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American football

1. a team game similar to rugby, with 11 players on each side. Forward passing is allowed and planned strategies and formations for play are decided during the course of the game
2. the oval-shaped inflated ball used in this game
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We need to build a wall to keep American football teams out of our sports stadia.
It has a 47,943 capacity for baseball but can also be converted for American football.
Following an outstanding performance Jo has once again been selected for Great Britain Women's American Football honours.
More than 60 of the best players from as far as Staffordshire and Nottingham, up to East Kilbride, took part in highlycompetitive and gruelling British American Football Association (BAFA) trials at Stockton Riverside College Sports Centre on Saturday.
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And British supporters clearly have a lasting appetite for American Football, as witnessed by a combined guaranteed audience of over 240,000 for this winter's three Wembley matchups.
Hilfiger was very creative in this line and even used lacing from an American football as detail on V-neck sweater dresses, a 'touchdown' in the eyes of all fashionistas.
Sarah, who is studying for a sports and exercise science degree at Hertfordshire University, has enjoyed playing competitive sport from a young age and took up American football two years ago while at university.
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Beard won't pocket a massive sum of money because conditioning experts are lower down the food chain in American Football and his annual salary might top out at only around the PS120,000 mark, perhaps less.
Abu Dhabi: The Emirates American Football League (EAFL) will host its third annual Desert Bowl to decide the American football champions in the UAE across four divisions at Dubai Sports City on Friday.
Writing on the decision to stage the replay in Limerick owing to a clash with the UCF-Penn State American football game at GAA headquarters in his annual report, Duffy said: "We took a risk that backfired on us, a consequence of what proved to be an overoptimistic assessment of the unlikelihood of a replay.

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