The United Football League Is Too Broke To Finish The Season

The UFL, which began its season on Sept. 26, and which not too long ago signed a coverage deal for an undisclosed amount (nothing? a complimentary hat?) with CBS Sports, has canceled the second half of its season, as of today. » 10/20/12 1:45pm 10/20/12 1:45pm

Coach Extraordinaire Marty Schottenheimer Finally Captures That Elusive…

"Aaron Rouse returned one of his three interceptions 46 yards for a touchdown to help the Virginia Destroyers win the United Football League championship game, 17-3 over the Las Vegas Locomotives on Friday night. ... The Destroyers gave coach Marty Schottenheimer his first pro title." » 10/24/11 12:20pm 10/24/11 12:20pm

UFL To Conduct Player Draft On Twitter Tonight

You know one entity that was thrilled with the NFL lockout, nonplussed when a judge canceled it, and is probably glad that it's been reinstated? The UFL! » 5/02/11 1:20pm 5/02/11 1:20pm

Soccer Mistress Is Not Gonna Be Ignored

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 11/20/10 9:00am 11/20/10 9:00am

Jeff Garcia and Maurice Clarett Make America A Sadder Place

Until its inevitable death next month, the United Football League will serve as an outlet for almost-rans to continue playing despite not getting tapped into the NFL steel-cage match. That's a good thing. I guess. » 9/25/10 2:30pm 9/25/10 2:30pm

Proof That JaMarcus Russell Isn't Even UFL Quality

The Raiders have signed J.P. Losman, fresh off a championship with the Locomotives. This could be a redux of the Kurt Warner story, only if Warner had already failed in the NFL and his top receiver was Louis Murphy. [ESPN] » 12/15/09 9:30pm 12/15/09 9:30pm

Ladies And Gentlemen, Allow Me To Present Your UFL Champions, The Las…

The Jim Fassel-coached Las Vegas Locomotives beat the Florida Tuskers 20-17 in overtime in front of 14,801 fans to claim the first UFL championship. And what a way to cap off a thrilling, pressure-packed UFL season. [Las Vegas Sun] » 11/28/09 10:45am 11/28/09 10:45am

Los Angeles: Where Football Goes To Die

The UFL's Locomotives had planned to play a "home game" at the Home Depot Center Friday, but canceled it after concerns about ticket sales. Fitting, since good taste drove the Rams and Raiders out of town too. [LA Daily News] » 11/18/09 9:30pm 11/18/09 9:30pm

UFL Actively And Proudly Destroying Letters From Fans

So the fledgling league may not have many fans. Fine. But you'd at least expect them to want to hear what those fans have to say, instead of eradicating feedback Mission Impossible style. » 10/29/09 12:30am 10/29/09 12:30am

UFL Players Are Basically Just Human Billboards

The UFL will be providing "on-helmet exposure" to their primary sponsor this season. I am shocked. The UFL will provide helmets? [SF Weekly] » 9/09/09 9:40am 9/09/09 9:40am

The UFL Might Actually Be A Practical Joke

The United Football League unveiled its team names and uniforms this week, just hours before tickets went on sale for games you did not realize were taking place, featuring players that may not exist. Is this really happening? » 8/13/09 1:20pm 8/13/09 1:20pm

Losman To Bring Down Overall Quality Of Play In Whole New League

The UFL finally has its marquee player. The former Bills QB finally has a starting job. Unfortunately for the both of them, those aren't unrelated statements. » 7/22/09 12:00am 7/22/09 12:00am

Imaginary League Holds Fantasy Draft

The UFL Draft is tonight. No one knows the rules and the results won't be announced, but that's okay because no one knows when the season starts or where the teams are even located. Catch the fever! [PFT; StockLemon; Yahoo] » 6/18/09 5:15pm 6/18/09 5:15pm

The United Football League Is What We Thought It Was!

Denny Green and Jim Fassel are back coaching pro football, and there may be a spot for Michael Vick as well. Welcome to the wonderful world of the UFL! » 3/11/09 7:00pm 3/11/09 7:00pm

This UFL Logo Is Easy To Swallow, But Hard To Take In

Remember that Communications 101 class you took where you'd spend hours inspecting the Land O Lakes package with a magnifying glass to search for penis-shaped trees? That was fun. But thankfully the United Football League has taken a less than subtle approach with its subliminal message. Yes, it very well could be a… » 12/04/08 1:15pm 12/04/08 1:15pm

Michael Vick Coming to a UFL Field in 2009?

Note the U. The UFL, United Football League, is a six team start-up league with decent backers—Mark Cuban among others. The UFL plans to begin play in 2009 (originally planned on a 2008 start) and would play all of their games on Fridays in the fall. Teams would be based in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas,… » 8/11/08 2:00pm 8/11/08 2:00pm

Mark Cuban Has A Thing For Girdle Pads

Finally, a pro football league with second-rate players which plays on Friday nights in places like San Antonio and Sacramento. It's like someone has been recording our dreams! » 5/31/07 11:00am 5/31/07 11:00am