As always, in times of trouble, trial, and tribulation -- no less THE SINGLE WORST LOSS IN NEW ENGLAND SPORTS HISTORY -- we look to . . . Hannah Montana. Oh, Miley, what would you sing to a town writhing in misery this morning? What have you for the vanquished 2007-08 New England Patriots, a team whose season is destined to replace "Casey at the Bat" as the tragic, cautionary sports tale of all time?
"The best day of my year was always the day after the season when we
landed in Whitefish and I could feel myself exhale. Like the pressure
was lifted off my shoulders - a physical feeling when we would get into
Whitefish. I always looked forward to that day every year and it never
let me down.
"It's a little hard to know, but I think it's a fair statement to say this is not necessarily a fatal injury, he doesn't have to die." That’s Dr. Thomas Scalea, head physician at the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center, speaking about how modern technology might have saved Abraham Lincoln at a UMD School Of Medicine conference on the deaths of historic figures.