Donald Trump helped kill the first USFL. Now a new version has risen in its place

A new professional football league is ready to kick off in Alabama this spring. But it looks very similar to one that died a notorious death in the 1980s

Just for fun, suppose you are a pro football fan from, say, Philadelphia. That would mean you probably like/love/fixate on the Eagles. It would probably mean that you’d root for any other pro football team attaching “Philadelphia” to its nickname, as long as it did not play in the fall.

Philadelphia and seven other cities, states or regions are getting new pro football teams next month, when the second version of the United States Football League makes its debut. The Philadelphia team will be called the Stars, after the team in the first iteration of the USFL.

Continue reading…A new professional football league is ready to kick off in Alabama this spring. But it looks very similar to one that died a notorious death in the 1980sJust for fun, suppose you are a pro football fan from, say, Philadelphia. That would mean you probably like/love/fixate on the Eagles. It would probably mean that you’d root for any other pro football team attaching “Philadelphia” to its nickname, as long as it did not play in the fall.Philadelphia and seven other cities, states or regions are getting new pro football teams next month, when the second version of the United States Football League makes its debut. The Philadelphia team will be called the Stars, after the team in the first iteration of the USFL. Continue reading…[#item_full_content]

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