Sunday, 28 December 2008

Half a century ago tomorrow Greatest Game Ever was played

For football purists, The Greatest Game Ever Played probably wasn't. But the 1958 NFL championship game, played 50 years ago tomorrow, flung pro football into the national consciousness to stay. "That's the game that changed professional football," the NFL's winningest coach, Don Shula, once declared. "The popularity ¦ started right there."

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