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UFL Seems to Have a Good Plan

By Joshua Lobdell On September - 9 - 2009

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 ...

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