Davidson on Sports: Eli's Super Prediction, David Stern's Legacy

Kavitha A. Davidson writes about sports for Bloomberg View. She previously worked as an editor at the Huffington Post.
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Here's what you missed last night in sports:

Sleeper Pick
Everyone's talking about the Richard Sherman Effect, but the key to the Super Bowl could lie in the hands -- and hip -- of Percy Harvin.

Caving?
Does Kyrie Irving want out of Cleveland, and will he be the latest star to break the hearts of Cavaliers fans?

In and Out
The reserves for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game include Roy Hibbert and Dwight Howard. Here are seven guys who should have made the cut.

Leading to Greatness
As David Stern's term comes to a close, where does he place in the pantheon of NBA commissioners?

Lone-Star Legacy
Infielder Michael Young will announce his retirement today, prompting a wave of reaction across Texas. Take a look back at his 14-year baseball career.

More Revue Than Revenue
As we've seen with the Olympics, the Super Bowl ultimately doesn't provide any financial boon to its host city.

The Other Eli
Eli the ape predicted the Seattle Seahawks to win the big game. If you're the betting type, I'd listen to him -- he hasn't missed a prediction since 2006.

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Kavitha A Davidson at kdavidson19@bloomberg.net