Chapter 14: Professional Football Team Failure

Donald Trump Fought the NFL Once Before. He Got Crushed.

Trump's run as a football owner became an embarrassing flameout.

How Donald Trump Destroyed a Football League

An oral history of the rise and fall of the USFL.

And then there was the time Donald Trump bought a football team . . .

How the mogul’s brief fling with the fledgling USFL turned out to be one of his worst deals ever.

Donald Trump’s Less-Than-Artful Failure in Pro Football

It is worth recalling Trump’s ownership of the New Jersey Generals in the short-lived U.S.F.L. for what it can tell us about the way he makes decisions and works (or doesn’t work) for the greater good.

The day Donald Trump's narcissism killed the USFL

Although the president is a constant critic of the NFL, he unintentionally helped the league during a hapless turn as a witness in a 1986 lawsuit

Editor: Thomson von Stein

Banner Photo: Gage Skidmore, Creative Commons License

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