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FEB. 9, 2004

"Like Janet Jackson's one-headlight salute—and an equally immodest streaker's fiasco preceding the second-half kickoff—this back-and-forth battle between a pair of flawed but gutty teams was a revelation."

"By halftime the Patriots led 14--10, and both the game and Jackson's costume were up for grabs. When singing partner Justin Timberlake, in what appeared to be a planned ending to the intermission, yanked off part of Jackson's top at the conclusion of the song 'Rock Your Body,' tens of millions of viewers saw one more body part than NFL or CBS executives would prefer."