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Report: AFL players agreed to take pay cut to save season

Updated: December 10, 2008, 8:36 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- The owner of the Arena Football League's Los Angeles franchise said Wednesday the league is poised to call off the 2009 season.

Avengers owner Casey Wasserman told the Los Angeles Times that the AFL needs to take the time to become more efficient because of the poor economy. Wasserman is a former league chairman and one of the AFL's major power brokers.

Avengers spokesman John Tamanaha confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that the team expects the 2009 season ...

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