Davidson's Sports Wrap Up: The Legend of Luck

Kavitha A. Davidson is a former Bloomberg View columnist.
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Here's what you missed this weekend in sports:

Luck's Lore
In leading the Indianapolis Colts to the second-biggest comeback in National Football League history, Andrew Luck ensured his first postseason win would be the birth of his legend.

Strong Man
It took three weeks and an eight-member committee, but the University of Texas Longhorns have replaced Mack Brown, naming self-made man Charlie Strong as their new head football coach. They might want to keep looking.

A Hero Remembered
San Diego Padres broadcaster and New York Yankees second baseman Jerry Coleman died yesterday at 89. Read this fitting tribute to a two-time war hero and former World Series MVP who played through the dynastic pinstripe years and influenced the game from inside and out.

Former NFL player Brendon Ayanbadejo responds directly to Chris Kluwe's Deadspin post blaming "two cowards and a bigot" for releasing him from the Minnesota Vikings for his gay rights advocacy, which, incidentally, started last year with a public defense of Ayanbadejo's own support for marriage equality.

The NBA on DMZ
Dennis Rodman has assembled a team of former National Basketball Association All-Stars to play an exhibition game against a North Korean national squad, and it's spectacular (but is it real?).

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Kavitha A Davidson at kdavidson19@bloomberg.net