Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/18/12
New York stars Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin led the list of sportsmen who were named among Time's most influential people Wednesday. In its annual "Time 100," the magazine includes a tribute to the 24-year-old Jets quarterback from the Knicks point guard. Lin lauded Tebow for his competitiveness, work ethic and leadership qualities on the field, while also paying tribute to the former Heisman Trophy winner's work off the field. "He is unashamed of his convictions and faith, and he lives a life that consistently reflects his values, day in and day out," Lin wrote "As athletes, we pour our hearts into winning games. Tim is a reminder that life is about much more than that." The 23-year-old Lin, who is sidelined with a knee injury, burst on to the scene to lead the Knicks back into playoff contention earlier this season. His tribute was penned by US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who like Lin is a Harvard graduate. "Often it's the bling, the glam, the individual that gets celebr...
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