Since my team dropped out before the season opened (somebody please buy the Niners from the pennypinching Yorks), my Super Bowl allegiance was up for grabs -- until I saw this article:
Now there's a reason to support the Steelers.
Interestingly, one of their best players is also of Asian ancestry. Hines Ward credits his mother's demonstration of courage in the face of adversity as a poor Korean immigrant to teaching him how to make it.
I'm enough of a sentimentalist to give the benefit of the doubt to a football star who credits his mother.
Hat tip to angry asian man for both these stories.