Dwight Howard nearly went Bruce Lee on a Clippers fan Monday night. The Rockets center was heading to the locker room following a loss when he was nailed in the head with a basketball thrown from the stands. Howard alerted security, who watched the tape and decided not to press charges against the thrower. I wonder why a basketball fan in Los Angeles would dislike Howard.
Free Bacon for Women’s Basketball
The Kansas State women’s basketball team has an interesting way of attracting fans to its opener against Tennessee on Friday: It is giving free bacon to everyone in attendance.
Teacher of the Year
There are teachers and then there are teachers who spin basketballs on top of pencils while grading papers. I want my (unborn) kids to be educated by the latter, wherever he may be.
Lovely Lady Roundup
Dani Mathers is a model from California who should be on your radar … Boyd from Salt Lake City wrote in to complain about Jimmy never featuring Rosalee Ochoa. Let me rectify that … Eiza Gonzalez sizzles in the latest issue of GQ Mexico.
Want To Buy Michael Jordan’s Nine Bedroom Chicago Mansion?
Bad Celebration Moments
Alex Ovechkin was so excited about Tom Wilson‘s performance in the Capitals’ 6-2 victory over the Islanders, he nearly injured the rookie giving him a shaving cream pie after the game.
Photo Gallery of the Day
In this week’s issue, SI sent a reporter to Seattle to spend a Sunday at CenturyLink Field and see if the Seahawks really have the league’s best fans. Here’s are photos of Seattle’s fans in action.
From the World of Unfortunate Typos
Rays OF Wil Myers is a finalist for Rookie of the Rear.
Odds and Ends
Magic rookie Victor Oladipo is not only a favorite to win Rookie of the Year, but also he could probably go on The Voice next season and win that, too … Barcelona star Barcelona star Neymar is begging fans to stop calling him in the middle of the night … This LSU helmet will appeal to the Duck Dynasty crowd.
Screen Pass of the Day
Running back Randolph Zleh of Mount Pleasant High (Providence, R.I.) should’ve been tackled a dozen times during this play against East Greenwich High (East Greenwich, R.I.). Thanks to Yahoo’s Prep Rally Blog for the link.
John Elway Video of the Day
John Elway will have his No. 7 retired at Stanford on Friday. Here’s a look back at one of his most memorable performances.
Wedding Dance of the Day
I got married in June. I really regret not inviting this woman.