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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Football_League

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 ... The NFL was formed in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association (APFA) before renaming itself the National Football League for ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_National_Football_League

The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association (APFA) with ten teams from four states, all of whom ...

www.profootballhof.com/news/nfl-founded-in-canton

Jan 1, 2005 ... While not front-page news in 1920, the league's formation was the start of a journey that has made the NFL this country's favorite sport.

www.history.com/news/the-birth-of-the-national-football-league

Sep 4, 2014 ... ... one—the withdrawal of Massillon before the league even officially formed. ... The NFL's first season was so quickly forgotten in the collective ...

www.nfl.com/history/chronology/1869-1910

Chris O'Brien formed a neighborhood team, which played under the name the Morgan Athletic Club, on the south side of Chicago. The team later became ...

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The National Football League (NFL) was formed in 1922 out of the American Professional Football Association (APFA), which was founded in 1920.

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Jun 21, 2012 ... The original 14 NFL teams and where they went. ... In 1920, the American Professional Football Association was founded during a meeting at a ...

www.britannica.com/topic/National-Football-League

May 3, 2017 ... National Football League (NFL), major U.S. professional gridiron football organization, founded in 1920 in Canton, Ohio, as the American ...

www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/13673330/nfl-was-born-smoky-ohio-car-showroom-95-years-ago-today

Sep 17, 2015 ... It was 95 years ago, on Sept. 17, that Ralph Hay met with 10 other pro football team owners at his car dealership. The NFL was formed that day ...

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The National Football League, originally founded in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, promoted the sport, sought credibility for the game ...