1. Jeremy Lin Gets Wish: Linsanity Drowned out by Fan Fervor for New York Knicks

    Jeremy Lin’s wish that excitement about the Knicks as a team would overshadow "Linsanity" took a big step toward fruition this evening as the Knicks downed the Cavs, 120-103, ...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 696 reads 0 comments

  2. Jeremy Lin Gets Chippy About Racially-Coded Commentary: Why That Is a Good Sign

    Jeremy Lin supposedly looked scared during the Heat 's scorching of the Knicks , but his chippy comments during the All-Star break about racially-coded commentary of his play shows that he is not backing down from anyone...

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  3. Jeremy Lin vs. LeBron James: How Linsanity Was Built on LeBron Decision

    When Jeremy Lin's New York Knicks take on LeBron James 's Miami Heat , it will be the first gripping scene of a plot written on the back of a misunderstood and misrepresented legend...

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  4. Jeremy Lin Flirts with Bad Double-Double as Knicks Lose to the Hornets

    New York Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni had a run-and-gun system in Phoenix known as "seven seconds or less," and he is going to have to implement a seven-turnover-or-less rule ...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 757 reads 5 comments

  5. Jeremy Lin and His Shooting Coach: Life Lessons from a Court

    Jeremy Lin had a shooting coach this summer who apparently has a Midas touch, because Lin has struck gold...

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  6. 'Linsanity' Has Landry Fields Praising Jeremy Lin and God

    On "Asian Heritage Night" in Toronto, Jeremy Lin launched a game-winning three to sink the Raptors and confirm the belief of at least one of his teammates that there are supernatural roots to the ever-sprouting fruit of Linsanity...

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  7. Jeremy Lin and Amar'e Stoudemire: Why Linsanity Should Take a Backseat

    Jeremy Lin and Amar’e Stoudemire are religious athletes familiar with the biblical admonition to “rejoice with those who rejoice and mourn with those who mourn...

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  8. Jeremy Lin Had a Counterpart in France Long Before Tebow

    For an illuminating cross-sport comparison with Jeremy Lin , you need to bypass all that Tebowing on the gridiron and head back to a dusty swirl of French clay, where an Asian-American teenager has just shocked the tennis world...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 2,116 reads 2 comments

  9. Jeremy Lin and Former Coach Keith Smart Entwined in Unlikely Success Stories

    Jeremy Lin ’s sudden success with the New York Knicks has cast a shadow of suspicion over every previous NBA coach and team that didn’t give him a shot, but Keith ...

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  10. Jeremy Lin Continues to Make Magic as Knicks Trounce Washington Wizards

    The New York Knicks have played a lot of ugly basketball this year, but new starting point guard Jeremy Lin ’s mix of slash-and-dish, slash-and-finish play evokes superlatives ...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 1,102 reads 0 comments

  11. Tim Tebow and Denver Broncos: 3 Pre-Game Hype Songs Against the Patriots

    From Jimmy Fallon's surreal Bowie-Tebow hybrid , to John Parrs' " Tim Tebow's Fire ," Tim Tebow has become a muse for musical ingenuity. In playoff action, though, we need more than '80s remakes or comedic crooners to fire flames of Bronco fan passion..

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  12. Tim Tebow Without a Girlfriend: Sexless and Tearless

    When Tim Tebow was in college, a sexless admission dropped the collective jaws of a room full of reporters...

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  13. Tim Tebow and John 3:16: Scholar's New Sighting from Pre-Playoff Bronco Action

    Some were stupefied by Tim Tebow ’s 316 passing yard total in his first playoff game; others thought it was just plain stupid to conclude that God was sending biblical messages via the Broncos quarterback...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 1,633 reads 1 comments

  14. Delonte West, Metta World Peace and a "Tim Tebow Psychosis?"

    NBA championships and mental illness go together like Tim Tebow and John 3:16. Tebow has thrown that biblical verse about God’s love for the world into the twittersphere...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 1,020 reads 1 comments

  15. Tim Tebow: ESPN Tackles Racial "Resentment" of Tebow, Misses the Black Church

    When ESPN’s First Take tackled African-American resentment of Tim Tebow , they missed a key contributor to that discussion, the Black Church...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 6,404 reads 18 comments

  16. Tim Tebow God-Talk Could Be Elevated by Troy Polamalu

    If Pittsburgh Steeler safety Troy Polamalu gets to tackle the Bronco’s QB in the first round of the playoffs, he won’t “Tebow,” but he might cross himself...

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  17. Tim Tebow Reality Show with Denver Broncos Has a Playoff Twist

    Fans of various affiliations are treating the first-round playoff matchup between the Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers as if the ending were already leaked on the internet...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 767 reads 3 comments

  18. Denver Broncos and Tim Tebow Make Playoffs Thanks to Another Religious QB

    Well, Skip Bayless was right that the Denver Broncos would make the playoffs with Tim Tebow at the helm, but he was wrong about Tebow’s inherent propensity to win...

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  19. Bill Maher Against Tim Tebow: Empathy for the Comedian

    As a Tim Tebow fan and a Christian I am in the uncomfortable position of defending Bill Maher for a moment, so that I can introduce you (and maybe him) to an eight-year-old football savant...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 1,440 reads 8 comments

  20. Tim Tebow vs. Kyle Orton: Battle of the Scapegoats, Showcase of the Underdogs

    Tim Tebow and Kyle Orton were in competition before the season even began; they finally get to settle the score with a scoreboard...

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  21. Dallas Mavericks' Poor Play Makes Mav Player Throw Up (Literally)

    Hey Tyson Chandler, the Allas Mavericks called and they want their D back. Indeed, Chandler in his absence is showing how pivotal a piece he was to the 2011 Dallas Maverick title run...

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  22. Kobe Bryant vs. Derrick Rose: A Forecast of an NBA Final Showdown?

    On Christmas day, I was transfixed by a perfect picture of basketball contrasts: Derrick Rose against Kobe Bryant —the sweet and the surly...

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  23. Tim Tebow and the Massacre of the Innocents: A Christmas Reflection

    Could Tim Tebow have a Merry Christmas after this devastating loss to the Buffalo Bills ? Will nagging doubts finally penetrate the fortress of Tebow belief—through the ...

    Rocky  Samuels Written by Rocky Samuels about over 2 years ago 590 reads 1 comments

  24. Dallas Mavericks and Lamar Odom: Keys to Mutual Success

    Lamar Odom can give defenses fits, but Rick Carlisle will need to be strategic to consistently produce those frustrations for Mavs' opponents...

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  25. LeBron James Will Tebow: 4 Things He Learned from the Broncos' Phenom

    LeBron James got theological after losing to the Mavericks in the 2011 NBA finals. His previous bombastic prophecies about winning untold championships vanished with his fourth ...

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