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Football Another American Pastime

If you are looking to get your adrenaline pumping, look no further than football. While baseball has always been labeled “an American pastime,” one could argue that entertainment, in general, is more of an American pastime. Golf, football, baseball, hockey, they all serve the same purpose of riling up fans – especially arch-rivals, I’m looking at you Penguins and Flyers – making big plays and entertaining the masses. To be clear, we are discussing American football and not to be mistaken with what other countries, like England, call “football,” which is “soccer” in America.

What Is Football?

If you have been living under a rock and do not know what American football is, here is a grossly simplified version: two teams compete to score points by entering a specific goal zone, one on each end, with a cylindrical ball rather than a spherical one. The game usually lasts around 60 minutes. That is actually 10 minutes sh Read More