NFL, NBC apologize for obscene gesture during halftime show ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page jim davis/globe staff A New England fan reacted after the New York Giants defeated the Patriots in last night's Super Bowl. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was hugged by his wife, Gisele Bundchen, after the loss. john tlumacki/globe staff Madonna performed during the Super Bowl halftime show, opening with one of her hits, “Vogue.” jim davis/globe staff Madonna performed one new song during the show. jim davis/globe staff Rapper and pop music star Nicki Minaj joined Madonna on stage. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images A view of the stage during the Super Bowl halftime show. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Giants fans looked pleased with the team's early lead in the first half. But the Patriots led, 10-9, at halftime. jim davis/globe staff Kelly Clarkson sang the National Anthem before kickoff at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. jim davis/globe staff Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton sang "American the Beautiful" during the Super Bowl's pregame festivities. Jamie Squire/Getty Images These fans came all dressed up to tonight's Super Bowl between the Patriots and the New York Giants. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Giants fans wore their team colors before last night's game, a repeat matchup of Super Bowl XLII. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff This fan left no doubt as to which team she was rooting for in Super Bowl XLVI. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Fans held a banner with the words "Myra, this year's for you," in reference to Myra Hiatt Kraft, the wife of Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who died last July. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Two Patriots fans talked outside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Win McNamee/Getty Images These Giants fans appeared ready to cheer on the Super Bowl XLII champions. Rob Carr/Getty Images These fans wore what appeared to be a gigantic shirt with Jim Cordle's number, a center for the New York Giants. jim davis/Globe Staff These fans were in their seats early before last night's game.