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American football card

An American football card is a type of collectible trading card typically printed on paper stock or card stock that features one or more American football players or other related sports figures. These cards are most often found in the United States and other countries where the sport is popular. Most football cards features National Football League NFL players, but can also feature college football players. Player cards normally list the players statistics and a narration about their play. Some special edition packs of cards include authentic autographs or jersey cards. Some may include b ...

Anti-jock movement

The anti-jock movement is a loosely organized cyber-movement consisting of similarly themed websites, whose goal is to challenge the perceived cultural dominance of institutionalized competitive sports and to raise issues of the perceived detrimental effects of such a dominance. In this regard, the term "jock" is used in its sense of "stereotypical athlete," although websites constituent of the Anti-jock Movement often use the term to distinguish negative or excessive interest in sports, from common or positive athletic endeavor. The stereotypical athlete can be defined as an individual wh ...

Association football trading card

An association football trading card is a type of trading card relating to association football, usually printed on cardboard, silk, or plastic. These cards feature one or more players, clubs, stadiums, or trophies. Football cards are most often found in Europe, Asia and South America. Some notable producing companies include Panini Group which has published cards of all FIFA World Cup since 1970 and has presence in more than 120 countries and Topps the UEFA Champions League, MLS and English Premier League.

Athletes for a Cure

Athletes for a Cure is a fundraising and awareness program of the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The organization assists athletes in their quest to raise money for better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. Athletes for a Cure was founded in 2006.

Bad call

A bad call is an informal term used in sports to describe a referee decision, or "call", that is incorrect or perceived to be incorrect. Bad calls have been associated with all sports involving referees or judges. A bad call is made by a game referee when: An incorrect application of a game rule is made. An incorrect interpretation of a specific game event is made. An infraction of a game rule is unseen or ignored and the specific rule violation is left unaddressed. Public outcry following a highly visible and questionable call might lead to a public clarification of existing rules or in r ...