The final Jeopardy! category is Super Bowl XLIX, and the clue is: You mad, bro?You have 30 seconds, good luck, and dont forget to pose your answer in the form of a question. Daniele De Rossi Jersey .Times up. The correct answer is: What did Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman ask New England quarterback Tom Brady as both exited the field after the Seahawks came back to stun the Patriots in an October 2012 regular season game?If you remember the last encounter between those two and their teams, then you already know most everything you need to ahead of their next one, on Feb. 1 outside Phoenix.The Seahawks calling card is still defence, they still delight in taunting opponents with Sherman still serving as tormenter-in-chief, and free-spirited coach Pete Carroll wouldnt change a thing — even if he could. The Patriots, on the other hand, follow Bradys lead and punish opponents with little fanfare on the other side of ball, then button up their lips for fear coach Bill Belichick will have their tongues surgically removed and sold off as spare parts.There are some similarities, to be sure. Both teams are smart, opportunistic and lethal when it matters most, in the fourth quarter. Seattle and New England ranked Nos. 1 and 2 in the NFL in point differential during the regular season, and though you wouldnt know it from the way they played Sunday against Green Bay, the Seahawks were No. 2 league-wide in fewest turnovers allowed with 14, bettered only by the Patriots 13 giveaways (tied with the Packers).But if contrasting styles make for great fights, this one could be Ali-Frazier IV.It pits the Patriots, the best team of the last decade and the only back-to-back Super Bowl winner in that span, against a young Seattle team that could cement its dominance of this decade by successfully defending the Super Bowl crown it claimed last year by levelling Peyton Manning and his previously high-flying Denver Broncos. It pits Carroll, who got fired by New England owner Robert Kraft in 1999 for being too much of a players coach, against the uber-serious guy who got his job, quickly realized what he had in Brady, and painstakingly transformed himself from a defensive mastermind into the NFL version of Gen. George Patton (We shall attack and attack until we are exhausted, and then we shall attack again.)Say this much for Carroll, though; he made good use of his time away from pro football. He always had a knack for trick plays and during a very successful run at Southern California with a succession of talent at the skill positions, he honed his offensive chops. Hes also proved adaptable enough, and remained enough of an optimist, to help develop a very good quarterback of his own in third-year star Russell Wilson.Both of those things figured in Seattles chaotic second-half comeback against the Packers on Sunday. The Seahawks got one touchdown off a fake field goal, recovered an onside kick to set up another, and added a two-point conversion after Wilson scrambled right and then threw a duck all the way over to the left corner of the end zone, over a mesmerized Packers secondary. And even though Wilson was seemingly intercepted every time he targeted Jermaine Kearse, he went right back to Kearse for the game-winner in overtime.Its kind of a microcosm of our whole season, Sherman said. It always seems like were down and out and everythings done. Were all out. Theres no way for us to turn it around. And then we find a way to turn it around.But you can bet, with two weeks to prepare, that Belichick will have devised a scheme or two to tempt and then test the limits of Wilsons experience. He did that Sunday in confounding the Colts Andrew Luck, another very good young quarterback and in between, found time to unveil a trick play or two of his own. Already ahead by 10 in the third quarter, left tackle Nate Solder reported as an eligible receiver, then rumbled off the line in time to catch a 16-yard TD from Brady.Belichick even cracked a smile — reportedly, anyway — and when Brady was asked about Solders catch afterward, he reminded everyone the Patriots had wide receiver Julian Edelman throw another scoring pass the previous week off an option play.Maybe, he added coyly, weve got more tricks up our sleeve.Lets hope so, since the Seattle team that upset them two years ago was looking for respectability and this edition has already earned it the hard way. Back then, Sherman made a point of antagonizing Brady all game long, punctuated by the You mad, bro? dig — for good measure, Sherman also tweeted a picture — when it was over.Well know the answer to that question soon enough. The guess here is still yes and that the Patriots will punctuate it with a 24-17 win in the Super Bowl when its all said and done.___Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at email@example.com and follow him at http://twitter.com/JimLitke Fabio Cannavaro Jersey . -- The basic role that Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito shared as offensive linemen for the Miami Dolphins was protecting quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Ciro Immobile Italy Jersey . But the left-hander knows that getting to this point -- nearly two years removed from shoulder surgery -- was anything but easy. LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling repeatedly disparaged Magic Johnsons HIV-positive status in an interview that aired Monday, saying he was not a fit role model for children and dismissing his work in business and charity. The interview with CNNs Anderson Cooper was meant to be a mea culpa in Sterlings first public comments since racist recordings emerged last month and earned him a lifetime NBA ban, but when the subject turned to Johnson, who was mentioned in the recordings, Sterling is anything but apologetic. "Hes got AIDS!" Sterling said loudly at one point, cutting off Cooper as the interviewer attempted to cite Johnsons accomplishments after Sterling asked, "What has he done, big Magic Johnson, what has he done?" Sterling changed course briefly during the interview to call Johnson "a good person," but resumed his criticism. "He acts so holy," Sterling said. "He made love to every girl in every city in America, and he had AIDS, and when he had those AIDS, I went to my synagogue and I prayed for him, I hope he could live and be well. I didnt criticize him. I could have. Is he an example for children?" Cooper corrected Sterling, explaining that Johnson was HIV-positive but did not have "full-blown AIDS." Sterling briefly adjusted his language but not his tonee. Thiago Motta Italy Jersey. "What kind of a guy goes to every city, has sex with every girl, then he catches HIV. Is that someone we want to respect, and tell our kids about?" Sterling said. "I think he should be ashamed of himself." Johnson, who is scheduled to appear on Coopers show to reply on Tuesday, wrote on his Twitter account that "Id rather be talking about these great NBA Playoffs than Donald Sterlings interview." Johnson later Tweeted, "After this week, no more Sterling talk." The comments earned Sterling a quick rebuke from NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who handed down a lifetime ban and $2.5 million fine against Sterling last month. "I just read a transcript of Donald Sterlings interview with Anderson Cooper and while Magic Johnson doesnt need me to, I feel compelled on behalf of the NBA family to apologize to him that he continues to be dragged into this situation and be degraded by such a malicious and personal attack," Silver said. "The NBA Board of Governors is continuing with its process to remove Mr. Sterling as expeditiously as possible." Just a day earlier, Johnson and the commissioner sat together at the Clippers playoff game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, though Johnson had Tweeted that he would never again attend a Clippers game while Sterling was owner. cheap jerseys from china cheap jerseys ' ' '
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