Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Football, Thanksgiving, NFL, Intercollegiate football
Thanksgiving Day; History; Football; National Football League; College sports
(As with all American traditions if it happened once or twice it is one. Therefore I present my traditional Thanksgiving piece) The History of Thanksgiving and of Football both go back into the Middle Ages, and so it may not be so strange that the two would become intertwined in modern America.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Thanksgiving and Football" (2001). On Sport and Society. 189.