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.
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.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem to shed light on racial injustice. His actions have spread across the NFL as other players are showing signs of support.
Nigel Smith was named as the head football coach at Lexington Catholic High School on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. He is the fourth head coach overall and the first black head coach in the program's history.
You may have heard that going outside in the winter without a hat on will result in catching a cold, but is that really true? A doctor separates fact from fiction when it comes to what actually causes us to get sick.
Shane Romines posted a Facebook video Friday pledging money for metal detectors in Corbin schools and challenging other community leaders to step up to similarly help defray expenses for smoke detectors in school districts. Some have joined the fund-raising drive which has expanded to about four counties.
Kentucky's Wenyen Gabriel reflects on how the team grew closer after the streak of losses before the win over Alabama. "Those losses hurt ... that bonded us together even more." Recovering to win against Alabama should help the team as it faces its next opponents.