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Stephen Hill

Some Patriots fans walk into an out-of-town bar and ...

Some Patriots fans walked into an out-of-town sports bar ... then turned around and walked out.

Good thing, too.

"I wanted to knock them out," laughed Diana Shuman, a Steelers fan standing outside a northside Chicago bar called Durkin's. "But they left."

On the TV sets inside, the Patriots were cruising toward a 28-21 win. The bar was packed with Pittsburgh expats and mood still buoyant, although one TV set had already been switched to the Pirates baseball game.

Shuman, though, wasn't letting go of the beef she had with Patriots fans.

"They're arrogant," she added a moment later. "And I'd better censor the...