Call it sweet revenge. In 2006, the Miami Heat came back against the Dallas Mavericks to win the NBA title on Dallas’ home court. In 2011, the Mavs paid the Heat back.
The Dallas Mavericks hope the hometown momentum will give them an edge as the take on the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Despite a huge lead late in the 4th, one of the most amazing comebacks in NBA championship history let the Dallas Mavericks claw back into the lead with just seconds left, beating the Miami Heat by 2 points to break the team’s unbeaten home streak in the playoffs, and even up the NBA Finals 1-1.
After battling back and forth with the Mavs, the Heat opened up a double digit lead with a Wade to LeBron dunk as the final exclamation point in a 92-84 victory and a 1-0 lead in the Finals.
One could argue that the impending finals could be bigger for the Dallas Mavericks or the Miami Heat. But, the biggest winner of them all may be someone not even playing in the Finals, American Airlines.
It may sound like something out of the wild west or a cattle ranch. Instead, it’s a government acronym that sends shivers down the spines of some airline pilots.
Forget Lombardi on Broadway. Green Bay has the newest Super Bowl hit: Aaron Rodgers.
It’s made for TV. It’s packed with personalities, sex appeal and wall-to-wall violence. It’s the National Football League.
Oops! How does that song go again? Christina Aguilera flubbed a line as she belted out the national anthem at the start of the Super Bowl Sunday night.
For fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers it comes down to today when they go head to head in Super Bowl 45. The AFC champion Steelers are trying for a record seventh Super Bowl title in their eight tries while the NFC champion Packers bring a 3-1 Super Bowl record into the big game.