New York Giants defeat New England Patriots, 17-14

GLENDALE, Ariz. - The team that had been deified proved mortal when it mattered most.

In one of the biggest upsets in NFL history, the New York Giants shocked the previously perfect Patriots, 17-14, last night in Super Bowl XLII in front of 71,101 fans at University of Phoenix Stadium.

New England (18-1) picked an awful time for its first loss of the season. Now the records, the 16-0 regular season, the individual awards, the All-Pro recognition, all ring hollow with...

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Nobody's perfect.

Not Tom Brady, not Bill Belichick. Not the New England Patriots.

Their unbeaten season, the subject of so many historic superlatives as they broke record after record and mowed down opponent after opponent, was shattered last night inside a dome with a fabric roof by a football team from New York that reached out and tore off their own chunk of history.

Tom Coughlin's Giants ripped the Lombardi Trophy away from the heavily favor...

GLENDALE, Ariz. - A tidal wave hit the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.

The team's record-setting offense faced a variety of challenges through its first 18 games, but had not seen something as ferocious as what the Giants delivered last night at University of Phoenix Stadium. There is pressure. And then there is pressure.

The Giants unleashed their fury and overwhelmed Patriots pass protectors. After being sacked just 21 times during the regular season, Tom Brady was sw...

GLENDALE, Ariz. - There'll be no Hub parade on Super Tuesday. No commemorative books about "Path to Perfection." In New England, the church bells all are broken.

Two-touchdown favorites and touted as possibly the greatest football team of all time, the Patriots were beaten by the New York Giants, 17-14, in Super Bowl XLII last night at University of Phoenix Stadium. An 18-0 season dissolved when New York's Eli Manning found Plaxico Burress in the end zone for a 13-yard ...