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Monday, September 22, 2008

Boston Sports: Fair Weather Fans or Dedicated?

So after like 21 games of regular season wins in a row that Patriots finally lost, and it was ugly. They got killed basically by Ronnie Brown alone never mind the rest of the Dolphins. It hurts as a Pats fan to see them going down hill, all I can think is that Cassell must really suck if they are not willing to take any shots down the field to the most talented wide receiver of all time (Moss). Sadly this might signal the end of Boston Sports dominance which has been so sick to watch for the last few years. The Pats most likely (unless something crazy happens) won't win the Superbowl this year, the Celtics will be good but not as good as last year, and the Sox will have a tough time in the playoffs this year. I'm not saying that they don't stand a chance to win, but the teams are not nearly as strong as the championship teams of last year and a few years before.

I was talking with a friend the other day and we had a discussion about how he thought Red Sox fans just jumped on the bandwagon once they won a few years back, and I totally disagreed. I do agree there was way more fans outside of the Boston Area who showed love, but the Boston area was always in love with the sox. Either way that got me thinking about how I don't really think many people cared for the Patriots or football in general that much until after the Patriots got good. In fact, yea BC football gets a little love, but besides that New England has never been a huge follower of football. You would think that with so many colleges in the are there would be a big football following because most colleges live and die with their football teams. But, Boston is different. Although the interest in football has sparked now I don't think it will ever be as much a football town as it is a baseball town, and the younger generation is into basketball more than ever as well. So while some may love the Patriots, if they start to suck I doubt you will see the dedicated fans you see with basketball and baseball in Boston.
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