Ten Other Instances of "Sloppy Seconds"
And that got me to thinking. Lots of athletes date beautiful and famous women, and usually, the woman has dated somebody else famous before she dates the athlete. So I did some looking around, and as a result, I'm going to present you with ten other instances of what Avery called "sloppy seconds."
10. Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett is engaged to Kendra Wilkinson, who was with Hugh Hefner before she hooked up with Bassett.
9. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brad Penny dated actress Alyssa Milano several years ago. But before she hooked up with Penny, Milano dated then-Oakland A's pitcher Barry Zito.
8. Milano dated Zito after she finished with then-Florida Marlins pitcher Carl Pavano.
7. Ladies man and overrated New York Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is currently dating Friday Night Lights actress Minka Kelly. But before Jeter, Kelly dated singer John Mayer.
6. Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade is dating actress Gabrielle Union who previously dated Jeter.
5. Cyclist Lance Armstrong was formerly engaged to singer Sheryl Crow, who had previously hooked up with rock god Eric Clapton.
4. Armstrong also briefly dated Ashley Olsen, who had previously dated actor Jared Leto.
3. New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is currently involved with supermodel Gisele Bundchen. But before Brady, Gisele dated actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
2. New York Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez is currently involved with Madonna, who is divorcing director Guy Ritchie and has, in the past, been involved with athletes like Dennis Rodman and Jose Canseco.
1. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is involved with Jessica Simpson who was previously married to Nick Lachey.
-- John Royal