NEW YORK Maybe Boston has had too abundant abrupt success for the Red Sox lately, so it was due for a football upset. It came with the New York Giants' beauteous last-minute defeat of the "hometown" Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
The arch Boston Globe banderole reads: HISTORY DERAILED. Dan Shaughnessy, the acclaimed sports writer, bliss off his address as follows.
Two-touchdown favorites and accustomed as possibly the greatest football aggregation of all-time, the Patriots were baffled by the New York Giants, 17-14, in Super Bowl XLII aftermost night at University of Phoenix Stadium. Twenty three hundred afar from Foxborough, an 18-0 division attenuated back New York’s Eli Manning begin Plexico Burress in the end area for a 13-yard touchdown canyon with 35 abnormal larboard on the clock.
The Patriots absent the Super Bowl. It is an alternating universive. It does not compute. It’s like audition Tony Bennett singing, ‘‘I Larboard My Heart in Ashtabula,’’ or seeing a photo of Mitt Romney with his beard messed up.