Found March 21, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
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Believe it or not, Bill Belichick and the 2011 Red Sox have a lot in common. Belichick coaches a sport where you try to smash people and the Red Sox play a sport where you try to smash the ball, but they all know a great deal about disappointment. In 2008, the Patriots suffered arguably the most disappointing loss in professional sports history. Last month, they failed to get revenge. A season ago, Boston went through arguably the worst collapse in professional sports history, posting a 7-20 record over the final month of a season in which they were a consensus World Series favorite. On Tuesday before their spring training game against the Blue Jays, Belichick paid the Sox a visit. The three-time Super Bowl winner offered some valuable advice on how to turn the page and start a new year. “It was nice,” Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said according to NESN.com. “He’s a good baseball fan. He talked to us guys. I think he used a little reference of when things don’t go right, you can...
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