News tagged with football

War bound to bowl bound

As LSU and Alabama square off for the national college football championship, even the most rabid Tiger or Tide fan might not realize the influence that the US military had in the widespread appeal of football. According ...

dateJan 10, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Study looks at predicting NFL betting lines

When bookmakers set the over/under line for NFL games they tend to give weight to the number of points a team scored in its immediate previous game. But that statistic is a poor predictor of the number of points to be scored ...

dateNov 07, 2011 in Mathematics
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Sport associations applaud federal Internet ruling

(AP) -- High school athletic associations nationwide say a federal appeals court ruling upholding Wisconsin's right to sell exclusive rights to live-stream games online preserves a lucrative new revenue stream, while newspaper ...

dateAug 26, 2011 in Internet
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FA Cup to go live on Facebook

Non-league sides Ascot United and Wembley FC will create a small slice of footballing history on Friday when their FA Cup preliminary round tie is screened live on Facebook, it was confirmed Wednesday.

dateAug 17, 2011 in Internet
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