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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is the largest Professional American Football league in the world.It was formed by eleven teams in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, with the league changing its name to the National Football League in 1922. The league currently consists of thirty-two teams from the United States. The league is divided evenly into two conferences — the American Football Conference (AFC) and National Football Conference (NFC), and each conference has four divisions that have four teams each. The NFL is organized as a non-profit organization.

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Articles About National Football League

Jim Harbaugh
NFL News: San Francisco 49ers’Jim Harbaugh Considering Coaching Job At Michigan

By IBTimes AU

Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the San Francisco 49ers could move to college football with the Michigan Wolverines (10:46 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ARIZONA, MICHIGAN, SUPER BOWL

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III
NFL News: Robert Griffin III Quitting Social Media By End Of Season

By IBTimes AU

Robert Griffin III has quit on his social media accounts Twitter and Facebook (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, NFL DRAFT

Marc Trestman
NFL News: Chicago Bears Likely To Fire Head Coach Marc Trestman At End Of NFL Season

By IBTimes AU

Marc Trestman is on his way out of the Chicago Bears as head coach (Dec 17)

Former NFL player Tim Tebow arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Josh Duhamel Says Tim Tebow Should Play In The CFL

By IBTimes AU

Tim Tebow should play in the CFL so he can prove that he is worthy of another shot at the NFL, says "Transformers" star Josh Duhamel. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, NEW YORK

Carolina Panthers receiver Keyshawn Johnson (R) pushes off St. Louis Rams cornerback Tye Hill's helmet during second half NFL game action in Charlotte November 19, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Keane
Former NFL Player Keyshawn Johnson Accused Of Hitching A Married Model

By IBTimes AU

Former NFL wide receiver and ESPN analyst Keyshawn Johnson reportedly asked a married model for racy pictures. (Dec 12)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, NEW YORK

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada serves to Serena Williams of the U.S. during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Eugenie Bouchard ‘Excited’ About Joining Serena Williams’ Management Team

By IBTimes AU

Eugenie Bouchard has reportedly signed up with WME-IMG, which is the same company that represents 18-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams. (Dec 12)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT, HOLLYWOOD

Former NFL player Tim Tebow arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Tim Tebow Feels Generous This Holiday Season, Pays Walmart Shoppers’ Layaway Bills

By IBTimes AU

Tim tebow teamed up with "Good Morning America" to pay for lucky Walmart shoppers' layaway accounts. (Dec 11)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, NEW YORK

Actress and model Kate Upton poses for photographers as she arrives for the UK Gala screening of The Other Woman in London
Kate Upton And Justin Verlander Caught On ‘Kiss Cam’ At Cavs-Bucks Game

By IBTimes AU

Kate Upton and boyfriend Justin Verlander almost kissed on "Kiss Cam" at the Cavs-Bucks game on Dec. 3. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, NEW YORK

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki o
Newest Sports' Power Couple 'Wozzrigan': Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki 'Dating' NFL's Ryan Kerrigan Of The Washington Redskins

By IBTimes AU

A new romance could be brewing as tennis star Caroline Wozniacki was seen on a date with Washington Redskins' Ryan Kerrigan (Dec 03)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, RORY MCILROY

Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller
Miami Dolphins Rally To Beat New York Jets, 16-13 On NFL Monday Night Football

By IBTimes AU

The Miami Dolphins came back to beat the New York Jets, 16-13 to stay in the playoff hunt in the NFL (Dec 02)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK