USFL: What was the point?

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  1. CrpRavens30
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    I was too young to remember it.. Why was it started?
     
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    Are you asking about the United States Football League?

    Read about it for yourself:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Football_League

    The United States Football League was a short-lived professional American football league that played three seasons between 1983 and 1985. Although it lasted only three years, it was by far the National Football League's strongest competitor since the 1960s version of the American Football League.
     
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    It was basically just the XFL of the 80's.

    A stupid idea that you could somehow compete with the 4 major professional sports leagues.
     
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    Why was it started?

    Because the NFL makes a boatload full of money.
     
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    I bought a Breakers pennant when I was in the States in 1984, I think I may still have to somewhere in my stuff (and I can't remember if it was Boston or NO.... I don't suppose it would make much on Ebay though :lol:
     

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