I have this penchant, it seems, for writing about sports but it not really being about sports. I can’t help myself. Lessons and parallels abound. Plus, I spent a great deal of my journalism career as a sports writer and it’s become a part of me to see these things.

I always watch the Super Bowl, but this one had a special feel since I grew up a Giants fan. Maybe that’s why I was extra annoyed at Dan Patrick messing with the trophy presentation high.

Today’s Game Plan: Can We Ever Just Savor the Moment?