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Unformatted text preview: games on TV and if you live in a city with an NFL team , you may well shell out for spendy game tickets to cheer them on live. No matter where you live, you almost certainly watch the Super Bowl even if it's just to check out the new commercials . If you're not wearing an NFL team logo-bearing hat , T-shirt or jacket today, you'll almost certainly run into somebody who is. The NFL, it seems, has become an unavoidable presence in American popular culture. But how did this happen? When did the NFL become America's most popular sport? When did Sunday become "game day?" When did the Super Bowl become a kind of unofficial national holiday? How in the world did the National Football Leaguean outfit founded in a Canton, Ohio automobile showroombecome the most powerful cultural, social, and economic force in American sports? Read on and find out....
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