News tagged with football

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 ...

Aug 26, 2011
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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.

Aug 17, 2011
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Study on football: Women get up faster

When women play football (soccer), the individual interruptions, for instance for substitutions or to cheer a goal, are a lot shorter than when men play. In particular after injuries men remain on the ground significantly ...

Jun 29, 2011
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Activision bets on online play for 'Call of Duty'

(AP) -- Activision knows it's more fun to blast on-screen enemies into oblivion with friends, so this fall it's launching an online service for its "Call of Duty" games that's part Facebook, part player matchmaker ...

May 31, 2011
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Video: The science of NFL football

NBC's Lester Holt explores the prolate spheroid, the three-dimensional shape of a football, and how it helps an NFL quarterback throw a hard, accurate pass.

Mar 22, 2011
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Professional sports persons should drink more water

Top sports persons must always perform to their maximum capacity, making them the most vulnerable to the effects of dehydration. Now, a new study conducted by researchers from the Universidad de Castilla la ...

Oct 19, 2010
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The drier edge of college football

College football betting markets show a statistically significant bias against home teams from arid regions who host teams from wetter environments, researchers from Kansas State University found.

Sep 16, 2010
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