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Some Quick facts on the SuperBowl Win : Lutz

February 17th, 2018 by Kyle Lutz | Comments Off on Some Quick facts on the SuperBowl Win : Lutz | Filed in Eagles, Football, General, NFL

All the way to the end, till the very-last snap, it was a nail biter. But somehow the Philadelphia Eagles prevailed, as 4.5 point underdogs, winning the city’s very first Lombardi Trophy.

Journeyman, former Eagles’ player, starting quarterback Nick Foles had another phenomenal 2018 postseason game and came away with Super Bowl MVP honors. Foles was an Eagles’ 3rd-round pick from Arizona in 2012 and made the NFC Pro Bowl the next year. Despite being traded to St. Louis, then going to Los Angeles and Kansas City, the Eagles brought him back to back up 2016 number-two overall pick Carson Wentz.

Wentz, who was on pace this season to be an MVP finalist, tore multiple ligaments in his knee and ended his season because of it. Foles took over like he hadn’t missed a step from 2013 and played with confidence and control.

The majority of football fans know what Patriots’ future Hall-of-Fame quarterback Tom Brady can accomplish against adversity, no matter the roster. Coming into the postseason, he already won five titles, NFL MVP twice and made several AFC Pro Bowl teams. But could Foles also win a title in the face of adversity, put the team on it’s back and outlast Brady?

To critics and analysts, it didn’t seem likely.

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Martin Luther King should be Celebrated

February 12th, 2018 by Kyle Lutz | Comments Off on Martin Luther King should be Celebrated | Filed in General, PhillyWood, Sports, TalkSportsPhilly

 

Before and after his April 4, 1968 assassination, legendary activist, religious figure and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has made a significant impact on America to this day.

His impact is so strong, America started to observe a federal holiday in his name — known as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In 1983, former U.S. President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law and it was first observed three years later. It falls on the third Monday of January for each year.

On Jan. 15, 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. [born Michael King, Jr. ] was born in Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Martin Luther King, Sr., was a reverend, Baptist pastor and Civil Rights figure. His mother, Alberta was a teacher before retiring to be a homemaker. In addition to MLK, Alberta gave birth to two other children, a boy and a girl.

King’s family, including his mother prior to her teaching career, came from a long line of Christian pastors and preachers, yet while some people may refuse to continue in their family’s footsteps, King stuck to his roots.

In the ‘60s, racial tensions were very high. The ‘60s were a time of significant change in American culture. Music was changing, politics were changing, and people were changing. Yet most people’s views on race weren’t. By each decade, Americans’ opinions are always going to be at change, but in this case, accepting other ethnic groups’ views and ideals was difficult.

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