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Dan Shaughnessy

For Patriots, history repeats

Four years after watching their perfect season implode, the Patriots were again beaten in the Super Bowl by the Giants. And it was excruciating.

Four years later, another huge letdown for fans

A collective hush fell over sports bars across Eastern Massachusetts as Tom Brady’s last-second bomb fell incomplete and the Giants defeated the Patriots.

Boston gives bonuses to teachers at improving schools

The city recently gave out more than $400,000 to teachers and classroom aides at 12 academically struggling schools that have shown progress.