Monday, February 6, 2012

Super Bowl Riot

  • AMHERST – Immediately following the end of the New England Patriots loss in Super Bowl XLVI, thousands of students from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst erupted in a much-predicted riot outside the Southwest Residential Area.
  • (Union-News & Sunday Republican)
  • BOSTON - It was like 2008 all over again for disappointed Patriots fans who watched as their team lost Sunday to the New York Giants in the Super Bowl for the second time in five years.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • AMHERST, Mass., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Hundreds of University of Massachusetts students and others upset that New England lost to the New York Giants in the Super Bowl rioted in Amherst late Sunday.
  • (United Press International)
  • The crushing loss in last night's Super Bowl left Patriots fans across the region in despair The hundreds of Boston police officers in the area carrying batons and other riot gear did not appear to have much trouble to contend with.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • I hesitate to call this a riot, considering some of the violence weve seen after big sporting events in the past.
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  • BOSTON (AP) — Police have been forced to disperse hundreds of students who gathered at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst after the Patriots lost the Super Bowl.
  • (Associated Press)
  • INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The New York Giants had perfect attendance for their first Super Bowl practice in Indiana.
  • (KMOV)
  • Hundreds of police officers in riot gear gathered in the streets Goodell made his remarks on Sunday, hours before the start of the Super Bowl.
  • (Tulsa World)
  • Feels like a funeral! @improvasylum: Gisele, next time, make phone calls. @rainnwilson: All those Pat-riots Superbowl XLVI CHAMPIONS hats shirts are already on their way to the Congo. @Donnie Wahlberg: This one is gonna sting for a few months.
  • (Boston Herald)
  • DARTMOUTH — If all goes well this Super Bowl Sunday, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be raising his fourth Lombardi trophy, and the UMass Dartmouth campus will be peaceful.
  • (South Coast Today)

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