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It Is Emanuel Cellar Day

Cellar should be a Hall of Famer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd9RHqkiLJk It is Emanuel Cellar...

D.C. Stadium And The Civil Rights Movement

The bully pulpit worked. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJEOdJkFVgM Washington’s D. C. Stadium will...

Old Rivals Start The NFL’s 100th Anniversary Season

And so it starts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dLZl51my_Q It is the National Football League opener...

NFL 100: Kennedy And Cellar Helped Create The Modern NFL

The feds made the NFL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4uREGIK3U0 NFL...

How Charles K. McNeil Helped Make Football More Popular

McNeil was a smart guy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7oUiAQal-Y   Let’s not pretend betting on football is a relatively new exercise. Legalized sports betting in a number of states is...

Sixty Years Ago Today, The National Football League Became Very, Very...

The Greatest Game Ever?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1p0TNKUQ75c&t=4s   December 28, 1958 was the day that the modern NFL started. The Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants in overtime...

JFK’s Gift To The NFL Was Made Possible By Emanuel Cellar

Not every President of the United States leaves a sports legacy. But John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated on November 22, 1963, did leave one permanent impression on the sports world. He created a massive revenue stream for sports owners from television by signing The Sports Broadcast Act of 1961.
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JFK’s Sports Legacy: Boosting the NFL

JFK's big contribution to $ports https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYp8essm7-o&t=57s Fifty four years today, President John F. Kennedy was killed by an assassin on a Dallas street. Historians are still...
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