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Encyclopedia > Turkey Day Game

Turkey Day Game is a colloquial American term for an annual football game played on Thanksgiving Day. The term “Turkey Day” is itself a colloquial reference to the American national holiday Thanksgiving Day, on which day the traditional meal is a turkey dinner. A colloquialism is an expression not used in formal speech or writing. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... For the band with Adrian Orange, see Thanksgiving (band). ...


The Turkey Day Game is usually a game between high-school football teams. It may be a game between traditional arch-rival schools, or the game may be the culmination of league play among a high-school league, in which the winners of this game will be the league champions for the year. High school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... A list of professional sports leagues: Auto racing Champcars, formerly CART (Official Page) Formula One, Grand Prix racing (Official Site) IRL (Indy Racing League) (Official Page) NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) (Official Page) NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) (Official Page) Baseball Major League Baseball Minor League Baseball...


The Turkey Day Game custom dates back at least 100 years, possibly as long as there have been schools with football teams. Turkey Day Games are a widespread American tradition.


The oldest high school Turkey Day Game rivalries include one in Pennsylvania (Phillipsburg H.S. in NJ and Easton H.S. in PA play their 100th game on ESPN2 at Lafayette College in PA, Thanksgiving 2006) and one in Missouri between Kirkwood High School and Webster Groves High School, which is over 100 years old. Drawing thousands of people every year, The game has grown in popularity to the likes of the local news and cable broadcasts of the game. As well as being recognized by ESPN, the game has even garnered a multi-page exclusive article written about the game by Sports Illustrated. Kirkwood is a city located in St. ... Webster Groves is a city located in St. ...


In the NFL, the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions usually play home games on Thanksgiving, called the Thanksgiving Classic. The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ...      Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City 997. ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames The Boys, Americas Team, Team of the 90s Team colors Royal Blue, Navy Blue, Silver-Green, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Parcells Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones Mascot Rowdy [1] League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Western Conference... Nickname: Motor City, Motown Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area    - City 370. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... The National Football Leagues Thanksgiving Day Games are a series of games played during the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. ...


External links

  • Webster Groves - Kirkwood Turkey Day Game Info

 
 

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