National Football League (NFL)

The National Football League, better known as the NFL, is the largest and most popular sports league in the United States. The league was established in 1920 but has operated as the National Football League since 1923.

Led by Commissioner Roger Goodell, the league has become a cornerstone of American sports and society, drawing in more than $12 billion in annual revenue and taking an important cultural role as well.
The Super Bowl, the annual matchup of the American Football Conference and National Football Conference champions, draws upward of 120 million viewers and is considered the most important advertising event of the year, with 30-second commercials drawing $4.5 million.