They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway. They say there's always magic in the air. "We're going to win Sunday. I guarantee you." It ain't braggin' if you can back it up. By late Sunday afternoon on Jan. 12th, 1969, Joe Namath's bold prediction becameáreality as the sun setáon South Beach. The charismatic kid from Alabama with nimble feet and a laser arm, nicknamed "Broadway Joe," had backed up his boast. The New York Jets upset the Baltimore Colts to win Super Bowl III. Forty years later, itáis still considered the greatest upset in football history. Guess those media smartasses won't be laughing at us anymore! 55-0 my ass! Fast forward to 2009 and Jets fans are saying rookie Mark Sanchez is Joe Namath reincarnate. The USC rookie has New York off to a surprising 3-0 start in gra ...
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