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  FootballAmerica.com » Football Equipment, Helmets, Jerseys, Pants, Cleats, Gloves, Uniforms
Football Equipment is what Football America is all about.
Football America's bulk pricing discounts are shown below the item price and in the price charts on selected items.
Football America has been a football equipment supplier for 24 years and provides the finest quality football equipment and training aids available with shop-at-home convenience.
www.footballamerica.com   (203 words)

  BBC - Science & Nature - Hot Topics - Football - Homepage
Researchers have discovered a link between the length of a footballer's ring finger and their ability as a player.
It seems that fingers, although they don't help a footballer in any major way, are an indicator of how much testosterone they received at this crucial stage of development.
Both are useful qualities, but what every footballer needs on top of that is rigorous training.
www.bbc.co.uk /science/hottopics/football   (526 words)

  Football - MSN Encarta
Football, game played on a rectangular field by two opposing teams with an inflated leather ball that is roughly oval in shape.
Football is considered a full-contact sport, meaning that play involves bodily contact by way of checking, blocking, grabbing, and tackling.
American football differs slightly in rules and field size from a style of football played mostly in Canada, called Canadian football.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557873/American_Football.html   (1168 words)

 Howstuffworks "How American Football Works"
Football is a game of inches played on a field measured in yards -- English measurements are used to track movements on the field.
An official NFL football field is a rectangle that is 120 yards (110 m) long and 53 yards, 1 foot (49 m) wide.
Official NFL footballs are handmade by Wilson Sporting Goods Co. The football is an oblong sphere and is 11 to 11.5 inches (27.9 - 29.2 cm) long.
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  World Almanac for Kids
FOOTBALL, AMERICAN, type of football that developed in the U.S. in the 19th century from association football, or soccer, and Rugby football (principally the latter).
In preseason or regular-season pro football games, if both teams have scored the same number of points at the end of regulation time, the teams are allowed a 3-min rest and then engage in a “sudden-death” overtime period in which the first team to score is the winner.
In college football, the team winning the toss may elect to be given first choice at the start of the second half, thereby allowing the other team first pick of the options at the beginning of the game.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/sports/football.html   (4059 words)

  Football - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, two clubs which claim to be the world's first and/or oldest football club, in the sense of one which is not part of a school or university, are both stongholds of rugby football: the Barnes Club, said to have been founded in 1839, and Guy's Hospital Football Club, reportedly founded in 1843.
Sheffield Football Club, founded by former Harrow School pupils Nathaniel Creswick and William Prest, in 1857, was later recognised as the world's oldest Association football (soccer) club, in the sense of a club not attached to a school or university.
Flag football – non-tackle American football, like touch football, in which a flag that is held by velcro on a belt tied around the waist is pulled by defenders to indicate a tackle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football   (7334 words)

 Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Football (also known as association football or soccer) is a team sport played between two teams each consisting of 11 players and is widely considered to be the most popular sport in the world.
Football is generally a free-flowing game, with play stopping only when the ball has left the field of play, or when play is stopped by the referee.
The rules of football as they are codified today are based on mid-19th century efforts to standardise the widely varying forms of football played at the public schools of England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_(soccer)   (4511 words)

 eBay Guides - Football Buying Guide
Also, know that NCAA footballs are slightly smaller and more rounded than official NFL footballs, making them easier to throw and catch.
Youth football helmets and adult football helmets from companies such as Riddell and Wilson come in a variety of sizes to fit different size heads.
High-top football cleats: High-top football cleats provide extra ankle support for lateral movements and are often used by linemen.
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 Austin Peay State University Official Athletics Web site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ausitn Peay's football team took advantage of UT Martin miscues to build an early 10-3 lead, but did not score after the first quarter and committed a crucial turnover in the fourth quarter of a 20-10 loss to Skyhawks, Saturday.
It was a historic day for the governors, who will return to scholarship football beginning in 2006 before returning to the OVC the next season.
This is the final year for the Govs in the Pioneer Football League as they make their way back to the OVC in 2007.
www.apsu.edu /letsgopeay/updates/football/fb.htm   (2408 words)

