A Phoenix connection to the Super Bowl?

Maybe. If the Baltimore Ravens win this weekend over the Pittsburgh Steelers. UW-Green Bay assistant women’s basketball coach Amanda Leonhard will have a big rooting interest. She is the cousin of Ravens safety and former Wisconsin Badgers football star Jim Leonhard. Amanda told WBAY that her cousin’s small-town work ethic has paid off. “It’s an element in our family. We grew up on a farm. We always knew about hard work growing up. We are glad to see him get his break. He started out as a walk-on, and we always knew he could play in the NFL, so to see him now, it’s pretty fun,” Amanda said. Read story.