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Old 04-13-2012, 11:16 AM
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Default Usfl?

Supposedly there's more seriousness behind getting this league started.

www.theusfl.net

https://www.facebook.com/TheUSFL

Thoughts?
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:10 PM
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Two words: pipe dream.

But hey, if they want to burn money, I suppose it's their right.
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:14 PM
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Default the usfl can return ...

if its stops waiting on its fairygodmother (a sweetheart tv deal)to show up for a startup
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And there's more:

The United States Football League (USFL) announced Thursday morning that Fred Biletnikoff, the Super Bowl XI MVP and 1988 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, and James Bailey, the Executive Vice President of the NFL's Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens franchise for 21 years, have been named to the USFL's board of advisors.

Biletnikoff will serve on the football operations branch of the USFL's advisory board, and Bailey will serve on the business operations branch. Biletnikoff and Bailey join former NFL and San Diego Chargers executive Jim Steeg on the board. Steeg was recently named Chairman of the USFL board of advisors.

"We are excited to have Fred and James on board to share their professional football expertise and insight as we prepare to successfully re-launch the USFL in 2013," USFL President and Chief Executive Officer Jaime Cuadra said in a news release. "Their extensive backgrounds in the NFL will make them invaluable resources."

The USFL is planning to field eight teams for its inaugural 14-game season in 2013, kicking off in March and concluding with a championship game in June. The league has targeted a number of U.S. cities for franchises.

The USFL's Board of Advisors will be responsible for guiding and advising USFL management on various areas of operations and, eventually, focus on identifying candidates and selecting the league's commissioner.

According to the news release, the USFL is designed to allow players not drafted by the NFL, or those that have been released by NFL teams, an opportunity to play professional football under the same rules as the NFL. In order to maintain financial responsibility and sustainability, the USFL will structure itself under a single-entity business model. All player and coach contracts will be owned by the USFL, and each team owner will be a member operator of the league.

The USFL intends to create a working relationship with the NFL by allowing access to NFL players and personnel. This relationship will be one of respect and collaboration, but the USFL will operate independently with a focus on developing its players and creating the best fan experience possible.

The USFL will also endeavor to prepare players for life after playing football by providing mentorship and counsel to expand the athletes' awareness of opportunities inside and, especially, outside of football. Additionally, the USFL plans to enhance the fan experience by providing greater access to its players and employing technology to enhance the viewing experience for its fans.

About The United States Football League

The United States Football Legue, LLC, a Delaware LLC, is a professional spring outdoor football league owned by EndZone Sports Management and is headquartered in San Diego, Calif. Jaime Cuadra is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the USFL. The USFL's vision is provide a high-level competitive environment to help develop players for the National Football League, while preparing its players for succeeding as professionals and in life on and off of the field during and after their football careers. While the USFL initially operated from 1983-87, the new USFL plans to debut in the spring of 2013 by fielding eight teams nationwide to play a 14-game season, including a four-team playoff tournament, and providing fans with an exciting and innovative brand of football. The USFL plans to adopt all playing rules of the National Football League. For more information on the USFL's 2013 launch, please visit the USFL online at www.theusfl.net and via social media on Facebook (www.facebook.com/TheUSFL) and on Twitter (@TheUSFL).
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:02 AM
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Here is some more info on the USFL:

http://www.omaha.com/article/2012051...705109829/1001
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Old 05-17-2012, 09:57 AM
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Default Jim Steeg on xx1090am San Diego about USFL

http://wpc.31d2.edgecastcdn.net/8031...o/40/62284.mp3
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There's been kind of an onslaught of media in Portland regarding the USFL this week. For instance: http://www.oregonlive.com/ducks/inde...eves_it_c.html

I had to wonder why, but in looking at the list of desired markets... Portland is the largest, so Jaime Cuadra came here first.

What will come of it? Waiting to see if local investors surface, and how much Merritt Paulson will want for rent.
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Old 05-23-2012, 11:03 AM
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Default USFL Eyeing Another Comeback, Looking At Sacramento

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2012/...at-sacramento/

"SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The USFL made a splash with signings such as Steve Young in 1983 in its efforts to take away players from the established National Football League but the league folded just four years later.

Now its looking for a 2013 comeback and Sacramento is on its list of targeted cities.

CBS13 spoke on the phone to USFL Chief Operating Officer Fred Biletnikoff Jr. on Tuesday night.

“We think football year-round will work for some communities, and Sacramento’s one of those communities we think will possibly work,” he said.

The USFL team would likely play at Sacramento State or Sac City’s Hughes Stadium, which is currently being remodeled."
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Old 05-25-2012, 12:38 PM
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Default Jeff Garcia on USFL, talks about UFL

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They have a new logo now, thank GOD!

http://www.worldwidenewscast.com/201...back-the-usfl/
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