 Welcome to the American Football   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The AFA is dedicated to the advancement of semi-pro/minor league football throughout the United States and serves as the National Organization for non-professional leagues and teams from coast-to-coast.
Over the past quarter century the national association for semi-pro football teams and leagues has singled out exactly 500 overachievers on the semi-pro level of the sport and recognized them as "Legends of their level".
Dinner tickets for the Saturday, June 10th Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame Dinner are $50 each and can be purchased by contacting the AFA national office at 941-388-3510 or via e-mail at usafoot@aol.com.
members.aol.com /amerfoot/afa.htm   (669 words)

 Football, Premiership, FA Cup, World Cup, Champions League | the Daily Mail
Football: Sir Alex Ferguson promised ‘a hug and a kiss, maybe two kisses’ for Sam Allardyce yesterday after his Bolton side held champions Chelsea to a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge to leave Manchester United with one hand on the Premiership trophy...
Football: Neil Warnock lived every moment of stoppage time and punched the air in delight after the final whistle had confirmed Sheffield United were a step closer to Premiership safety...
Football: Arsene Wenger is set to stall on extending his Arsenal contract until the club’s future is more assured and while he considers how bright is his young squad’s future...
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/live/sport/football.html?in_page_id=1779   (878 words)

 The Nuclear Football - United States Nuclear Forces
The concept of the football came about in the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The White House Communications Agency which oversees the military unit in charge of "the football", was created with personnel from sections of the Defense Communcations Agency, composed of units from the Defense Communications Operations Unit (responsible for communications and emergency power engineering) and the Defense Communications Support Unit.
She carried the "football" for President Ronald Reagan for three years.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/systems/nuclear-football.htm   (445 words)

 popwarner.com - Pop Warner Football
Pop Warner football has been around since the inception of the league in 1929 by founder Joseph J. Tomlin as a four-team conference in Northeast Philadelphia.
Pop Warner is the ONLY youth football program (local, regional and national) that sets and enforces a strict AGE and WEIGHT MATRIX that reduces the risk and reality of injuries.
Pop Warner exists to use football, cheerleading, dance and a respect for education to develop strong, smart, responsible, healthy young men and women.
www.popwarner.com /football/pop.asp?lable=overview   (259 words)

 Eastern Illinois University Panther Athletics >>> www.EIUpanthers.com
The NFF National Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who have maintained a 3.2 GPA or better throughout their collegiate careers.
Football at Eastern Illinois will start earlier than expected this fall as the Panthers have announced a slight change to their 2007 schedule which will give EIU four home games before November.
New Orleans Saints head football coach and Eastern Illinois University alumnus Sean Payton has been named the National Football League Coach of the Year after leading the Saints to a 10-6 record and NFC South Division title.
www.eiu.edu /~sprtinfo/sports/football/1st.htm   (2037 words)

 Wabash College: Football
The Monon Bell Classic, one of America’s oldest and richest college football rivalries, will be nationally telecast on HDNet for the next three years.
The three-year contract calls for HDNet, which has televised the 2003 and 2006 games, to broadcast the November 10, 2007 contest from Blackstock Stadium in Greencastle, as well as the 2008 and 2009 battles for the Bell.
Wabash football players and coaches keep you up to date on their pursuit of "good to GREAT!"
www.wabash.edu /sports/football   (98 words)

 College Football Encyclopedia - Encyclopedia Shop
College football detailed yearly team records, bowl summaries, coaching records, team and individual award and trophy winners, top 10 listings.
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Until the advent of television, college football was far more popular than its professional counterpart.
www.ecaseload.com /college-football-encyclopedia.html   (314 words)

 ircFootball.com :: get it?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you looking for a great place to meet new people and discuss your favorite football team, or any sports in general you have found the right place.
#football is the largest and most popular american football IRC channel around, there are always great people around to debate or just watch a game with.
Another year of great football is sneaking up on us.
packets.me.uk /football/index.php   (502 words)

