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Would lockout open door for UFL?

Commissioner sees opportunity for struggling league to gain traction

Originally Published: March 7, 2011
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Michael Huyghue, the commissioner of the United Football League, seemed to be in high spirits last week.

"I'm excited about this [2011] season," he said brightly.

Is there going to be one?

Huyghue sighed for a moment and then, with slightly less enthusiasm, said, "There is."

When your league loses $32 million in its first season, nearly $50 million in the second and creditors line up looking for $5 million in unpaid bills, these questions come up. When one of your ...

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