Fitzgeralds share bittersweet Sunday

The first sports writer to cover his son in a Super Bowl almost had his offspring write the perfect ending for him. Larry Fitzgerald Sr. offers his perspective on watching Larry Jr. in Super Bowl XLIII.

Originally Published: February 2, 2009
By Larry Fitzgerald Sr. | Special to ESPN.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Let's start with the obvious: The Pittsburgh Steelers are the world champions of football. Again.

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger drove the Steelers 78 yards in eight plays, hitting Santonio Holmes with a 6-yard touchdown pass with just 35 seconds left to give Pittsburgh a 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat.

And just like that the Steelers are on top, becoming the first team in NFL history to win six Super ...

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