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The Football War (Spanish: La guerra del fútbol), also known as...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
The Football War (Spanish: La guerra del fútbol), also known as the Soccer War or 100 Hour War, was a brief war fought by El Salvador and Honduras in 1969. The cause of the war was economic in nature, namely issues concerning immigration from Honduras to El Salvador. These existing tensions between the two countries coincided with rioting during a 1970 FIFA World Cup qualifier. The war began on 14 July 1969, when the Salvadoran military launched an attack against Honduras. The Organizat
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Trump's full-scale culture war with the NFL

Washington Post - 24 Sep 2017
In a J.D. Power survey from July, just 3 percent of NFL fans said that they were watching less football and that it was because of the protests. Among the relatively few fans who said they were watching less football (10 percent of all fans), the ...
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Irish War Eagles

Auburn Tigers Official Athletic Site - 22 Sep 2017
By David Housel. In looking back over the 125-year history of football at Auburn, there have been good times, some not-so-good times, and some just plain interesting times. Today we will look at one of the interesting times: the age of the "Irish War ...
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Trump sparks war with NFL — and LeBron

Politico - 23 Sep 2017
President Donald Trump disinvited Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry from the White House on Saturday morning, just hours after taking the stage at a rally in Alabama and calling for football players who stage silent protests during the national ...
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The West Point Football Team That Went To War In Vietnam

Daily Beast - 17 Sep 2017
When I think of the people I know who have dealt most honestly with the war, the men who come to mind for me are seven players from the West Point football team of 1964 whom I got to know when writing about the transition they made from the football ...
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College Football Saturday: Week 4 Open Thread

Frogs O' War - 23 Sep 2017
The college football season rolls on into Week 4 and with non-conference action mainly in the books, many teams will be playing their first conference games of the year. The main game for Frog fans is obviously TCU at Oklahoma State (2:30pm, ESPN), but ...
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Award ceremony held for missing veteran of Korean War - 25 Sep 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- While everyone's eyes were on the flags -- and knees -- at football stadiums Sunday, flags flew for Corporal Edward Comstock at Missouri's Korean Veteran Memorial in Kansas City. The 19-year-old disappeared in Korea in 1951, and he ...
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Five things we learned from La Liga

SuperSport - 25 Sep 2017
Barcelona continued their perfect start to the La Liga season on a weekend in which Spain's unstable political situation was reflected in the stands. Real Madrid got back to winning ways at Alaves, whilst Diego Costa watched on as Atletico Madrid's ...
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VIDEO: Football: War Eagles can't contain Woodard, Cyclones

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - 09 Sep 2017
ROGERS -- Russellville running back Josiah Woodard did a little bit of everything Friday during the Cyclones' 43-20 win over Rogers Heritage at Gates Stadium. The senior ran, caught and even passed his way to 230 yards of total offense and four total ...

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