 Football | Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Official Website - GAA.ie
Gaelic Football can be described as a mixture of soccer and rugby, although it predates both of those games.
Indeed it is thought that Australian Rules evolved from Gaelic Football through the many thousands who were either deported or emigrated to Australia from the middle of the nineteenth century.
The goalposts are the same shape as on a rugby pitch, with the crossbar lower than a rugby one and slightly higher than a soccer one.
www.gaa.ie /page/football.html   (134 words)

 Home Page - Pro Football Hall of Fame
Peyton Manning became the 11th quarterback in NFL history to pass for 40,000 yards.
Wide receivers Cris Carter and Herman Moore and cornerback Darrell Green are first-year eligible candidates among a list of 124 modern-era players, coaches, and contributors who make up the preliminary list of nominees for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fames Class of 2008.
Vikings rookie RB donated historic jersey to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
www.profootballhof.com   (323 words)

Morningside opened the 2006 football season with a 21-16 victory against Midland Lutheran College on Saturday night at Elwood Olsen Stadium.
Morningside College is ranked ninth nationally in the NAIA pre-season football poll released today.
The Mustangs are coming off a banner 2005 season where they posted a 12-1 record to set a school record for victories in a season, won the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) championship with a perfect 10-0 mark, and advanced to the semifinals of the NAIA National Playoffs.
www.morningside.edu /mustangs/football/index.cfm   (283 words)

 - Football - Sport - smh.com.au
Officials in Britain are wrangling over whether former England football captain David Beckham should be given a knighthood.
SOCCEROOS utility Mile Sterjovski might have inadvertently let a very big cat out of the bag yesterday when he suggested defending champions Japan may not be calling on all their European-based stars for the Asian Cup.
Ryan Giggs will retire from international football after Saturday's Euro 2008 qualifier against the Czech Republic, the Wales and Manchester United winger said on Wednesday.
www.smh.com.au /sport/football   (564 words)

 USA Football: Home
USA Football: Leading the Development, Shaping the Future
Good equipment reconditioning and purchasing skills are vital for any successful youth football program.
For the team to have success, all the great ideas you may have as a coach need to be presented to your fellow coaches, the players, and their parents in a clear organized manner.It is important to agree upon a method for sharing that information with the coaching staff, players, and parents.
www.usafootball.com   (157 words)

 Football News: NFL & Fantasy Stories, Teams, Stats, Scores & Schedules - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Former Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith, shown with 'Dancing with the Stars' partner Cheryl Burke, has world-class dancer to the list of dynamic talents he had when he retired from the NFL after the 2004 season.
Zierlein said the incident has been difficult for him and his family and that he intends to use his team-issued computer only for football business from now on.
The Oakland Raiders receiver said Wednesday he would have to pay $210,000 to switch his uniform from No. 84 to 81 in order to reimburse the team and Reebok for the cost of the unsold jerseys.
www.usatoday.com /sports/football/default.htm   (1323 words)

 FOOTBALL / NEWS - Champions League and UEFA Cup live on your PC, Football News, Live Football Scores, Champions League ...
FOOTBALL / NEWS - Champions League and UEFA Cup live on your PC, Football News, Live Football Scores, Champions League News, Champions League Scores, Champions League Video Clips.
Chelsea manager Avram Grant believes his team is being targeted by referees after Michael Essien was red carded at Derby.
Keep up to date with all the scores and scorers from today's major competitions.
www.itv-football.co.uk   (288 words)

 Football - NCAA Sports.com
California (PA) and Valdosta St. also moved on to the next round in a full day of exciting Division II football action.
The second round of the 2007 Division III Football Championship ended with eight teams advancing to the quarterfinals.
The two-time defending NCAA Division III Champions Mount Union College used a 59-7 win over The College of New Jersey.
www.ncaasports.com /football/mens   (184 words)

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