At the culmination of the 50th iteration of one of America's biggest sporting spectacle and holiday event, the Super Bowl, the millions of fans watching across the globe have all been witnesses as American Football Conference's Denver Broncos thrashed National Football Conference's Carolina Panthers, 24–10, to bag the Tiffany & Co.-designed Vince Lombardi Championship Trophy.
As grand as the Super Bowl games are, it's not just the competition itself that keeps people lured into their televisions during that one Sunday in February. Just as much huge a draw is the highly-anticipated performance during the halftime break.
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As Jeremy Lin prepares to take a starting role in the 2016-17 season, he looked back at the NBA players who made lasting impacts on his basketball career. The Brooklyn Nets point guard revealed that his former teammates Kemba Walker, Marvin Williams, Landry Fields and Jared Jeffries are among the NBA stars who influenced him.
New York Knicks Teammates
In a Nets training camp interview broadcasted on Facebook Live, Lin was asked if there is any NBA player he has played with who influenced him. The 28-year-old Harvard graduate said there are many NBA stars who made an impact on his career and among them are Fields and Jeffries, his Knicks teammates in the 2011-12 season. more >>
For a rookie head coach to be able to take the helm of a franchise led by no less than the best basketball player on the planet today, and steer them to a championship against a formidable and record-setting opponent that has just won the title the previous year, Tyronn Lue of the Cleveland Cavaliers has already made quite a name for himself.
It's no secret that one of the greatest attributes of a good coach in any sport is his knack for motivating his squad when the odds are stacked against them. And, Coach Lue knows exactly how to do it.
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The New York Knicks have bigger goals in the 2016-17 NBA season. Forward Carmelo Anthony and center Joakim Noah revealed that they are focused on toppling their biggest obstacle in the Eastern Conference – LeBron James and his championship-winning squad.
Knicks' Ultimate Goal
A lot of legendary runs in basketball come in fives. Basketball tournaments have their "Mythical Five"; the Michigan Wolverines college team had their Fab Five stars, and All-NBA teams had five of the best players of the season.
The 2016 NFL season, however, is witness to the rise of five noteworthy teams; all of which had not lost a single game in three weeks so far. Only two of the 3-0 teams will play in Week 4, with the possibility of stretching to 4-0 against light competition.
The idea of a super-bout between two of the brightest stars in combat sports today colliding against each other has started to pick up some steam earlier this year after reports that Mayweather offered Conor a whopping $50 million for a New Year's Eve match in Las Vegas.
And now, there's Conor McGregor teasing the fans at UFC 205 press conference when asked about who he thinks deserve a shot at him, granting he successfully wrestles the title away from the lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez come November 12.
His answer: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. And, the pipe dream is alive again. more >>