Sunday best? Not even close

Poised to deliver a day to remember, Sox and Pats instead fold in dramatic fashion

Updated: October 12, 2009, 2:47 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- When Major League Baseball announced last week that Sunday's Game 3 between the Red Sox and Angels would begin at 12:07 p.m., it was as if the sports gods were smiling down upon Boston yet again.

The early start, coupled with a 4:15 p.m. kickoff for Patriots vs. Broncos, gave all of New England, home to six world championships this decade, a heavenly sports doubleheader.

Sprinkle in a Celtics preseason game in the early afternoon -- perfect for flipping to between ...

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