Posted February 06, 2012 on AP on Fox

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Turns out the ''new'' Bill Belichick looks and sounds an awful lot like the ''old'' one. Especially when he gets beat. During the week leading up to the Super Bowl, there was plenty of buzz about how the dour Patriots coach was a changed man. His players kept hinting that the latest woman in his life was responsible for smoothing out some of the rough edges. Instead of his usual non-answer answers, Belichick actually seemed to be enjoying some of the give-and-take during interview sessions. Instead of dressing like Mike Tyson climbing into the ring - hooded sweat shirt, sleeves cut off at the elbow - Belichick turned up in a natty suit and a violet tie one day and a lilac patterned shirt the next. Wild and crazy? Not exactly. But he was seen smiling on occasion. That guy was nowhere to be found Sunday night. Belichick took a calculated gamble with less than a minute left, allowing Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw to roll ...
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