Philadelphia Eagles Upset New England Patriots For First Super Bowl Victory in Franchise History

Philadelphia is one of the biggest “lovable loser” cities in American sports. Of course, many people don’t particularly love Philadelphia, for multitudes of reasons, but the fact stands that Philadelphia is one of the most snake-bitten sports cities in the United States. After today, that is no longer true. Backup quarterback Nick Foles–who took over when MVP candidate starter Carson Wentz went down with a season-ending injury–did not start so great when he took over. He absolutely stepped up in the playoffs, though, and will go down in Philadelphia sports history as capturing the city’s first (and only, for...

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