football football  /ˈfʊt ˌbɔl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
  2. (n) the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

Usage(s):

  1. Even as football's cup runneth over, there is a growing sense of unease among fans that riches may ruin their sport.
  2. Small boys are rarely in evidence at football games.
  3. Teams in English football's top flight notched up around $2.

News

  1. Football Vols had 909 APR for 2011-12

    KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's football program must make improvements on the field to end a two-year run of not playing in a bowl game, but the Volunteers also have work to do academically to ensure their eligibility for the postseason after the 2013 season.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. Utah football: Summer vacation means work for football players

    Utah football: Summer vacation means work for football players by Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 11, 2013 11:26PM MDT Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham is fond of calling Utah’s offseason conditioning program one of the most crucial times for player development, as his athletes pack on muscle and work on individual skills. The idea is to get bigger, faster and stronger so ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Football APR should be in good hands with BIelema

    FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas football was the program that came closest to the Academic Progress Rate benchmark of 930 after netting a four-year score of 938 in data released by the NCAA on Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

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Quotes

  1. "Spain's style is the style of Barcelona," Cruyff told El Periodico. "Now, Spain is favourite to win the World Cup. Last night (Wednesday), that same Germany team that dazzled us against Argentina played football as it knows best; a football...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Johan Cruyff Source: SkySports

  2. "I'm writing to follow up with you on the report that your institution called freshman USC football student-athlete Dillon Baxter without permission to contact," Garrett said in the letter to Moore. "I have spoken with Mr. Baxter and he has...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Mike Garrett Source: TideSports.com

  3. "I'm as disappointed as all Argentines," Diego said. "To see my country lose a football match is very hard for someone who has worn the shirt."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Diego Maradona Source: Bleacher Report

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