Tag Archives: football

Sept/Oct 95

Cartoons: Autumn

Autumn is about falling leaves, football, and, of course, Halloween! Looking at the funny side of this beautiful, spooky season are our great Post cartoonists.  More

College Football: My, How the Rules Have Changed

Think you’re tough? How long would you last in a college football game playing 1890’s rules? The first intercollegiate football game—played November 6, 1869, in which Rutgers beat Princeton, 6 to 4—bears little resemblance to a modern version of the game.  More

Classic Covers: Are You Ready for Some Football?

What a face! Check out artist Alan Foster’s November 12, 1927, cover of the boy receiving instructions from a teammate. Judging from his expression, is he confused? Or has the teammate sent him on a suicide mission? The cover is the perfect kick off for our salute to football season.  More