Donald Trump’s Long, Stormy And Unrequited Romance With The NFL


Donald Trump’s long, stormy and unrequited romance with the NFL

President Trump’s criticism of NFL players and the league itself at a political rally Friday evening, which he followed up with a series of tweets Saturday, marked the latest entry in his long-running dalliance with the NFL, which, in some ways, is like a super-elite country club whose membership Trump has never been able to attain.[Trump turns sports into political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry]
In 1983, when the going rate for an NFL team was about $80 million, Trump spent $6 million to buy the New Jersey Generals of the rival U.S. Football League, which played its seasons …

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