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The Dispatch wrote Rumors increase that Arena Football League could soon fold

Saturday, December 6, 2008

BY BILL RABINOWITZ

Speculation exceeds facts for now, but indications are that the Arena Football League is approaching the biggest crossroads in its 21-year history.

Two players told The Dispatch last night they’d received text messages warning that the league could soon fold. They also had heard that it might take a one-year hiatus or compete in 2009 with fewer teams.

“We’re supposed to find out sometime (last night) whether we’re even going to have a league anymore,” said Michael Landry, a free agent who played for the Destroyers last season. “From what I know, the league’s in trouble.

Others said they’d heard nothing beyond pessimistic rumors.

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