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The Philadelphia Eagles upset the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII Sunday night to grab the first Super Bowl crown in the team's history.

Pink sang the "Star Spangled Banner" before her favorite team, the Eagles, took the big stage on Super Bowl Sunday. Justin Timberlake headlined the Super Bowl halftime show and performed some of his hottest hits -- including a tribute to Prince.

The Patriots were 4-and-a-half point favorites to beat the Eagles on Sunday. If they'd won, they would have walked away with the franchise's sixth Super Bowl championship.

Philly fans celebrate after Eagles' Super Bowl win 01:51

Read below the live updates as they happened night. All times Eastern Time unless otherwise noted.

Monday, February 5

1 a.m.: Swarms of fans rush Philly streets in celebration

CBS Philadelphia reports thousands of fans have taken to the streets in Philadelphia to revel in their home team's win over the Patriots at Super Bowl LII.

CBS Philly also reports that two light poles were damaged early Monday morning:

12:13 a.m.: NFL tweets a video of Super Bowl LII highlights

12:04 a.m.: Eagles center Jason Kelce gets emotional

Sunday, February 4

11:20 p.m.: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney releases statement about Eagles' victory

For so many who have called themselves Eagles fans for a generation, this is the day, the game, the season, and the team we've dreamed of. The 2017-18 Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl Champions, and they've brought tremendous joy to hundreds of thousands throughout the City and region.  They consistently wowed us with their dynamic play and relentless pursuit of victory. Their "Next Man Up" mentality when injuries arose was inspiring to anyone who has ever faced a setback, as was their willingness to embrace the role of underdogs. They looked another storied football franchise in the eyes, and never blinked.

So to every member of the Eagles, from owners Jeff and Tina Lurie, and Christina Weiss Lurie, to Howie Roseman and the entire front office staff, to Doug Pederson and his coaches, and to the players who won our hearts with their resilient and exciting play: thank you.  You are champions, and your accomplishments will forever be part of the rich history of Philadelphia sports. 

To the fans: I have long felt that our City's professional and collegiate sports teams bring Philadelphians together, regardless of race, income, neighborhood or gender, and that was never more true than during the Eagles' brilliant season. We know you have waited years, some for decades, for the chance to crown your Birds as champs.  I urge everyone to celebrate in a way that is safe and respectful to everyone from neighbors to strangers. Go forth and celebrate, but do so in a way that will make Philadelphia shine.

10:37 p.m.: Philadelphia Eagles MVP

Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles named Most Valuable Player of the Super Bowl.

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Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after a 21-yard touchdown during the second quarter against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minn. Getty

And check out this touching moment with Foles' daughter at the U.S. Bank Stadium following his team's win:

10:34 p.m.: Eagles QB Nick Foles stats

Courtesy of the NFL:

10:30 p.m.: Fly Eagles Fly

What an emotional night for the Philadelphia Eagles:

10:26 p.m.: NFL tweets congratulatory messages for Eagles victory

10:17 p.m.: Philadelphia Eagles win Super Bowl LII

Eagles, 41, Patriots 33. It was the first Super Bowl title for Philadelphia (16-3), which went from 7-9 last season to its first NFL crown since 1960.

10:14 p.m.: Patriots 78 yards away from end zone

The clock is ticking in the fourth quarter ... with about 26 seconds left as the Eagles pull ahead.

10:10 p.m.: Eagles score field goal

Eagles open their lead after a successful field goal. They are now ahead of the Patriots, 41-33. There is 1:05 left in the game.

10:04 p.m.: Two-minute warning!

Eagles are leading Patriots 38-33

10:02 p.m.: Fumble leads to Patriots' first turn over

It wasn't a pretty sight: a fumble cost the Patriots their first turn over with just about two minutes left in the fourth quarter.

Look if you dare:

9:59 p.m.: Eagles touchdown is complete

Officials rule Ertz was a runner and the call stands. Eagles now ahead of the Patriots, 38-33, with less than three minutes in the fourth quarter.

