Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Football is the most watched sport in the U.S.

American football has its roots come from rugby. The various universities have played football in 1800. The first football game between Rutgers University and Princeton University, on 6 November 1869th In this battle was won, Rutgers University, won the first game 6-4. Since the year 1820 to 1890, a student of the famous Dartmouth College in the Old Division Football back then was playing football, and published the rules in 1871. Since football was about as rugby, invited Walter Camp Yale, the schools, including standardized rules to ensure that the game of rugby, which was different in 1882.

It was in 1900, there were about 18 college football player who died and then the amended regulations and demanded that the players to make the deadly formations, such as flying wedge, and requires players to use protective equipment as helmets , chest guards, shoulder, etc. That was in 1912, the game is how the modern game and the changes that were introduced in an amendment contained in the size of the area, which is the current size, sampling points climbed contact to sixth Soccer is considered the second baseball in America.

It was in 1920 that the National Football League was formed known as the NFL. Football as a down time during World War II and the television broadcast of professional football is a check and have a lot of popularity nationwide. It was in 1960 that professional football, both college football and baseball exceeded in popularity. In 1967, the first Super Bowl between the champions of the NFL and American Football League played, then merged the two leagues together. It would be wrong to say that millions of people watching the games when the teams are at war in the country. Millions of people also watch American football online.


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