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Field of Links: Curry’s popularity continues to rise, a Kuiper-wich, and a Superman double backflip

Dec 19, 2013, 9:49 AM PST

Stephen Curry is cementing his standing as one of the most popular players in the NBA. The likable Golden State Warriors guard currently ranks sixth in NBA jersey sales. According to an NBA release, this is the first time Curry has cracked the official top 15 list.

The list is based on overall sales ranging from October through December of 2013. Miami Heat forward LeBron James is No. 1 on the list and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has the second spot.

Top 10 most popular NBA jerseys (NBA.com): 

1.      LeBron James, Miami HEAT

2.      Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

3.      Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

4.      Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

5.      Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

6.      Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

7.      Dwyane Wade, Miami HEAT

8.      Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers

9.      Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers

10.  Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers

49ers running back Anthony Dixon is expected to fill the void left by Bruce Miller at full back. He’s no stranger to overcoming challenges. The powerful runner with a huge personality helped raise his younger brothers when he was a kid, and at times, they didn’t even have a home. Switching positions doesn’t seem so hard now, does it?

— Comcast SportsNet Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper can be a ham in the booth, and now he has his own sandwich at Ike’s Place.

Yum. Time to eat up some links.

Field of Links:

— Pixar animator Austin Madison makes epic sketches that highlight one NFL game a week.

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— MUST SEE VIDEO: The stands collapsed during a soccer match in India. Just terrifying.

Did you know there’s an old Giants scoreboard hidden under the stands at Candlestick Park?

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— When “yo mama” jokes go wrong.

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THIS IS THE COOLEST VIDEO YOU’LL WATCH TODAY: The world’s first Superman double backflip. Yup, that’s apparently a thing now.

Buzzfeed put together the 89 funniest sports GIFs of the year. Only 89? Step up your game, Buzzfeed. Anyway, here’s an example:

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