History In The Headlines

Category: Football

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Wrigley Field Hits the Century Mark

As the iconic Chicago ballpark celebrates its 100th birthday this week, explore some facts about its colorful history, and that of four other iconic sports venues.

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh and brother Jim, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, will face off in Super Bowl XLVII this Sunday.

Famous Brothers in History

As siblings Jim and John Harbaugh lead their teams into Super Bowl XLVII, explore some of history’s most famous brothers.

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A Brief History of College Bowl Games

As college football kicks off 2013 with six bowl games, explore the history of this New Year’s Day tradition.

The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants face off in November 2008. (Rob Tringali/Sportschrome/Getty Images)

How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

As the NFL season kicks off, look back at football’s brutal beginnings and President Theodore Roosevelt’s quest to save the sport from abolition.