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Success Isn't to Be Gained at Another's Expense

August 09, 1986

Never has Jim Murray offered a more precisely accurate perspective than his comments regarding the USFL-NFL fray and the sour grapes reactions of Messrs. Usher, Myerson, Trump, et. al.

If only we who participate in the fierce day-to-day competition of the no-sports business world could rely on the skills of our attorneys to cover up our management inadequacies and inferior quality of our products.

Thankfully, our judicial process confirmed a simple fact that the USFL brain trust should have realized from the outset: The success of a second professional football league is not a divine birthright, but rather, as any entrepreneurial pursuit, depends on the business acumen of its leadership and competitive appeal of its product.

STEVE KOSKELA

Manhattan Beach

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