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American Football

The American football is a kind of competitive sport played by a team of eleven players. It is simply known as a football in America. It is a sport which best displays the how strategy can be combined with the physical play to win the competition.

There are so many big football leagues in America which play professional football. The major ones are the National Football League, also popularly known as the NFL, and the United Football League, UFL.

Scoring points by advancing the football into the opposing team’s end zone is the main aim of the American football game. There are various ways which are used to advance the ball into the opponent team’s end zone. It can be done by carrying the football with feet or by throwing it to a teammate. The winning points are scored in different kinds of ways which includes carrying the ball over the opponent's goal line, catching a pass thrown over that goal line, kicking the ball through the goal posts at the opponent's end zone, or tackling an opposing ball carrier within his end zone. In the end, when the time assigned for the game is over, the team having maximum points is declared the winner.

Now, some details about American football’s major sporting events and also the upcoming events in American football.

The American football is basically considered as a sport which is played in autumn months. This season sets in around the mid of August and runs through the month of January. The professional sporting events also on till the January month and the other very famous event known as the Super Bowl is generally played in the first week of February. In the moth of April, the NFL draft takes place in which the eligible college football players get selected by professional NFL teams. The records of final regular season are considered in the order to make the selections of the players.

Here is the list of upcoming events in American football in the coming year, 2010.

• On January 7, 2010, at 5PM ET, the BCS National Championship Game will be held at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California.
• On February 7, 2020, the Super Bowl XLIV will be held at the Dolphin Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
• The dates regarding Spring competitions have not been finalized yet.
• In the month of August, the teams of New York Giants and Jets will be competing against each other at Meadowlands Stadium. The first regular season game is scheduled to be held September 13, 2010.

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