Here's a replay:

9:56 p.m.: Eagles score possible touchdown

Eagles tight end Zach Ertz completes a pass, but there's discussion whether he had control in the end zone. Officials are reviewing the play.

9:51 p.m.: NFL tweets that there are nearly 68K fans in attendance

Brian McCarthy of the NFL public relations team says that 67,612 fans were in attendance to watch Super Bowl LII Sunday night:

9:45 p.m.: NFL tweets "sideline cam" of Gronk's catch

And don't forget the Gronk spike at the end ...

9:35 p.m.: Gronk leads Patriots to first lead of the game

QB Brady passes Rob Gronkowski a throw for a touchdown, bringing the Patriots ahead of the Eagles, 33-32 -- after the extra score was a success in the fourth quarter.

If you missed it, here's a replay:

9:25 p.m.: Field goal for Eagles

Eagles score three now leading 32-26.

9:24 p.m.: 4th quarter commences

Tom Brady has thrown for more than 400 yards for the second straight Super Bowl, and the New England Patriots are within three of the Philadelphia Eagles for the second time in the second half of the Super Bowl. Brady threw a 26-yard scoring pass to Chris Hogan, pushing him to 404 yards passing and getting the Patriots within 29-26 late in the third quarter. Brady set the Super Bowl record with 466 yards last year in Houston.

9:22 p.m.: 3rd quarter scores

At the end of the third quarter, the Eagles lead Patriots 29-26.

9:19 p.m.: 955 total yards so far this game

NBC announcers said that a total of 955 yards have been run as of the third quarter.

Another stat: The all-time record for most passing yards in a Super Bowl was 466 (by Tom Brady!)

9:10 p.m.: Patriots' Hogan completes touchdown

Tom Brady throws a perfect pass to Chris Hogan for a touchdown. Eagles hold slight lead in third quarter 29-26.

9:02 p.m.: The play stands, Eagles touchdown complete

Eagles now lead Patriots 29-19, after picking up the extra goal.

8:58 p.m.: Eagles touchdown in 3rd quarter

Two officials confirmed the touchdown by running back Corey Clement, but the play is under review on whether he had control.

8:54 p.m.: Super Bowl TV "blackout" due to "brief equipment failure"

Dead air time during the Super Bowl was because of a "brief equipment failure that was quickly resolved," according to an NBC Sports spokesman Sunday. The program went black for about 20 seconds in the first half, but no game action or commercial time was missed, the spokesman said.

8:45 p.m.: Patriots touchdown

Gronkowski catches a touchdown pass from Brady. The Eagles still lead 22-19.

8:45 p.m.: NFL tweets timelapse of halftime show

In a rush? Watch below:

8:41 p.m.: 2nd half commences

Third quarter begins as the Eagles lead Patriots, 22 to 12.

8:33 p.m.: Timberlake wraps up halftime show

Singer finishes off his performance with "Mirrors" and "Can't Stop the Feeling!"

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Justin Timberlake performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. Getty

What did you think?

8:28 p.m.: Timberlake sings tribute to Minnesota native Prince

Timberlake sang "I Would Die 4 U" as an image of Prince was projected high above the crowd.

CBS News' Jamie Yuccas snapped this image from the show:

There was also an image of the Minneapolis skyline blanketed in purple as a tribute to Prince.

What a great view!

8:19 p.m.: Justin Timberlake kicks off halftime show

NBC's Jimmy Fallon introduced singer Justin Timberlake who took the stage to perform hits like "Filthy," "Rock Your Body, "SexyBack,"My Love," "Cry Me A River," "Suit & Tie," Until The End Of Time."

Most users on social media seem to enjoy the show, with some commenting though that the audio mix seemed off.

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Justin Timberlake performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minn. Getty

8:15 p.m.: Preparations for Super Bowl Halftime show

CBS News' Jamie Yuccas snaps a picture ahead of Justin Timberlake's performance.

