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USFL’s Brief Spring Fling Chronicled In New Book

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Names like Jim Kelly, Reggie White and Steve Young—all immortalized as Pro Football Hall of Famers—got their starts not in the established NFL, but in an upstart outfit known as the United States Football League (USFL) that lasted only three years (1983-1985) but provided fans not only a football fix ...

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Big Fun, Wild Stories Marked Brief USFL Run

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Those of us of a certain age remember the phenomenon that was the USFL. The spring football league operated from 1983 through 1985, before a planned move to the fall and famous pyrrhic victory lawsuit against the NFL (which yielded $1, trebled to $3) snuffed its final embers. Jeff Pearlman, ...

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