Host baller Super Bowl party in presidential suite of Philly hotel for low, low price

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Host baller Super Bowl party in presidential suite of Philly hotel for low, low price

Don't want to spend $10,000 on tickets and airfare out to Minnesota for the Super Bowl? You're not alone!

Why not spend just $9,000 and stay at home right here in Philadelphia but get a ridiculous hotel suite just blocks from Broad Street? Sounds great to me!

After writing about my HUGE dilemma of not knowing where to watch the Super Bowl between the Eagles and New England Patriots, a rep for Hotel Palomar in Philadelphia wrote about this awesome-but-pricey deal.

They're calling it the "Footballin’ Luxury Viewing Suite" in which you get the Presidential Suite on the 23rd floor, all the food and drink you could want for a dozen people, and a gift card to Mitchell & Ness to get even more Birds' swag.

I'm interested! As long as somebody else is paying for my bill. 

Some of the details:

- An overnight stay in the Presidential Suite, including the Parlor and adjoining Queen Queen guest room on 2/4/18

- Overnight valet parking for up to four cars

- A viewing party for up to 12 guests with a catered, super bowl inspired menu from Square 1682 and all the snacks you can eat

- A five hour open bar from 5:30pm to 10:30pm

- A private attendant

- $500 gift certificate to Mitchell & Ness for Eagles swag

- Private booking concierge

- If the Eagles win, complimentary stay in the Presidential Suite on the night of the home opener next season (room only, F&B not included)

I followed up asking about the television situation. How big is the TV in the room? How many TVs are in the room? Is it okay if we're loud as normal Eagles fans will be during the Super Bowl, etc.

We'll update this post when we find that out. Could be a make or break decision.

The Dodgers are now calling Chase Utley 'dad'

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The Dodgers are now calling Chase Utley 'dad'

Dodgers shortstop Kike Hernandez hit a two-run homer off Stephen Strasburg in the fifth inning on Sunday to help spark his team’s 7-2 win over the Nationals on Sunday. 

Then he thanked his dad. 

Not his real one. 

In his postgame interview with SportsNet LA, the 26-year-old thanked his 39-year-old teammate Chase Utley, who is apparently a father figure. 

"After my first at-bat my dad Chase told me to use his bat, and I did, and first pitch I hit a homer,” Hernandez said. “It’s dad’s bat.”

So the Dodgers are now calling Utley dad. Fantastic. 

We've found the 1 thing that scares Joel Embiid

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We've found the 1 thing that scares Joel Embiid

We've found the one thing Joel Embiid is afraid of.

It's not an opposing big man. 

It's water.

We all know Embiid would have no qualms about sliding into Rihanna's DMs, but prior to those pictures, it was difficult for his mates to get him down a slide in the Bahamas. As evidenced by this hilarious video from Sixers minority owner Michael Rubin.

@joelembiid is not a fan of water slides 😂 (@michaelgrubin)

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Hey, as long as he doesn't have to face-up Hassan Whiteside in a pool, the Sixers should be OK.

In all seriousness though, Sixers fans would probably prefer that Embiid stays as far as possible from any type of contraption that could potentially lead to a freak injury.