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The AAF Has Officially Folded. We Hardly Knew Ye

SI – The Alliance of American Football will suspend football operations on Tuesday, reports ProFootballTalk. The league is just eight weeks into its inaugural season. SI’s Albert Breer reported AAF team officials have a conference call with the league office … Continue reading

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Johnny Manziel Released, Barred from Playing in CFL for Violating His Contract. Sigh.

ESPN – The Montreal Alouettes released quarterback Johnny Manziel on Wednesday, saying he “contravened the agreement which made him eligible to play” in the Canadian Football League. The CFL said Manziel is not eligible to sign with another team in … Continue reading

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The AAF Apparently Needed a $250M Investment Just to Make Payroll in Week TWO

Yahoo – For all the good publicity the Alliance of American Football received early on, it’s still a startup business. Like plenty of other startup businesses, the AAF might have been underfunded to start. The Athletic’s David Glenn, citing multiple … Continue reading

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So Apparently the Alliance of American Football is Getting Good Reviews?

Well, I did not see this coming. Back in November, I presented my pretty frank thoughts regarding the upcoming, brand-new “professional” football league, the Alliance of American Football, which made its grand debut this past weekend. (Quick recap: I was … Continue reading

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The Alliance of American Football is Apparently Coming This Spring, and I Couldn’t Care Less

Raise your hand if you’ve heard of the Alliance of American Football league, which is set to kick off its inaugural season this spring… Don’t worry; I will fully admit I had ZERO idea what the hell it was either. … Continue reading

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The Son of Dick Ebersol is Launching a Pro Football League to Rival the XFL

ESPN – “While Vince McMahon promises to bring back a revamped XFL in 2020, a son of McMahon’s partner in the original short-lived XFL venture said his football league will come first. And some big NFL names will be involved. … Continue reading

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NOT SO FAST – Joey B’s XFL Dream Team: A Rebuttal

So the XFL is back, it’s football re-envisioned, no thongs or concussions yadda yadda ok great. As I told Dougie earlier the novelty has already worn off and it’s been two hours. HOWEVER, coming up with a dream team? Brotha, … Continue reading

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