Patriots/Giants Head to Super Bowl XLVI. Tom Brady considered yesterday a “bad day” in his performance, according to ESPN. Yes, this is our QB, the guy whose bad day lands him in the Super Bowl. But we can name at least one player who definitely had an even worse day: Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff, whose attempt to tie the game at the end of regulation went so far left it almost wound up in Connecticut.
Now that’s what we call a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. [ESPN]
Mitt Romney Will Release Tax Returns Mañana.“I think we just made a mistake in holding off as long as we did,” Romney said, with the benefit of hindsight after Newt Gingrich won in South Carolina. “It was just a distraction. But you know what, given all the attention that has been focused on tax returns, given the distraction that I think they became in the last couple of weeks … I will release my tax returns for 2010, which is the last returns that were completed.” [NPR]
On Eve of State of the Union, Bruins Head to White House. President Obama will host the Bruins this afternoon to honor their 2011 season and Stanley Cup victory. No word on whether Chara and Co. will have a preview of the remarks; our guess is negative. [USA Today]
Note to Neighbors: You Didn’t Shovel, We Noticed, and We’re Disgusted. Jon Keller points out the 70 percent vs. the 30 percent: Those who took the time to clear their walks after the great snowfall of 2012, and those on the fringe of society who didn’t. [CBS]
Boston Tea Party Replica Ship Launches Today. It’s in Gloucester, and, no, it has little to do with Herman Cain/Michele Bachmann/Newt Gingrich et al. [AP]
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