Walter Camp, the Father of American Football, invented its rules in 1879.
The history of American football can be traced to early versions of rugby football
and association football. Both games have their origin in varieties of football ...
Football (as well as rugby and soccer) are believed to have descended from the
ancient Greek game of harpaston. Harpaston is mentioned frequently in ...
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conception in the late 1800's to the record breaking 2000's.
The contemporary history of the world's favourite game spans more than 100
years. It all began in 1863 in England, when rugby football and association
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the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever,
November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During
Sep 25, 2013 ... The University of Detroit Stadium hosted the first broadcasted Thanksgiving Day
football game in 1934, pitting the Detroit Lions against the ...
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