One interesting fact about football is that it is a combination of soccer and rugby. Another fact is that Rutgers and Princeton universities played the first college football game in 1869. In 1892, William Heffelfinger b... More »

The first football game to be played occurred in 1869 between Rutgers and Princeton schools; however, the game looked closer to that of a rugby match. Following the game, this modified form of rugby became popular among ... More »

Two teams have a short-term joint history, the St. Louis Rams are in their third city, and the Arizona Cardinals are in their fourth city. The Oakland Raiders are the only NFL team that moved and returned to its original... More »

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