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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

Pittsburgh Steelers' Martavis Bryant (10) With Lance Moore (16) At Heinz Field
British Government Warms To The Idea Of London-Based Football Team

By IBTimes AU

British Treasury head George Osborne revealed the British government is keen on developing a London-based NFL team. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON

League of Legends Finals Hauls 40K Fans, Samsung White Wins 1M Prize [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Samsung White, a South Korea-based team, captured the 2014 League of Legends World Championships and took home the $1M USD prize pool. The event attracted 40,000 fans in a live viewing party at a stadium in Seoul, South Korea. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, CALIFORNIA, SOUTH KOREA, CHINA, MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

A gambler shows his ticket after making a bet on Super Bowl XLIV at the Las Vegas Hilton sports book in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 4, 2010. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus
Floyd Mayweather Bets $800K On Arizona Cardinals And Wins More Than $1.5M

By IBTimes AU

Floyd Mayweather posted a winning slip of his huge payday after making a bet on the Arizona Cardinals to beat the Oakland Raiders. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: TIGER WOODS, NEW YORK, ARIZONA

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell
NFL MNF: Pittsburgh Steelers 30, Houston Texans 23 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

Steelers def. Texans, 30-23 on Monday Night Football (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: TENNESSEE

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning
10 Peyton Manning Images In Night Denver Broncos QB Broke The NFL Passing Touchdown Record

By IBTimes AU

Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's record of NFL all-time career touchdown passes in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

NFL Week 7 Score: Detroit Lions 24, New Orleans Saints 23 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

New Orleans Saints can't avoid the end-game collapse against the Detroit Lions who got the 24-23 victory in the NFL Week 7 match-up. (Oct 20)

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson
St. Louis Rams 28, Seattle Seahawks 26 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

The Seattle Seahawks was upset by the St. Louis Rams, 28-26 on NFL Week 7 (Oct 20)

New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen
NFL Thursday: New England Patriots 27, New York Jets 25

By IBTimes AU

New England Patriots beat the New York Jets, 27-25 on NFL Thursday Night. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

Jarryd Hayne with the Kangaroos
Jarryd Hayne Chases NFL Dream, Leaves NRL To Play American Football In The US; Seattle Seahawks Possible Destination for Australian Star

By IBTimes AU

Parramatta Eels star Jarryd Hayne is leaving the National Rugby League to chase the dream of playing in the National Football League. (Oct 16)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, LOS ANGELES