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Give The First Round To The USFL
William Nack
July 07, 1986
The embattled younger league has scored tellingly against the NFL in the trial of its $1.32 billion antitrust suit. Now the NFL has the ball
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July 07, 1986

Give The First Round To The Usfl

The embattled younger league has scored tellingly against the NFL in the trial of its $1.32 billion antitrust suit. Now the NFL has the ball

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So came the first salvos from the NFL. All of this was taking place in an old, high-ceilinged courthouse on Foley Square where other historic trials have been held. It is the building in which Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were tried for espionage, where a judge declared the novel Ulysses not obscene and able to be admitted into the United States. Today it is where the NFL and USFL are struggling, ultimately, for control of professional football in America.

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