AAF Sells To Tom Dundon After $250 Million Investment, League Is Reportedly Struggling For Money

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The Alliance of American Football isn’t even three weeks old, and it has already sold to Tom Dundon for $250 million.

According to Darren Rovell Tuesday morning, Dundon invested $250 million in the league. Rovell said the AAF “essentially sold off the entire league” with this move. This comes right after it was reported by The Athletic that the AAF was already struggling financially, according to Sporting News(RELATED: San Diego Fleet Quarterback Phillip Nelson Completes No-Look Heave Of A Pass)

Just how bad are the finances right now? Rovell also reported that payroll was missed in week one.

How are things this bad with the AAF that the league had to pretty much get sold less than a month into the season?

The TV ratings for the games have been solid, the level of play has been more than enough and the league is apparently still in major trouble.

I just don’t get it. There’s nothing on the surface that has appeared to indicate there are any problems at all.

I really hope the AAF gets its stuff together because I’ve really been enjoying it through the first two weeks.

I’d hate to watch it crash and burn. We need football all year, and the AAF is supposed to fill that void.

Get it together, AAF! We can’t have this league shut down. I’m already too attached.

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