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Frosted Flakes: A Super Bowl Win for a City Swimming in Crisco

There’s a lot of processed fat flowing in the City of Brotherly Love

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NFL: Super Bowl LII-Philadelphia Eagles vs New England Patriots Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Last night was the end of football for most of us until August 25th when the college football season officially starts (FYI - Wyoming vs. New Mexico State might be fun). Until then we have the Winter Olympics in South Korea, The NCAA Basketball Tournament, and both the NHL and NBA championships.

In other words, there is plenty on the horizon for us to look forward to. No matter what sport you root for.

But back to last night. The Philadelphia Eagles won the first Super Bowl last night and their first NFL Championship since 1960. A huge win against one of the biggest dynasties in sports. Whether you like them or not, the Patriots have become one of the most formidable programs in history. A win against them is nothing to sneeze at.

It was a great game to boot. I’m glad it turned out so well as most people I think expected New England to win. Well, let’s just say there are people in Vegas who are very very very happy right now.

Also, the City of Philadelphia is very very very greasy right now. Hey, at least they know their fans.

Philly cops put hydraulic fluid on poles to prevent climbing - ABC News
Philly cops put hydraulic fluid on poles to prevent climbing

And now on to the flakes...

Super Bowl LII

The search for Jackie Wallace |
A New Orleans football legend reached the pinnacle of the sport. Then everything came crashing down.

Eagles stun Patriots in a Super Bowl LII thriller - The Boston Globe
It is the Eagles’ first Super Bowl win.

Super Bowl 2018: Eagles win first Super Bowl 41-33, stop Tom Brady, Patriots - Philly
Nick Foles found Zach Ertz for the go-ahead score and Brandon Graham forced a late fumble to take down the Patriots.

Super Bowl Final Score: Highlights from Eagles’ win over the Patriots, 41-33 - Bleeding Green Nation

Philadelphia is Now a Superfund Site

The Tom Brady Strip Sack, As Called By Announcers From Philadelphia, Boston, & 11 Other Places Worldwide
Brandon Graham’s strip sack of Tom Brady and Derek Barnett’s recovery of the ball proved to be a deciding play of this year’s Super Bowl. We’ve compiled 13 different broadcasts of the play, including the local announcers as well as TV and radio from five different continents. (Our favorite is Australia—with Kevin Harlan’s Westwood One call a close second—but tell us which one you liked best in the comments.)

Husker Sports

Big crowd comes out during improved season, but Huskers can't stop No. 11 Maryland | Women's Basketball |
Nebraska wasn't ready for a big-time win just yet — you can’t usually get outrebounded by 20 and beat a top-15 team — but there hasn’t been a scene like

Husker wrestlers bounce back in win at Michigan State | Wrestling |
After losing at Michigan on Friday, the Nebraska wrestling team bounced back in a big way with a 35-6 dual victory against Michigan State on Sunday in East Lansing, Michigan.

Nebraska baseball is back
Nebraska baseball hits the diamond for the Huskers first practice of the year.

Big Ten Struggle In 2/1 National Championship Odds - BT Powerhouse
New national title odds were released on Thursday and the Big Ten had an underwhelming performance.

More Noise and Other Disturbances

Addicted to your Smartphone? This Formula is Why | WIRED
Ten years ago, a Stanford lab created the formula to make technology addictive. Now, Silicon Valley is dealing with the consequences.

How Many Les Paul "Bursts" Did Gibson Really | Reverb News
A journey through Gibson's dusty records to solve, or, almost solve, the enduring mystery.

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read - The Atlantic
... and the movies and TV shows we watch