PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- There was "" and " ." The in the MLS Cup Final and Super Bowl LVII. It all ended the same: heartbreak.
The latest blow to the Philadelphia sports fandom came Sunday night, when the Eaglesto the Kansas City Chiefs, 38-35, in the Super Bowl.
Jalen Hurtssetting Super Bowl records and once again proving that he's the long-term answer at quarterback.
But that doesn't take the sting out of losing another professional sports championship in a matter of months.
To make matters worse?
The Philadelphia Phillies and Union each lost in their championships on the same day in November.
First, the Union lost toin the afternoon on Nov. 5.
Hours later, the Phillies' magical postseason run ended when Houston slugger Yordan Alvarez banged a. The Phils never recovered and lost the game, 4-1, and the World Series, 4-2.
Three months later, the Eagles suffered the third championship defeat in a three-point loss to their.
The MLS Cup, the World Series and now the Super Bowl.
They say things come in threes.
Good things also come in threes.
The Union finally made it to the MLS Cup Final, and Philadelphia fans showed up for it. The MLS Cup was theEnglish and Spanish soccer audience in 27 years.
The Phillies ended baseball's, wrote playoff magic and made it to . They followed it up by and and .
And hey, pitchers and catchers report on Thursday.
The Eagles' wound remains too fresh to reflect fully upon the positives, but there are plenty there. Mainly, Hurts.
The fact remains, though, right now the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection is Heartbreak City.
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