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 ...
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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Sep 25, 2013 ... The University of Detroit Stadium hosted the first broadcasted Thanksgiving Day
football game in 1934, pitting the Detroit Lions against the ...
Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever,
November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During
It may come as a surprise to many, but football has a long and interesting history;
sources suggest that the sport was first introduced in England as early as 1170 ...
1869 Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever,
November 6. ... The game had the first $3-million gate in pro football history.
This bit of information may be painful to the macho among us, but the history of
football in America - at least of the game we recognize today - begins with the Ivy