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JFK’s 1961 Perpetual Gift To Sports Owners Open The Door To...

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The Sports Broadcast Act of 1961 Changed American Sports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xw33JHqX9A Not every President of the United States leaves a sports legacy. But John F. Kennedy, who was...

Old Rivals Start The NFL’s 100th Anniversary Season

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And so it starts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dLZl51my_Q It is the National Football League opener and to celebrate the NFL’s 100th season the league’s two oldest rivals, Green...

NFL 100: Kennedy And Cellar Helped Create The Modern NFL

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The feds made the NFL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4uREGIK3U0 NFL training camps are opening kicking off the NFL’s celebration of its 100th year. Along the way, the NFL...

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

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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

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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

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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...