Welcome to the Ten Foot Mailbag, what I hope to be a weekly feature here. That is, unless it goes horribly, horribly wrong, which is pretty much probable.
With “Linsanity” in full swing, someone bid $40,000 for the first Knicks uniform Jeremy Lin wore.
Watch as this Kappa Delta sister at FSU tries to ask “Jerry Lin” of the “New York Giants” out on a date to her sorority’s formal.
As with Tim Tebow, the story becomes the story. It’s not about the person, anymore, but the reaction to the person, and then the reaction to the reaction.
Derrick Rose is, without a doubt, the brightest basketball star in Chicago, if not its biggest sports star, period. But Rose and the Chicago Bulls’ success isn’t stopping “Linsanity” from taking root in Chicago, as New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin continues to dazzle the NBA.
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Nothing about the kid from Harvard should be a surprise anymore. When he launched a 3-pointer in a tie game with a half-second left in Toronto on Tuesday night, the result seemed obvious.
Lin and Tebow have dominated professional sports media at times within the last six months and they share an obvious faith in God. And that’ll do it folks. Goodnight everybody.
Shortly after Jeremy Lin’s 38-point performance Friday night against the Celtics, one columnist sent out a tweet poking fun at the Chinese-American ball player.
Just a few days after Jeremy Lin took the NBA by storm, rapper Mega Ran made a tribute song to the Harvard graduate.
“Linsanity” is here, and it needs to go away right damn quick. I cannot stand any more Tebowish wall-to-wall coverage of one guy who seems like a good person but in the grand scheme has yet to accomplish anything.