Well, what can you say? Super Bowl XLIII turned out to be a real classic and the Pittsburgh Steelers proved worthy champions. As did Rafael Nadal in yet another momentous showdown against Roger Federer in the Australian Open final. And Michael Phelps gets caught with marijuana pipe.

A 100-yard interception return for a touchdown, a safety, a great comeback, and two touchdowns in the final three minutes including a spectacular catch by Santonio Holmes with 35 seconds left. In the end Pittsburgh won 27-23 over the Arizona Cardinals to claim their record sixth Super Bowl crown. All in all, this was just a great game.

Another great moment of sports this weekend took place on Sunday when Rafael Nadal overcame Roger Federer in another classic encounter, 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-2, between two of the best tennis players in history. It was nearly four-and-a-half hours of great tennis and spectacular rallies. And in the end Nadal won Grand Slam number six – and first in Melbourne – and stopped Federer from winning a record-tying 14th major.

Heading over to the sport of swimming for a quick item, 23-year-old eight-time 2008 Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps was caught inhaling from a marijuana pipe and now faces losing millions in sponsorships while being frown upon as a role model.

Onto basketball, LeBron James scored 33 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers out-scored the Detroit Pistons 32-14 in the fourth quarter for a 90-80 victory in the Motor City.

Sticking with the NBA, here’s a look at the 25th anniversary of David Stern as NBA commissioner.

Retired legendary coach Bob Knight apparently may be interested in taking over the vacant spot at Georgia.

Onto European football, it looks like David Beckham may be sticking around AC Milan longer than originally expected.

Here’s a notice to nations pondering a joint bid for a World Cup.

And one more note on a soccer match between men and women in Iran causing problems



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