Tuesday’s A.M. Hot Clicks: Hailey Clauson; Westminster Dog Show Snacks
Here's What Good Dogs Snack On
The Westminster Dog Show is this week, and if you're not watching, you're missing out on fun facts like this:
THIS DOG EATS CHICKEN AND WAFFLES pic.twitter.com/3aTDs1CF03
— SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) February 14, 2017
Other favorite snacks of the canine elite include potato chips, pizza and Cheetos.
Best in Show will be crowned Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, so the contestants are probably carbo-loading as we speak.
UConn Women Hit 100 Straight Wins
Monday night's overtime win against No. 6 South Carolina gave the Huskies a big round number to put an exclamation point on an already-historic season. Here's a closer look at their dominance from the New York Times.
G is the New D
The NBA announced Tuesday morning that starting next season, the NBA D-League will be known as the NBA Gatorade League (NBA G-League). Really. From the looks of the below photo, this apparently means basketball players will begin funneling sugar water directly down their gullets in hopes of reaching the peak of their profession. (Don't tell me those tubes aren't for Gatorade.)
NBA’s minor leaguers will be first to test out new Gatorade performance tech https://t.co/P9MtImQ20F
— FastCoNews (@FastCoNews) February 14, 2017
NBA Brings in the Big Guns
Adam Silver conferenced in Michael Jordan on Monday to help mediate a discussion between Charles Oakley and Knicks owner James Dolan after last week's incident at MSG. Details of the meeting are fuzzy, but Oakley told the NY Daily News that an immediate resolution would be difficult because “some of the things that were said about me hurt.”
Hailey Clauson: Lovely Lady of the Day
Today's throwback Lovely Lady is last year's SI Swimsuit cover model Hailey Clauson, who makes her third straight appearance in the issue this year. (Click here for full-size gallery.)
Speaking of SI Swimsuit…
It's almost time.
— Sports Illustrated Swimsuit (@SI_Swimsuit) February 14, 2017
Two Decades of Winning
As a lifetime Bullets/Wizards fan, all I can say is, sigh.
Spurs are 42-13, guaranteeing San Antonio a 20th straight winning season – now the longest streak of winning seasons in NBA history.
— Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) February 14, 2017
This Was Pretty Fancy
Speaking of the Wizards, though…they're on fire right now.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 14, 2017
Bryce Harper is a Cowboys Fan
— Def Pen Sports (@DefPenSports) February 14, 2017
Nats fans are not pleased, to say the least.
Odds & Ends
The Bachelor/Bachelorette finally casts a black lead … Warriors eat “humble cupcake” after blowout loss to Nuggets … Gerry Sandusky is still not Jerry Sandusky … Youth basketball team forfeits in protest after league kicks out two girls … Grammys draws biggest audience since 2014 … Reward offered after 1,000 pound chicken stolen in North Carolina … The Obamas are hiring interns … Guess the dog breed by the paws.
Adorable Beagle Too Distracted to Compete
In a way, we are all Mia the Beagle.
Happy Valentine's Day
Tips For A Romantic Valentine's Day pic.twitter.com/FPUIzYwMnL
— The Onion (@TheOnion) February 14, 2017
Here's a Love Song
Doesn't get much better than this one.
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