The New York Times reports how the Patriots receiver and his assistant in Boston followed up on an Instagram message he got - and helped lead police to a Michigan kid with ready access to two guns threatening to shoot up his school.
WCVB reports his Foxboro home was robbed while he was in Minnesota.
UMass Amherst students gathered on the plaza at the base of the high rises of Southwest quad last night for the traditional post-sportsball riot, which this year resulted in at least 12 people being taken to the hospital and six being arrested after campus, Amherst and State Police in riot gear and on horseback dispersed the crowd with the aid of at least one shot of PepperBall, the school reports. Read more.
New England brings the pain! And Connecticut, too.
Meanwhile, J.L. Bell considers whether Boston or Philadelphia is the true "cradle of liberty" (a question that is also involved in a historical wager between them).
These signs went up this week in the cafeterias at UMass Amherst, which has the best food in the country and where the motto this week is "You Were. You Are. You Can't Get Any Philly Cream Cheese This Week."
Roving UHub photographer Marmarin Nasirahmad stopped to admire the Super Bowl display at Danilchuck Auto Body in East Boston, which always uses wrecked vehicles to come up with a display as Boston teams make their championship appearances. They've gotten a lot of practice over the past decade.
Instead of just throwing it out there like, oh, yeah, the concussion protocol, everybody knows what that is, duh! WBUR breaks it down.
Haley Scott reports these signs have gone up at what's left of the Government Center garage.
As has become usual in the City of Champions, Boston Police will once again set up cordons around the two sports-focused areas to prevent any massive knuckleheadedness, this time at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more.
A bunch of TV stations and news Web sites across the US used the same Aaron Hernandez photo to illustrate the Patriots win last night that WCVB used on its Twitter feed. Read more.
Stars and Stripes reports that one of the first casualties of the Republican-forced government shutdown is the Armed Forces Network, which broadcasts stateside news, entertainment and sports to military members and their families overseas. And that means no Patriots game on TV for them tomorrow, Allston/Brighton Vets reports.
Playing at the House of Blues tonight, Guster figured the audience would want to keep track of the Patriots score, so they had a guy in a Bruschi jersey come on stage to update the crowd, as roving UHub photographer and Guster and Pats fan Garrett Quinn reports. Read more.
Besides all the Subarus parked outside, that is (good Lord, there are a lot of Subarus in Brattleboro): The Patriots gear is just a bit different.
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