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National Football League – Wikipedia

Professional American football league

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, the highest professional level of American football in the world,[4] the wealthiest professional sport league by revenue,[5] and the sport league with the most valuable teams.[6] The NFL’s 17-week regular season runs from early September to late December, with each team playing 16 games and having one bye week. Following the conclusion of the regular season, seven teams from each conference (four division winners and three wild card teams) advance to the playoffs, a single-elimination tournament culminating in the Super Bowl, which is usually held on the first Sunday in February and is played between the champions of

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  • From Jordan Henderson’s barber to lifelong season-ticket holders, supporters are ready to party. But has coronavirus affected their joy?

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  • Look away now, Fernando Torres, Mario Balotelli and Bebe; Bill Barnwell is back to reveal the worst moves in Premier League history.

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  • The world has come to a standstill, so we compiled 10 shows and documentaries that will scratch your soccer itch while in isolation.

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  • Welcome to the next generation! Players from 15 countries and seven leagues are named by Tor-Kristian Karlsen, a former scout.

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  • In 25 seasons since the league began, MLS

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    Northern California high school cleared for football workouts

    In another sign of progress during the COVID-19 pandemic, Wheatland Union High School’s football team in Northern California was given final clearance to begin conditioning workouts Wednesday, athletic director David Contreras said.

    Wheatland will follow strict social distancing guidelines and not use a football in the workouts, according to Contreras. Wheatland, located an hour from Sacramento, received permission from its administration and county health department. Cheerleaders will be allowed to begin drills Thursday.

    Schools around the state could receive an update as early as Wednesday from the state superintendent on how to open campuses and perhaps

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    FIFA – FIFA.com

    He’s the only man to play in three FIFA World Cup™ Finals, he lifted the hallowed Trophy in Yokohama, he’s Brazil’s most-capped player, and on his 50th birthday, Cafu sat down for a chat with FIFA.com.

    “He was so unpredictable, he could do things you couldn’t even imagine. He was almost unmarkable,” said ‘The Express Train’ of the toughest opponent he ever had to mark.

    In this interview, Cafu discusses what would have happened had he remained a midfielder, lifting the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy, the brilliance of Ronaldo and Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane, the Ro-Ro attack, the prospects of Neymar and Brazil, how good the often-compared-to-him Trent Alexander-Arnold can become, and his coaching aspirations.

    He’s the only man to play in three FIFA World Cup™ Finals, he lifted the hallowed Trophy in Yokohama, he’s Brazil’s most-capped player, and on his 50th birthday, Cafu sat down for a chat with FIFA.com.

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    Ron Settles – Wikipedia

    Ron Settles (June 12, 1959 – June 2, 1981) was a California State University, Long Beach and Banning High School[1]football player who was arrested by the Signal Hill Police Department in 1981, and who may have been murdered while in police custody.[2]

    The morning after his arrest, Settles was found severely beaten. Police officers claimed that they found Settles hanging in his jail cell from a noose created from a mattress cover, from which they cut him down; however, Police elected not to take photographic evidence of the hanging, and instead only took photographs of Settles on the floor, and officers refused to testify—pleading the fifth, in what continues to appear to some to have been a conspiratorial ‘smokescreen’ or cover-up for police brutality.[3] In 1981, a jury in a Los Angeles coroner’s inquest ruled that Settles had died ‘at the hands of another, other than

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    football | History, Rules, & Significant Players

    Football, also called association football or soccer, game in which two teams of 11 players, using any part of their bodies except their hands and arms, try to maneuver the ball into the opposing team’s goal. Only the goalkeeper is permitted to handle the ball and may do so only within the penalty area surrounding the goal. The team that scores more goals wins.

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    Football (Soccer): Fact or Fiction?

    In football (soccer), the defenders can use their hands to handle the ball.

    Football is the world’s most popular ball game in numbers of participants and spectators. Simple in its principal rules and essential equipment, the sport can be played almost anywhere, from official football playing fields (pitches) to gymnasiums, streets, school

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    Football – Wikipedia

    Group of related team sports

    Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football normally means the form of football that is the most popular where the word is used. Sports commonly called football include association football (known as soccer in some countries); gridiron football (specifically American football or Canadian football); Australian rules football; rugby football (either rugby league or rugby union); and Gaelic football.[1][2] These various forms of football are known as football codes.

    There are a number of references to traditional, ancient, or prehistoric ball games played in many different parts of the world.[3][4][5] Contemporary

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