admitted he’d rather be rich in Tampa than with the Jets.
In Legal News
A Royals fan was hit in the eye by a hot dog thrown by Sluggerrr, the team’s mascot. The fan sued and lost, won on appeal and the case is currently in front of the Missouri Supreme Court.
Hot Clicks/Anchorman Giveaway
As the Dec. 20 premiere of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues draws closer, Hot Clicks is proud to debut this poster of our favorite sportscaster, Champ Kind. We also have a couple Blue-Ray copies of the original Anchorman to give away. The first two people who email me (email@example.com) Champ’s catch phrase will get them. Please make the subject line “Champ.”
Update (11:34 a.m.): Contest is over. Winners will be notified. Thanks for playing.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
I love finding an LLOD who Jimmy never featured. Emma Rose may be the best one yet.
Bills coach Doug Marrone was so frustrated by the Bills loss yesterday, he refused to pet his dog. Speaking of dogs, the Hot Clicks Halloween Dog Costume Contest is over. I’ll be posting the pics tomorrow and picking the 10 winners. Stay tuned…
Timur Gareev, the third-ranked chess player in the U.S., went to a Chicago jail on Friday and beat 10 inmates in two hours. Also worth noting: He was blindfolded the entire time.
SI Vault Photo of the Day
Sunday was National Sandwich Day. In honor of this important event, here’s a gallery of Dick Vitale and other athletes with sandwiches. For more old and/or embarrassing photos of pro athletes, follow the @SI_Vault Twitter feed (as well as my personal feed @AndyGray35).
Odds and Ends
This New York Times piece on Alex Rodriguez is a must read … Kentucky tight end Steve Borden caught a touchdown pass in the Wildcats’ 48-14 victory over Alabama State on Saturday. You may know Borden as the son of pro wrestler Sting … Dallas’ Paul Quinn College is thriving after eliminating its football program and replacing the field with a farm … A Knicks fan showed up to MSG with a misspelled Walt Frazier jersey.
World Series Video Of The Day
The fine folks at OYO Sportstoys made this great video of the Red Sox winning the World Series.
Gross Out Hockey Video Of The Day
Panthers winger Krystofer Barch pulls out his tooth during Friday’s game against the Capitals and pretends to throw it to the crowd.
John Clayton Video Of The Day
The ESPN NFL analyst went to a Slayer concert in Seattle and hung out with the band. Here are the members of Slayer discussing Clayton’s famous SportsCenter commercial.