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NYC mayor laments Empire State Building showing support to Eagles

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New York City Mayor Eric Adams has weighed in on the Empire State Building lighting up in Eagles colors following Philadelphia's NFC Championship Game win Sunday.

During an appearance on "CNN This Morning" on Monday, Adams admitted he was disappointed by the building's show of support for the Eagles.

"That got away from us," Adams said. "The way the Eagles game got away from us with the (New York) Giants, we should have lit up in real symbolism the colors of the giant. That blue should have been there.

"Unfortunately, someone did not get the memo at the Empire State Building, but we want to see good sportsmanship. The Giants will be back next year, and the (New York) Jets will be back. We'll be excited when they rebuild their teams."

The Eagles eliminated the Giants from the playoffs with a 38-7 win in the divisional round, completing a season sweep of their NFC East rivals.

Meanwhile, the Jets failed to reach the playoffs for the 12th straight season.

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