The Spectator

Double Standards in Philadelphia Super Bowl Celebrations

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII. The game itself was thrilling, with the underdog Eagles taking down regular season MVP Tom Brady and claiming their first Super Bowl in franchise history. Super Bowl LII will almost certainly go down as one of the all-time great Super Bowls. However, the events that transpired...

Nick Foles leads Eagles to First Super Bowl Win

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles hoisted the Lombardi trophy high a er defeating the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII. The two offenses combined for a total of 1,151 yards, the most ever—not just in a Super Bowl, but any NFL game ever. Eagles quarterback, Nick Foles, was declared Super Bowl MVP. Foles took over as the starting quarterback after...

The Week in Review: February 7th, 2018

JahMansa O'Farrow

February 7, 2018

Trayvon Martin would turn 23 this week— Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a police officer nearly six years ago. On Feb. 5 he would have turned 23. According to Martin’s dad, his son, then a teenager, stepped out from The Retreat at Twin Lakes community for snacks around 7 p.m. that February evening during the halftime of the NBA...

Brady, Pats Cement Dynasty With Overtime Super Bowl Win

Les Tobias, Author

February 8, 2017

Even for a team which had conquered nearly every challenge and won every title in the NFL, it had never been done. On the last NFL Sunday of the season, this final climax had every twist and turn one could imagine, and culminated in the most fairytale-like ending as the New England Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI 34-28 in an overtime...

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