Starting a new football league, especially one that plans to play their games in the fall versus the NFL and College Football doesn’t seem likely to have a lot of success. However the folks running the UFL seem confident that they can run their league using a lot of principles learned by other minor league sports.
First and foremost this league is being backed by a lot of big money. Paul Pelosi, husband of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, is the owner of the California Redwoods. William Mayer, a prominent Wall Street investment banker, will own the New York Sentinels. On top of that the Tampa Bay Rays have bought an ownership stake in the Florida ...
Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Sports & Society
Article is property of BleacherReport.com