Thousands of Philadelphia Eagles fans took to the streets of Philadelphia to celebrate their Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday, February 4, 2018. There was a lot of climbing going on: some scaled the gates of Philadelphia City Hall, others chose to go up traffic lights, lampposts and signposts despite police trying to grease those down to prevent people from mounting them. Some people also jumped off of an awning.
For thirty teams, the Super Bowl isn’t the end of the season – it’s the start of next season. See how one team is preparing for the 2018 season and their touchdowns to come with a little inspiration from the classic film "Dirty Dancing.” Starring Eli Manning and Odell Beckham, Jr., and featuring Landon Collins, Brett Jones, John Jerry, Chad Wheeler, D.J. Fluker, and John Greco.
A Philadelphia Eagles fan has vowed to guard the city’s iconic Rocky statue after Minnesota Vikings and New England Patriots jerseys were recently draped over the monument. Springfield resident Jordan Demcher has been pacing in front of the Rocky statue outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a number of hours every night since January 30. Demcher wanted to take action after a Vikings jersey was thrown over the statue during the NFC Championship game weekend, followed by a Tom Brady jersey on Friday, January 26. In this video, Demcher addresses Brady about the proper way to give a handshake to Eagles quarterback Nick Foles.
A toddler in New Jersey made his Philadelphia Eagles-supporting parents very proud when they caught him cheering for the team while he was supposed to be sleeping. A video shared to Facebook by his mom, Tara Yates, on January 28, shows baby monitor footage of the tyke having a nap. He begins to stir, and then yells out “Eagles!” His father Jon told a Philadelphia radio station that “Eagles fever is so high in his house,” two-year-old Lachlan “is doing Eagles chants in his sleep.” No prizes for guessing what Super Bowl outcome he’s dreaming of, eh?
Jon called it a “proud dad moment.”
A Philadelphia Eagles superfan in Hammonton, New Jersey, has decorated the front of his home with lights (complete with accompanying audio) in tribute to the Eagles ahead of their Super Bowl LII appearance. Bill Paulus decorated the front of his home with a number of Christmas-like decorations which light up in sync with the Philadelphia Eagles’ fight song, ‘Fly, Eagles Fly’. Speaking to local media, Paulus said he erects the decorations every year and began assembling the display at the end of September. A clip of the lights in action shared to Paulus’s Facebook account had earned 37,000 views at the time of writing.
"Shell-shocked would be the term I would use," said Dave Plati, associate athletic director at the University of Colorado. Police say they found Rashaan Salaam's body in a parking lot at Eben G. Fine Park in Boulder, Colo. His death is under investigation.
Alan Woolslare, a Penn State alumni and season ticket holder, has collected dozens of buttons for Penn State games over several decades. He believes it brings good luck to the Nittany Lions, and he will wear it during the Big Ten championship game against Wisconsin in Indianapolis.
Penn State football coach James Franklin and senior linebacker Von Walker thanked fans after the Nittany Lions beat the Spartans, 45-12. Penn State was presented with the Big Ten East Championship and the Land Grant trophies. Walker told fans to "book a flight, get your tickets, we're going to Indianapolis.
Penn State head coach James Franklin and his football team were presented with the Big Ten East Championship trophy following the team's 45-12 win over Michigan State. The Nittany Lions will play the Wisconsin Badgers for the Big Ten Championship Dec. 3.
For a decade, Steve "the dude" Dudick has been delivering food to tailgaters scattered over the Beaver Stadium vicinity. Dudick uses wagons to deliver orders in the designated tailgating areas because cars are not allowed. It's part of a delivery service called Prospector's Allegheny Rib Company.