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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

2014 NFL Thanksgiving Games Results: Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks Notch All-Important Wins With Major Postseason Implications

By IBTimes AU

The Detroit Lions blowout the Chicago Bears, the Philadelphia Eagles dominated the Dallas Cowboys and the Seattle Seahawks plastered rivals San Francisco 49ers (4:07 pm)


WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Purse Split: $100M For American, $60M For Filipino— Report

By IBTimes AU

Floyd Mayweather Jr is willing to settle for a 60-40 split with Pacquiao; the American earning $100M and the Filipino with $60M. (Nov 26)

NFL Monday Night Football Recap: Baltimore Ravens 34, New Orleans Saints 27

By IBTimes AU

The Baltimore Ravens beat the New Orleans Saints, 34-27 on NFL MNF (Nov 25)

Manny Pacquiao with Jerry Jones in 2010
Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Badly Wants Mayweather vs. Pacquiao At Cowboys Stadium

By IBTimes AU

Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL, wants Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at the Cowboys Stadium. (Nov 25)


Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson
NFL Domestic Violence: Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Appeals Season-Long Suspension

By IBTimes AU

Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson is appealing his season-long suspension (Nov 22)

‘The Bold And The Beautiful’ Spoilers For Aug. 29, 2014: There’s A Bikini Beach End-Of-Summer Party In ‘B&B’ [WATCH VIDEO]
'The Bold And The Beautiful' Spoilers From Nov. 24-26, 2014: The Forresters, Logans And Spencers Will Celebrate Thanksgiving Day At The Forrester Mansion

By IBTimes AU

‘B&B’ will have some upcoming scenes for the week of Nov. 24, 2014 including the Thanksgiving celebration which Pam and Charlie will prepare for. (Nov 21)

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
NBA Domestic Violence: League Suspends Charlotte’s Jeff Taylor For 24 Games, Dwight Howard Being Investigated For Hitting 6-Year-Old Son

By IBTimes AU

The NBA is cracking down on players involved in domestic violence charges. (Nov 20)


NFL Monday Night Football Score: Pittsburgh Steelers 27, Tennessee Titans 24 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

Steelers pulled off a 27-24 comeback victory versus the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night Football (Nov 18)


NFL football player Reggie Bush and Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian’s Ex-Lovers: A List Of Athletes Who Were Left Behind By The Reality Star

By IBTimes AU

A list of Kim Kardashian's ex-boyfriends/husband before she revealed her butt and broke the internet on Wednesday (Nov 13)


Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson
NFL News: Union Demands For Immediate Reinstatement Of Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson

By IBTimes AU

The NFLPA has filed an expedited grievance for Adrian Peterson's reinstatement in the NFL and Minnesota Vikings (Nov 12)