Wikipedia 10K Redux by Reagle from Starling archive. Bugs abound!!!
I sport in which two teams fight for control of an oval ball, which they have to carry in the arms and/or pass to another player on the same team, until the ball is stopped or the player carrying the ball get to the end of the field. American football is played at several levels in the United States. Football is played by teams from colleges and universities. This is popularly known as CollegeFootball. Football is also played by teams of professional players. The most prominent league is of course the NationalFootballLeague. There is a new league, known as the XfL. You may read and write about individual teams on their respective pages.