A Little History About NFL|Watch Super Bowl 44 LIVE


As we are nearing the Super Bowl 44 (XLIV) for this year, everyone is getting pretty excited. However, if you ask the younger fans, most of them don't even have a clue to how NFL came to be, that is, the history of NFL. As we are waiting to watch Super Bowl 44 live and direct from Sun Life Stadium in Florida this coming Sunday, Feb. 7 at 6pm ET, why not try to remember some of the things about NFL? Here goes...

Of course, everyone knows what NFL stands for. It is the premier league of American Football and the Super Bowl, that's what we are waiting for, is the championship game. Most of the television viewers of America watch NFL especially Super Bowl. Now, it has reached the shores of different countries as far as Philippines and other countries in Asia and even in Europe. The day in which the game is played is known in the U.S. as national holiday and it is also known by its name Super Bowl Sunday. Aside from Thanksgiving, Super Bowl Sunday is the largest food consumption day for Americans and the variety of foods range from hot dogs to all types of junk foods and from juice ales to beer as beverages. It is, by far, the most popular of all sporting event in America and TV networks are crawling and competing with each other to get the exclusive broadcast rights to air Super Bowl 44 live and direct from where the action is!

Actually, there were two leagues in the past- the NFL (National Football League) and AFL (American Football League). But there was a time when they formed a merger in an agreement. It was in the year 1967, Jan. 15 when the NFL Super Bowl was played for the first time in America. But how did the Super Bowl got its name?

It was actually named by Lamar Hunt, the founder of the AFL.The name Super Bowl came in his mind when he saw his kids playing with the super ball. Each game is separately identified in Super Bowl. To identify each Super Bowl game, roman numerals are used.

The Super Bowl 44 (XLIV) event will officially begin on February 7, 2010. A lot of people will becoming to watch the game live. Hotels and restaurants will be teeming with guests, locals and tourists alike. However, those who can't go to Florida can always watch Super Bowl 44 online through their TV or Internet PC! But either way, be sure you can watch the game this Sunday and vouch for your favorite teams either the Indianapolis Colts or the New Orleans Saints!

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