A Black Sunday for Boston sports

Page 2's Bill Simmons kept a running diary of the worst Boston sports day of the year.

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:19 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2 columnist

If Jerry Bruckheimer made a movie out of "Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003," the commercial definitely would have included lines like "Hold on to your seats!" and "The most explosive Boston sports day of the year!"

You had the Patriots voyaging to Buffalo, kicking off their 2003 season against former teammates Drew Bledsoe and Lawyer Milloy. You had the Sox gunning for an improbable sweep at Yankee Stadium, trying to pull within a half-game of first place. And there was a dramatic wrinkle: Both ...

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