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The football season will be upon us in a few months, here are somerandom trivia facts about the game:* ABC-TV's Monday Night Football premiered in September1970. Its three original commentators were Keith Jackson,Don Meredith, and Howard Cosell.* At greatest risk of injury to a professional footballplayer's anatomy is the knee, which is involved in 58percent of all major football injuries.* Because of a football's resemblance to an olive, albeita very large one, the Chinese often call the Americangame of football "olive ball."The image “http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/news/media/images/legendscar.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.* Because of fears that the Japanese, who had attacked PearlHarbor less than a month earlier, might attach California,the Rose Bowl game of 1942 between Oregon State and DukeUniversity was moved east to Duke's hometown in Durham, NorthCarolina. It didn't, however, help the home team. Oregon won,20-16.* During the football season of 1905, at least 19 playersdied in college and high school contests.
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