Sports Studio- Links of the Week (2/17)

Antonio Brown Spends Super Bowl Week with Twitter Follower

On January 31, at 9:29 AM, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sent out a tweet that said Indianapolis. #steelernation talk to me.” Following his tweet, Seth Paladin (@sdpaladin) responded to Brown saying, I live in Indy! Let’s get lunch! How’s 12:30? Little did Paladin know, but Brown took him up on the offer, and not only did they get lunch, but Brown spent the week with his fellow Steeler fan and twitter follower. The week included going to a Pacers game and sitting courtside among other things.

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“Friday Night Lights” Movie in Works

After a successful five seasons of the TV series, “Friday Night Lights,” the realistic football show came to an end last year, but it’s not quite over yet. The TV show itself was adapted and expanded upon from the book, and movie “Friday Night Lights” (2004). According to executive producer, Peter Berg, he isn’t ruling out making a movie just yet. In addition, it is said that the plot will center around former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach, and his ugly end at the school. And don’t forget, we outfit both the show and the original movie.

Jeremy Lin Becomes Highest Selling Jersey in the NBA

Unless you’ve been living in, under, or were hit in the head by a rock the past few weeks, you’ve heard about Jeremy Lin. Since starting for the Knicks have won seven straight games, the Harvard product has taken New York and the NBA by storm. “Linsanity” reached an All-Time high Monday Night when he hit a three pointer to beat the Raptors with .5 seconds left. His jersey is now the high selling jersey in the NBA, ahead of the likes of LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

Will “Moneyball “ win best-adapted screenplay?

Next Sunday, February 26, the biggest award show of the year takes place, the Oscars. This year, the biggest movie hits include, “The Descendants,” “The Artist,” and “Moneyball,” among the many. “Moneyball” (which we made the jerseys for), was adapted from Michael Lewis’ book where Brad Pitt plays Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane. Will it take home the best-adapted screenplay award in this years Oscars? We don’t know, but we did do the jerseys for the film.

Blake Griffin Won’t Repeat as 2012 Slam Dunk Champion

After jumping over a car to win the dunk contest a season ago, Griffin has decided he won’t enter this season. The contestants include Knicks guard Iman Shumpert, Pacers forward Paul George, Timberwolves forward Derrick Williams, and Rockets forward Chase Budinger. That’s probably not the star-studded dunk contest people were looking for, so it better be good.