Classic NFL Photos
It was announced this week that Neil Leifer will become the first photographer inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Leifer started shooting for SI as a 16-year-old in 1958 and went on to capture some of the most iconic images in sports. Our photo editors collected some of Leifer’s most iconic boxing images but since I like football 200 times more than boxing, I put together some of his classic NFL images for the gallery above.
When Athletes Are Bored
Roy Hibbert locked guard C.J. Watson in the bathroom during the Pacers bus ride from Houston to San Antonio. That’s better than having baby powder poured on your head while you’re asleep. Just ask Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu.
Mike Ditka’s Monster Sausage and Other Product Endorsements
Lovely Lady Round-Up
Guyism came out with a list of the 50 sexiest videos of 2013, which introduced me to Jessica Rafalowski … Kelly Scem is another lovely lady to put on your radar … Is Crystal Icardi the hottest 49ers fan?
Can Newton Loves His Gum
The Panthers quarterback credited Wrigley’s Winterfresh Chewing Gum for his success this season and help getting “through the adverse times.”
Important WAG News
San Francisco tight end Garrett Celek is engaged to former Hooters calendar model Sarah Hinton. Busted Coverage has the news (and by news, I mean photos of Hinton).
The Jets may be 5-7 and on a three-game losing streak, but at least head coach Rex Ryan still has a sense of humor. Ryan fell to the ground and cracked a few jokes after a loud noise that sounded like machine gun fire interrupted his press conference. And while we’re on the subject of funny coach press conferences, here’s Mike Gundy‘s epic “I’m a man. I’m 40″ rant from 2007.
Odds and Ends
Houston-area fans of the show Scandal are not happy about the Thursday night NFL game … Mark Cuban took a dig at the Nets … Nationals pitcher Doug Fister, due to make $7 million next season, is renovating his own bathroom … Should David Ortiz win SI Sportsman of the Year?
College Football Video of the Day
Florida State ball boy, Frankie (a.k.a. – Red Lightning), gets his own highlight video.
No More Mr. Nice Guy
The mild-mannered Kevin Durant exchanges words with a fan during last night’s Thunder-Blazers game.
Magic Johnson discussed his promiscuity in the 1980s during an appearance on Oprah Winfrey’s Next Chapter.