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See definition of football on Dictionary.com
  • nouna sport
  • nounthe ball used in football

synonyms for football

  • soccer
  • rugby
  • American football
  • Association football
  • Canadian football
  • grid game
  • gridiron pastime
  • the pigskin sport
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As the basketball season for other Division I colleges staggers toward its conclusion and lower-division schools begin spring football campaigns, some college coaches and players fear the Ivy League will skip spring sports entirely.
IVY LEAGUE SPORTS WERE SHUT DOWN QUICKLY BY CORONAVIRUS. A RESTART IS PROVING MUCH SLOWER.GLYNN A. HILLFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s a level of success that just doesn’t seem replicable, however much he owes to the fact that GM Jason Licht and head coach Bruce Arians built one of the most complete teams in football.
THE BUCS HAD THE PERFECT PLANSARAH SHACHATFEBRUARY 9, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He was far more concerned with football, his no-distraction reputation going back to his first head coaching stint in Cleveland.
MARTY SCHOTTENHEIMER’S LEGACY CAN BE MEASURED IN TEAMS’ REGRET OVER LETTING HIM GOLEONARD SHAPIROFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So if we can get our heads around that like we’ve done in football, football will fix itself.
NFL BEGINS AN UNCERTAIN OFFSEASON, WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT VACCINES, THE SALARY CAP AND MOREMARK MASKEFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They took away the sidelines, and they did a good job of rallying to the football and making tackles.
THAT REALLY WAS ONE OF THE LEAST ENJOYABLE SUPER BOWLS OF ALL TIMENEIL GREENBERGFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So, if you love football, this was the year to be a player in the NFL because that’s all it was.
TOM BRADY STILL HAS THE ITCH, AND IT’S TAKEN HIM PLACES NO FOOTBALL PLAYER HAS BEENSALLY JENKINSFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A tragedy like that transcends football, and in a sport built on emotion as much as talent and scheme, it’s not much of a stretch to attribute at least some of the Chiefs’ play to the horror and loss of the past week.
YES, TOM BRADY IS THE GOAT. BUT HE DIDN’T DO IT ALONE.JOSH HERMSMEYERFEBRUARY 8, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Edgar leads a difficult life as a young man with scissors for hands, able to cut pineapple for Ryder — who reprises her character, Kim Boggs, in the ad — but a public menace on the bus and an accidental football puncturer.
THE 8 BEST SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS, FROM AN ‘EDWARD SCISSORHANDS’ SEQUEL TO MICHAEL B. JORDAN’S ALEXASONIA RAO, MAURA JUDKISFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
TAMPA — Around here the people still rave about Derrick Brooks, about Warren Sapp, about Ronde Barber and Shelton Quarles and John Lynch and all the 2002-03 defenders who brought Super Bowl glee to a football place so often glee-less.
NFL DEFENSES NO LONGER DOMINATE, MAKING BUCS’ SHUTDOWN OF CHIEFS EVEN MORE IMPRESSIVECHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“He is the greatest football player that ever played,” said Buccaneers tailback Leonard Fournette, who ran for 89 yards and a touchdown.
BUCCANEERS DEFEAT CHIEFS IN SUPER BOWL LV, 31-9, AS TOM BRADY CLAIMS HIS SEVENTH CHAMPIONSHIPMARK MASKEFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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