Like Diogenes the Cynic, we keep looking for an honest man (or woman) in the world of sports. And we keep coming up empty. The lesson: Obfuscation rules.
Maybe it was just a bad day. Maybe they'll be back in all their dominating glory. But it's possible that whuppin' on Sunday is a sign that the Patriots' time has passed.
McLaren pays $100 million, Ferrari gets redemption. But in the high-finance world of F-1, all that really matters is next week's race.