Old hat in New England: Boston area celebrates 12th world title since 2001

Posted at 4:20 PM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 21:23:44-05

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots celebrates a fourth quarter touchdown. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

NEW ENGLAND – Remember when the Boston Red Sox were a cursed franchise and sports fans felt bad for Boston sports fans? That seems like a long time ago.

Tuesday, as New England toasts another title – this time with a parade for the Super Bowl LIII champion New England Patriots, it’s the 12th championship in the Boston/New England area since 2001. The championships:

Patriots: six

Red Sox: four

Celtics: one

Bruins: one