The Superbowl Parade was bigger then expected. Team officials thought about 30,000 fans will show up to the stadium to welcome home the world champs but when over 200,000 showed up and filled the streets of Baltimore they had to lock the stadium with over 80,000 people inside but that didn’t stop some fans some tried to climb to the second level to get a look at the activities inside. Coach John Harbaugh and the players were amazed by the outcome.
The 49ers are the best young team in the NFL right now, Even after losing the Superbowl last Sunday the 49ers are the favorite to win it next year. They will have a whole offseason to work with the young Colin Kaepernick they will have a even more explosive offense. Also they will have all their defensive starters returning with a chip on their shoulders. 49ers safety Donte Whitner went as far as to say “Next year we gunna win this thing. Nobody cares about second place.”
Two of the biggest trade rumors in the NBA right now is Kevin Garrnett to the Clippers and Dwight Howard out of Los Angeles. The Clippers are openly interested in veteren but the Celtics front office thought the idea was “silly”. Many think that it would be smart for the Lakers to trade Dwight Howard before the trade deadline but Mitch Kupchak said that he will not be trade the All-Star center.
The Golden State Warriors(30-18, 14-12 away) visted the Houston Rockets (27-23, 17-8 home) Tuesday night and was defeated in a 140-109 blowout. In the win the Rockets tied a NBA record making 23 three point shots. After tying the record the Warriors would not let the Rockets shoot another three points shot by intentionally fouling for the rest of the game. Golden State: David Lee 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast Houston: Jeremy Lin 28 Pts, 1 Reb, 9 Ast, 1 Stl
The rosters for the 2013 all-star game have been announced for the East team the starters (votes) are: Lebron James (1,583,646), Carmelo Anthony (1,460,950), Dwayne Wade (1,052,310), Rajon Rondo injured (924,180) and, Kevin Garnett (553,222). The Reserves for the East team are: Chris Bosh, Tyson Chandler, Luol Deng, Paul George, Jrue Holiday, Kyrie Irving, Brook Lopez and, Joakim Noah. The West team starters (votes) are: Kobe Bryant (1,591,437), Kevin Durant (1,504,047), Chris Paul (929,155), Dwight Howard (922,070), Blake Griffin (863,832). The reserves are LaMarcus Aldridge, Tim Duncan, James Harden, David Lee, Tony Parker, Zach Randolph and, Russell Westbrook.
Super Bowl 47 had it all it had a blowout, a close game, the longest play in super bowl history, a family affair, a controversial call, and even a black out. The game started out perfect for the Ravens forcing two turnovers and having Joe Flacco throwing three early touchdowns who finished going 22/33 with 3 touchdowns and 287 yards and also won MVP. The 49ers were only able to score 6 points in the first half kicking a field goal as the first half expired to make it a 21 to 6 game ring into the half. The Ravens started off the second half with a Superbowl record 108 yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Jacoby Jones. Then the blackout happened that caused a 34 minute delay after the lights came back on trailing 28 to 6 the 49ers started their comeback. After trading punts the 49ers scored 17 unanswered points including a forced fumble on Ray Rice who finished only 59 years on 20 attempts that brought the scored to 28 to 23. After a Ravens field goal Colin Kaepernick who finished 16/28 with a touchdown, a interception and 302 yards drove the 49ers down the field and rushed for a touchdown but failed on the two-point conversion making it a 31- 29 game.The ravens then went on a 6 minute plus drive for a field goal bringing the lead to 5. Only four minutes left in the game the 49ers needed a touchdown to take the lead. after a few plays Frank Gore who finished with 110 yards and a touchdown on 29 attempts had a 33 yard run to Baltimores 7 yard line. After a few incompletions the game came down to a 4th and goal on the 5 yard line. The Ravens brought a blitz forcing a bad throw to the corner of the end zone. The Ravens took the ball and wasted the clock and took a safety which left the game to a punt the the Ravens successfully tackled to return man to win one of the most memorable Super bowl of all time.
After four straight years of playoff defeats the Baltimore Ravens finally completed there goal and won the Superbowl. This is there 2nd in franchise history. The Ravens went adversity throughout the season including the death of Torrey Smiths brother the night before a game and the injury to Terrell Suggs who torn his achilies in the offseason and was suspected to miss the entire season but he managed to come back in week 7 but to only suffer another injury a torn bicep in week 13 that he played with for the rest of the season. Another injury was to there defensive leader Ray Lewis who tore his triceps in week 6 and was also suspected to miss the rest of the season but return for the playoffs. The Ravens also lost four of their last five games heading in to the playoffs making them not likely to have a chance at the Super Bowl but they overcame all of that to take home the Lombardi trophy.