Asked in Basketball
What sport was invented first football or basketball?
Football was invented in the early 1800's. Basketball was invented in 1891. ...
Who actually invented the sport of American football?
Charles Lyles accually invented football in 1833.
Asked in Rugby
Are you sure the parent sport of football is not rugby?
There has been some discussion over this. However, rugby is not the parent sport of football. The name football originated from Europe, and the sport was invented by a very smart person! ...
Asked in Sports
What sport is older soccer or Austalian Football League?
Australian football league isnt a sport, its an organization. And im 99% sure soccer was "invented" before football ...
Asked in Basketball, Basketball History
Was basketball invented before football?
Whether you are referring to American Football or Association Football, the answer is no. Dr. James Naismith invented the sport of basketball in 1891, the sport of American Football was introduced 2 years earlier in 1889, and Association Football (or soccer) came about approximately half a century before that. ...
Asked in Football Equipment
What did the American football players use for equipment when football first became a sport?
they used rocks before the football was invented pretty cool huh?
When did the world recognize the sport football?
In the 19th century England invented and called the game football 1863 to be precise is when English invented and wrote the rules for Football.....Rugby then evolved from it....and then nfl Gridiron evolved from Rugby ...