“I know you know exactly what happened,” Letterman said. “You know I know you know, and what it was was some kind of horseplay. Am I right?”
Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.
It was one of the greatest Super Bowl’s ever played. What went down on Sunday in Glendale, Arizona, had it’s share of surreal, spectacular and head-scratching moments.
Failure teaches us infinitely more than success does. And if Carroll wants more of the latter, he has to admit the former.
On Monday, WFAN’s Mike Francesa called the Seahawks’ decision to pass with the Super Bowl on the line “the single worst big-moment call in the history of sports.” Here are some other choices that stand out.
After dwelling on it for a couple of days, Boomer did his best to provide some clarity on “The Call,” which is sure to haunt Pete Carroll and the Seahawks for a very, very long time.
Carroll stood by the decision for Russell Wilson to throw from the New England 1 with 26 seconds left, a pass that was intended for Ricardo Lockette and intercepted by Malcolm Butler.
“That wasn’t a play that you can dissect in 10 or 20 different ways. That was the single worst big-moment call in the history of sports.”
Because they didn’t go into Beast Mode, the Seattle Seahawks found themselves in Spin Mode after losing Super Bowl XLIX.
We can now finally and forever say that Tom Brady broke through that historical membrane between three and four Lombardi Trophies, which just made him part of a most holy trinity of quarterbacks.
All Super Bowls need a gridiron narrative, and this one has a few. We have the Patriots’ pyrotechnic offense against Seattle’s wrecking ball defense, red zone efficiency, turnovers, and New England’s quest to stop Marshawn Lynch.
“He’s not supposed to come on Sunday,” the Seattle cornerback said Thursday. “Obviously that would change some things.”
Five years after being selected by Carroll to be the second piece of the Seahawks hierarchy, Seattle is in a second consecutive Super Bowl thanks largely to a roster constructed by Schneider.
Let’s look at the responsibilities of each of the four head coaches and their keys to victory — and a chance to play for the Lombardi Trophy.
As Jets fans know all too well, sometimes these hires pay off, and sometimes … well, they don’t.