8 p.m.: Foles catches touchdown pass

Completing the play the Patriots couldn't, Nick Foles caught a touchdown pass from tight end Trey Burton on fourth down before the end of the second quarter. The gutsy play call puts the Eagles up 22-12.

7:55 p.m.: Pats cut Eagles' lead with rushing TD

With momentum from the defense, Tom Brady and the Patriots drove up the field to set up James White's impressive 26-yard touchdown run. Eagles lead 15-12.

— JC

7:45 p.m.: Pats come up with major interception

Nick Foles threw the ball deep to Alshon Jeffrey, who couldn't keep control of the ball, and Duron Harmon came up with the interception. The play was Nick Foles' first turnover of the night.

7:40 p.m.: Gostkowski hits 45-yard field goal

Tom Brady threw a 46-yard screen pass to Rex Burkhead, but the Eagle's defense holds Brady to a three and out, forcing the field goal attempt. Eagles lead 15-6.

7:30 p.m.: Blount runs through defenders for a touchdown

LeGarrette Blount ran through arm tackles and found himself in the end zone. The Eagles went for the 2-point conversation and failed. Eagles are up 15-3.

7:20 p.m.: Cooks won't return after injury

Brandon Cooks, one of Tom Brady's favorite receivers, was seen heading into the locker room with trainers after taking a big hit from Rodney McLeod. Cooks tried and failed to hurdle the defense back and got laid out. He lied motionless on the ground before exiting the game. He was later ruled out of the game.

— JC

7:12 p.m.: Gostkowski misses a field goal

After a bad snap, Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski hits the upright on a missed field goal attempt. Eagles still up 9-3.

— Justin Carissimo

6:58 p.m.: Foles hits Jeffery for 34-yard touchdown

Nick Foles threw a 34-yard touchdown to Alshon Jeffery, giving the Eagles a 9-3 lead over the Patriots. However, the Eagles missed the extra point with a bad kick. There's 2:34 left in the first quarter.

6:53 p.m.: Field goal success for Patriots

Patriots are finally on the board with their first quarter score for a field goal. Game is tied up 3-3.

6:41 p.m.: Field goal success for Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have settled for Jake Elliott's 25-yard field goal and a 3-0 lead over the New England Patriots on the opening drive of the Super Bowl.

The Eagles had a first down at the 5 after Corey Clement's 16-yard gain on a catch and run. But a penalty and two incomplete passes forced Philadelphia to settle for the field goal.

The Patriots will take over looking for their first points in the first quarter in eight Super Bowl appearances with quarterback Tom Brady.

Quarterback Nick Foles had completions of 17 yards to Alshon Jeffery and 15 yards to Torrey Smith the play after Smith had a drop on second down.

6:33 p.m.: No players seen kneeling during national anthem

There were no NFL players kneeling during Pink's performance of the "Star Spangled Banner" ahead of Super Bowl LII.

Nearly all of the Patriots stood in line with their right hands over their hearts.

6:31 p.m.: Pats kick off

Patriots give a line drive kick that begins Super Bowl LII.

6:25 p.m.: Medal of Honor recipients honored, Pats win coin toss

Sixteen Medal of Honor recipients were on the field. One recipient from his service in World War II flipped the coin.

The New England Patriots have won the opening coin toss and have deferred to the second half.

The Philadelphia Eagles will start the game with the ball and hope to be the first team to score on the opening possession of the Super Bowl since Devin Hester returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown for Chicago against Indianapolis in the 2007 game.

6:21 p.m.: Pink powers through the national anthem

Singer Pink, despite having the flu, nailed the singing of the national anthem to kick off Super Bowl LII.

6:15 p.m.: Justin Timberlake won't use Prince hologram at Super Bowl

Sheila E. says Justin Timberlake reached out to her after she tweeted that Prince didn't want to be turned into a hologram and says she wants "people to know there was no hologram." Her comments come after TMZ reported Saturday that Timberlake was set to use a hologram of Prince during his halftime know performance Sunday. But Sheila E. tells The Associated Press that Prince told her didn't want to be used as a hologram for religious reasons.

