In 1869 Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever, November 6.
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In 1869 Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever, November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During the next seven years, rugby gained favor with the major eastern schools over soccer, and modern football began to develop from rugby.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), ....
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional American football in the world. The game culminates a season that begins in the late summer of the previous calendar year. Normally, Roman numerals are used to identify each game, rather than the year in which it is held.
SAVE THE DATE - SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION - FEBRUARY 2, 2018 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
where faith meets football
Super Bowl Gospel Celebration (SBGC) is the first and only inspirational music event sanctioned by the NFL for Super Bowl weekend. The event brings key NFL players and top artists together on one stage for uplifting music and inspirational messages.
where faith meets football
Melanie Few (Partner of Results Media & Marketing (Entertainment & Lifestyle Marketing Agency) launched the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration in Miami in 1999.
During Super Bowl XXXIII weekend in 2002, the event became the first, and remains the only inspirational concert sanctioned by the National Football League (NFL), bringing faith, football and inspiration together.
The show has drawn crowds in the thousands and has demonstrated growth year-after-year, selling out venues in major Super Bowl host cities, as well as to bring inspiration to over 2 Million viewers each year.
Since its inception, SGBC has donated a portion of its proceeds and more than 6500 tickets to local and national charities. The event brings key NFL players and top artists together on one stage for uplifting music and inspirational messages. In addition, SBGC offers an opportunity to extend goodwill from corporate and broadcast partners and sponsors.
The NFL Player Care Foundation (PCF) is an independent organization dedicated to helping retired players improve their quality of life. PCF addresses all aspects of life by providing programs and assistance with medical, emotional, financial, social and community issues.
The National Football League recognizes the enormous contributions former players have had in the development and success of America’s favorite sport -- NFL football. To acknowledge and express appreciation for their contributions, the NFL Owners, in partnership with the NFL Players Association, Pro Football Hall of Fame and the NFL Alumni Association, created the NFL Player Care Foundation (PCF) in September 2007.
PCF is administered by a board of eight directors. The National Football League, NFL Players Association, Pro Football Hall of Fame and the NFL Alumni Association are each appointed a nominated director. In addition, four outside directors share their expertise in foundation management, mental health, social welfare issues, and healthcare.
The Foundation is committed to improving its outreach and impact so that it may better serve retired players. PCF uses a unique case management model that focuses on individualized strategies to help players through challenging times. Through its partnerships and the Foundation’s diverse board membership, it is poised to effectively communicate, understand and serve the needs of those players whose careers contributed to the enormous success of the NFL.
For more information; Call 1-800-NFL-GOAL (1-800-635-4625) or visit WWW.NFLPLAYERCARE.COM