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As the basketball season for other Division I colleges staggers toward its conclusion and lower-division schools begin spring football campaigns, some college coaches and players fear the Ivy League will skip spring sports entirely.Ivy League sports were shut down quickly by coronavirus. A restart is proving much slower.|Glynn A. Hill|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
It’s a level of success that just doesn’t seem replicable, however much he owes to the fact that GM Jason Licht and head coach Bruce Arians built one of the most complete teams in football.
He was far more concerned with football, his no-distraction reputation going back to his first head coaching stint in Cleveland.Marty Schottenheimer’s legacy can be measured in teams’ regret over letting him go|Leonard Shapiro|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
So if we can get our heads around that like we’ve done in football, football will fix itself.NFL begins an uncertain offseason, with questions about vaccines, the salary cap and more|Mark Maske|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
They took away the sidelines, and they did a good job of rallying to the football and making tackles.That really was one of the least enjoyable Super Bowls of all time|Neil Greenberg|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
The clichés about football-obsessed husbands and frustrated wives are pretty heavy-handed.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.
His accuser was smeared and demeaned, and a star football player was allowed to keep on playing.Jameis Winston Cleared of Rape Like Every Other College Sports Star|Robert Silverman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Army B-squad players who fail to make it onto the varsity team after a year or two usually quit football.
I watch football, basketball, and hockey on TV and sometimes “The Bass Pros” on Outdoor Channel.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his football days the "fighting face" of the Indian star had often appeared on sporting pages.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Under the heat of the exercise during the football game the victim's body generated the gas which he inhaled.
For weeks before it the children practiced racing, and trained themselves in jumping, football, quoiting and such sports.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
Football would, be better, if it had been the right time of the year, and we had grass to play on; now it might create suspicion.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
Football shall be played with a light india-rubber globe, and "pushing" shall be strictly forbidden.
British Dictionary definitions for football
- any of various games played with a round or oval ball and usually based on two teams competing to kick, head, carry, or otherwise propel the ball into each other's goal, territory, etcSee association football, rugby, Australian Rules, American football, Gaelic football
- (as modifier)a football ground; a football supporter