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Running head: FANTASY FOOTBALL 1 Individual Research Paper: An Overview of Fantasy Football January 15, 2012 Abstract This paper explores the popular world of fantasy football along with the technology used to sustain a successful league. What is fantasy football, you ask? Fantasy football is a competition amongst fantasy football owners with specific set of rules and scoring systems. It allows anyone to establish and manage their own dream team of current players...

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A Brief History of the National Football League Superbowl

A Brief History of the NFL Superbowl This was war! Since its inception seven years earlier, the upstart American Football League (AFL) had fought the National Football League (NFL) for players, fans, television revenues, and respect. The successful new league had won everything except, respect. On January 15, 1967 the first World Championship game against the AFL and the NFL took place. The powerhouse NFL champions the Green Bay Packers against the AFL champion the Kansas City Chiefs. What ended...

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American Football

Football in America My experience with football has been the most memorable of them all since I was a little child. My first year of playing football was pop-warner football when I was about 8-10 years old and that experience changed my feeling and gave me an idea of playing high school football when I enter high school. Pop-warner is a little league football program for young kids that want to play for a main school to support their program for school. I did not think I will have the courage...

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How American Football Works

How to Play Football Football, also known as American football, is a team game that combines strategy and physical play. The object of football is to advance the ball up the field by running and passing the ball, and scoring a touchdown by crossing the ball into the end zone. Professional football, high school football, and college football are all highly popular spectator sports in the United States. Football History Football originated from a primitive game of rugby played in America in...

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Flag Football Flag football is one of those sports that are fun but not as much pressure is on the players. It is a version of our American football that is popular all-over the world. The game is practically the same just not with all the heavy gears on top of the players. It’s rules are twins to the regular football except the tackling is replaced with the players pulling the flag off the player that is holding the ball. Flag football is known for its non-dominant sport which means it’s very...

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paying college football athletes

The Struggle of Paying College Athletes The Coach of a football team is just as important as any player performing on the field. In fact his power over the team surpasses that of any one single player, the coach can determine whether an entire season is a victory or a loss. Perhaps this is why Colleges justify paying a coach millions of dollar a year, but the players who are out there beside him next to nothing. Although a lot of the players that perform on the field week by week do get...

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Evolution of American Football

Evolution Of American Football American Football has emerged as one of America’s most popular sports to watch and favorite pastime in the fall and winter seasons. This intense and competitive sport was invented in the early 19th century by the “father of football”, Walter Camp (Camp 1). Walter Camp was a football captain and head coach at Yale University. The historical figure, Walter Camp, invented the rules that transformed rugby football into American football, which he all told in his...

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Fantasy Football Paper

Joe Direnzo COM 100 17 November 2012 Term Paper: Fantasy Football Do you have what it takes to put together a winning football franchise? NFL.com Fantasy Football gives you the perfect chance to find out. Fantasy football, like other fantasy games, puts you in the front office and on the sidelines as General Manager and Coach of your team. You select from the best of the best in the NFL and they compete on a weekly basis for your team. Their on-field performance drives your fantasy point total...

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Football Physics: the Anatomy of a Hit

It happens about 100 times a game in the National Football League: a bone-jarring tackle that slams a player to the turf. On the play shown in the photo above, Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) drilled Philadelphia Eagles receiver Greg Lewis (83) with such force that Lewis couldn't hang on to the ball. (Seattle won the Dec. 5, 2005, game at Philadelphia 42-0 in the most lopsided shutout ever broadcast on Monday Night Football.) Incompletions and fumbles aren't the only consequences...

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Flag Football

Flag Football Flag Football Flag Football is a version of American or Canadian football. It is very popular worldwide. The basic rules of the game are similar to those of the mainstream game that is often called tackle football but instead of tackling players to the ground the defensive team must remove a flag or flag belt form the ball carrier “ de flagging” to end a down. Other rules are you can have a minimum of five players. No jewelry or things like that that would get in the way...

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