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NFL Trust sharing arrangement to continue

Commissioner Paul Tagliabue anticipates passage of a resolution to extend the NFL Trust, a sharing arrangement involving trademarks and team logos and sponsorships that generate $4 million of annual income to teams. The usual three-quarters majority vote is required, meaning only 24 teams need to support the measure as opposed to all 32 teams.

Updated: March 29, 2004, 5:08 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Commissioner Paul Tagliabue anticipates passage of a resolution to extend the NFL Trust, a sharing arrangement involving trademarks and team logos and sponsorships that generates $4 million of annual income to each team. The usual three-quarters majority vote is required, meaning only 24 teams need to support the measure as opposed to all 32 teams.

"The NFL is different from other leagues," Bills owner Ralph Wilson said. "Revenue sharing is very important."

Some teams such as the ...

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