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    Today the National Football League (NFL) is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise, but little did you know its origins as the American Professional Football Association were a whole lot more humble. Its birth really originated in an Ohio auto dealership, some teams in the cities such as Decatur and Munchie and the crowning of a champion four months after the last snap was taken. 14 men huddled inside the Jordan and Hupmobile automobile showroom in downtown Canton, Ohio, on the night of September 17, 1920, were finally ready to strike a deal. They all had to come to Ralph Hay’s dealership not in search of a new set of wheels, but on the other hand a new professional football league had to save them from themselves. The very first football game involving an APFA team took place on September 26, 1920, at Douglas Park in Rock Island, Illinois, as the hometown…

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    yours.” Australia is considered to be a ‘sports mad’ country, this country excelled in international sports throughout most of the 1960s, and local participation rates were high. Sports in the 1960’s had a strong effect on society. There were only so many teams for leagues, and different sports were bigger back then, then they are now. There were some very important and outstanding players then that don’t stand out to us now. Pro Basketball in the 1960’s wasn’t as big as it is now. The…

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    The Titans Essay

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    of incredible strength and knowledge of old religion rituals and magic”. They were also known as the Elder Gods and came from Mount Othrys (“The Titans”, 2016). So why not name a football team the Titans? Whether it is a professional, college, high school or any level of competition having an intimidating name is quite scary. It starts back in 1969 when the American Football League and the National Football League merged as one. Having 26 teams in two different conferences, the Houston Oilers…

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    ever thought of how football came to be? Many people think that football was invented recently, but you would be surprised to hear that it was invented a long time ago. Did you know that football was not invented in America. Many people think that as well. Football is believed to come from the Greek game of harpaston. Harpaston was known to be very rough like football. To score in harpaston, you had to get the ball across a goal line. More modern football came from England. It was so…

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    Around this time of the year, I, like many Americans do, dedicate my Sundays to football. For me, it’s borderline unhealthy, sitting on my couch from 1pm to 7pm, glued to watching grown men in uniform wearing pads running into each other (NFL RedZone is great for this). Following the end of the normal games before NBC’s Sunday Night Football Game of the Week: which featured a huge game involving the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, I noticed I had some time to spare, so I decided…

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    Our hearts are Bigger, our bonds are STRONGER, our hits are HARDER, our traditions OLDER, but our weaknesses… FEWER. The New York Giants are a professional American football team located in the New York metropolitan area. The Giants compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) East division. The team plays its home games in East Rutherford, New Jersey, at MetLife Stadium, which it shares with the New York Jets in a unique…

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    Popularity Of Football

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    that Football is one of the most popular sports that exist. Ever since 1885, it has been one of America’s favorite sports. It became “football” by a combination of soccer and rugby. It first became popular in England back in the nineteenth century. Historians have done research to see how the sport has spread throughout the country. During this time, the popularity of football grew to college campuses such as Yale, Harvard, Rutgers, Brown, and Princeton. It was not until November 6th, 1869, that…

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    Jim Brown was one of the best American Football players ever. He was the No. 6 Draft overall to the Cleveland Browns where he had an outstanding 9 year career. In his 9 year career he had over 1,000 yards a season for 8 years. He was a pro bowler 9 years straight and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1971. Jim Brown set the standard for all NFL fullbacks to this day. Jim Brown was one of the best American Football players ever. He was born in 1936 on St. Simons Island off the coast of…

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    Terry Bradshaw was a very charming and energetic American player. He was well known for is for is stunning performance as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). Born on September 2, 1948, in the Shreveport in the state of Louisiana USA, Terry was very talented in football, athletics, and academics. He exhibited a very remarkable performance in these fields. Therefore, he began his career after college when he was selected by Pittsburgh Steelers. After getting this chance, he worked…

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    the American culture. Therefore, by integrating the ad campaigns with these holidays has been Coca-Cola’s strategy of increasing the overall number of customers. For instance, during the 1931 Christmas holidays, the company developed an image of the modern Santa Claus and made use of the opportunity to advertise their products (Horowitz, 2011). The campaign was generally meant to remind and promote the holiday spirit among the…

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