It always creates some major buzz on the interwebs when an athlete hooks up with or confirms a legit relationship with a high-profile somebody. Seriously, the coverage of the dating life of Yankees legend Derek Jeter alone could fill a book. A big one.
Derek Jeter hooking up with another stunning, beautiful actress is guaranteed to grab headlines, but not nearly as many headlines as if he were dating someone like Jane Fonda, for example.
For whatever reason, many of us like to know all the private-life details of athletes and celebrities. Maybe we're all pathetic losers, but I think it has more to do with morbid curiosity. It's just human nature to gawk at a car crash, as ugly as it may be, and the same goes for ridiculous celebrity couplings.
Let's gawk at 15 of the most improbable and ridiculous hookups in sports history. And if you've got the goods on one I missed, lay it on me in the comments section.