football newspapers will be deciding whether Eddie D. should go into the Hall of Fame.
Still, a side of me realizes that without the dark, primal forces, the game of football becomes less beautiful.
“football is a vocation and an opportunity for ministry,” Dungy has written.
The network might be able to brag about Sunday Night football, but it can't rely on the sports franchise all year for ratings.
Let the seniors have their Senior Day; the last home game of the season, for most football teams, is the day to recognize seniors.
But, to tell you the truth, I like football better than baseball.
Now if there is one thing fatal to football it is indecision.
Chrysanthemums, which are considered a necessary accompaniment of a football game, were everywhere.
Is it as good as football, and what time of the year is it played.
In less than a month football will be taking up most of the time and attention that school athletes can devote to sport.
open-air game, first recorded c.1400; see foot (n.) + ball (n.1). Forbidden in a Scottish statute of 1424. The first reference to the ball itself is late 15c. Figurative sense of "something idly kicked around" is first recorded 1530s. Ball-kicking games date back to the Roman legions, at least, but the sport seems to have risen to a national obsession in England, c.1630. Rules first regularized at Cambridge, 1848; soccer (q.v.) split off in 1863.
The U.S. style (known to some in England as "stop-start rugby with padding") evolved gradually 19c.; the first true collegiate game is considered to have been played Nov. 6, 1869, between Princeton and Rutgers, at Rutgers, but the rules there were more like soccer. A rematch at Princeton Nov. 13, with the home team's rules, was true U.S. football. The earliest recorded application of the word football to this is from 1881.