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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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Mr Newlands is the SNP Westminster spokesperson on sport and said: "I happen to be quite the fan of American football which was why it was great to actually meet constituents who also enjoy the sport, and get to play a bit of it myself.
He said: "There are a lot of skills we can take from the American football drills and use in our own games."
[U.S.A.], May 30 (ANI): American basketball player Blake Griffin and American football center Ryan Kalil have come together to with Paramount Pictures to work on a sci-fi flick.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov said at the Primakov Readings Forum on Tuesday that Western countries are trying to make everybody play American football in world politics, but very few want to take part in this game.

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