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On Sport and Society

2001

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Football, Thanksgiving, NFL, Intercollegiate football

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Thanksgiving And Football, Richard C. Crepeau Nov 2001

Thanksgiving And Football, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

(As with all American traditions if it happened once or twice it is one. Therefore I present my traditional Thanksgiving piece) The History of Thanksgiving and of Football both go back into the Middle Ages, and so it may not be so strange that the two would become intertwined in modern America.