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February 06, 2012
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Video: Police disperse UMass Super Bowl crowd

Boston officers focused on the areas near college campuses and sports bars, where previous celebrations had turned wild

By Jim Morrison
The Lowell Sun

BOSTON — Hundreds of officers who lined the streets of Boston had little to do as fans quietly mourned their team's Super Bowl loss Sunday night, but 14 people were arrested across the state at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst when police in riot gear dispersed a rambunctious crowd.

"We're really sad right now," said Molly Mackenzie of Boston, who was watching at a bar near Fenway Park with two friends as the Patriots lost the NFL championship to the Giants for the second time in five years. "It was a good game, really close."

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