Week In Review: So Long, Simona Halep’s Hooters

• Romanian teen tennis player Simona Halep goes through on her threat to get a breast reduction. We’ll never look at her the same way again.

Simona Halep's First Photo After Breast Reduction Surgery

• Chiefs RB Larry Johnson spends his offseason in Las Vegas, where he’s buying large champagne bottles for some thirsty ladies.

• The Ultimate Warrior shares his thoughts on the late Michael Jackson.

• Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers grabs himself a girlfriend in gorgeous grapefruit heiress Julie Henderson.

• Italian swimmer Flavia Zoccari feels more cheeky than usual, as her swimsuit splits at the seat during a meet.

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Ultimate Warrior Goes Wacko On The Late Jacko

• The Ultimate Warrior is nice enough to add his two ultimate cents on the dearly departed Michael Jackson.

Ultimate Warrior Michael Jackson

Christian Laettner is being sued by Shawne Merriman. CL better get a good lawyer and an even better bodyguard.

• A Texas Longhorns lineman learns the hard way why you shouldn’t text & drive by plowing into a co-ed’s apartment.

• An Aussie rugby coach is serious enough about drunken behavior on his team that he fines himself $10,000 for stumbling into the wrong hotel room.

Larry Johnson shows he can treat the ladies right by buying some gals in Vegas a really big champagne bottle.

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Daniela H. Completes SI Swimsuit Tennis Trifecta

Last week, we presented some photographic proof of Maria Kirilenko & Tatiana Golovin taking off their tennis dresses for some good ol’ fashioned Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoots. But I would be remiss if I didn’t also acknowledge that there was a third tennis temptress who put down her racket and put on a bikini: Daniela Hantuchova.

Daniela Hantuchova

Sadly, the Slovak sweetie’s sojourn in this year’s Wimbledon came to an abrupt end with a 6-3, 6-1 shellacking at the hands of Serena Williams. But let us not dwell on such disappointment for Daniela. Maybe some more hot shots of Hantuchova will cheer us all up:

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New SI Swimsuit Issue Photos Appear On CBS-TV

UPDATE (2/9/09): Turns out the photos weren’t leaked - they were screen shots from a profile on SI photog Walter Iooss on CBS News Sunday Morning yesterday. That not-so-minor detail wasn’t mentioned by the tennis website that posted the screen shots.

From the show’s website recap:

For almost half a century, Walter Iooss has been photographing the world’s greatest athletes, and his photos have graced the cover of Sports Illustrated more than 300 times. He’s shot pictures of everyone from Joe Namath to Muhammad Ali to Michael Jordan to Usain Bolt.

But he finds that what really brings him attention is his work for Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue. (The 2009 issue comes out this week.) Correspondent Russ Mitchell, will talk with Iooss about his most memorable photos, his attempts to capture what he considers the moments in sports when time stands still, and the photos that his subjects weren’t so happy with.

Now for my original post on the matter:

You may remember SbB breaking the news on New Year’s Eve that two tennis players will appear in the upcoming SPORTS ILLUSTRATED swimsuit issue: Tatiana Golovin and Maria Kirilenko. The issue drops Tuesday, and a tennis website has obtained a couple advance photos from their shoot.

Daniela Hantuchova My Gawd What a Hottie

(Leak: SI Swimsuit Issue will now include this jaw-dropping beauty)

From those crappy scans we also learn that a third tennis player will be featured in the issue. And she’s very, very, VERY attractive.

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