Timberlake said he looked up to Prince and admired him during a press conference days ago in Minnesota. It was the same day the pop star held a listening party for his new album at Paisley Park.

Holograms of A-list celebrities have appeared in recent years, from Tupac Shakur to Roy Orbison, whose hologram is set to go on a tour.

In an AP interview Saturday, Sting said he would not want to have his likeness portrayed in a hologram.

"I don't want to be hologrammed. I really don't. God knows who they will team me up with, you know. No. I'm going to write in my will that I am not to be hologrammed," he said.

"Roy wouldn't have even known about it," he added. "How would he know?"

6:10 p.m.: Kelly Clarkson supports flu-stricken Pink

Kelly Clarkson says she's not worried about Pink nailing the national anthem at the Super Bowl despite having the flu.

When asked if she would fill in for Pink if needed, Clarkson said, "I don't think Pink will need anybody to fill in for her. Even Pink with the flu is still hands down one of the best vocalists of our generation."

Clarkson added: "I would take Pink's voice on a flu day any day."

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Pink performed sick at a concert Friday in Minnesota and said it's easy to become under the weather when you're a mother of two children. Clarkson echoed her sentiments.

"Our babies are right in our face, like the saliva, the mucus membranes are all around us," she said. "We both have toddlers and I mean, they're literally little petri dishes of disease walking, they just have everything. So we're sick sometimes."

Clarkson was one of the tailgate performances Sunday at Nomadic Live at The Armory. She said she enjoys performing for sports fans.

"The fun thing that you can always expect is it's never going to be a dead crowd because either A, they're drinking already or B, the energy of sports fans in general, they're just excited to be here (and) they're excited for their team," she said.

Though Clarkson is a Dallas Cowboys fan, she said she's rooting for the Philadelphia Eagles over the New England Patriots.

"My nanny is a huge Eagles fan, so we're all Eagles today. And they're the underdog, right? So, you know, it's kind of cool," she said.

6 p.m.: Trump brings up national anthem debate in Super Bowl LII message

President Trump has once again called for football fans to stand during the playing of the National Anthem as a sign of support for the nation's troops.

He issued a statement from his Mar-a-Lago estate where he spent the weekend with first lady Melania Trump.

"As many Americans come together to watch the Super Bowl, Melania and I extend our greetings and appreciation for those who make occasions like this possible, particularly the brave men and women of our Armed Forces," Mr. Trump's statement read.

Trump releases national anthem message ahead of Super Bowl 01:02

5:55 p.m.: Protesters have been removed

Police in Minneapolis have removed protesters who locked themselves across a light-rail line near U.S. Bank Stadium, temporarily halting trains carrying fans to the Super Bowl.

Live footage from the scene Sunday showed police working to unlock or cut locks the protesters had used at the stop near the University of Minnesota's West Bank station. That's about a half-mile from the stadium.

The footage showed protesters in zip ties waiting to board a bus to be carried from the scene.

Protesters blocked the line shortly after 2 p.m., saying they were protesting police brutality as well as the light-rail line being turned over to Super Bowl fans for the day.

Metro Transit was busing fans the rest of the way to the game.

5:45 p.m.: Protesters shut off rail line serving Super Bowl

A small group of activists protesting police brutality have shut down a light-rail line carrying fans to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis.

About 30 activists walked onto the city's Green Line at the Stadium Village stop shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday, stopping trains in both directions.

The line runs from downtown St. Paul to the heart of Minneapolis, and is a main way some fans are getting to the game between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles.

Chinyere Tutashinda, a spokeswoman for the activists, says some chained themselves along the track.

Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla says the agency has contingency plans to get riders the rest of the way to U.S. Bank Stadium. He says he's confident they'll be there for kickoff.

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