UFL delays start of 2011 season

Updated: July 19, 2011, 5:16 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- The United Football League will move the start of its season from mid-August to mid-September because of ongoing financial problems, commissioner Michael Huyghue said Tuesday.

Huyghue said in a statement that the delay will give the league time to finalize television agreements and "other critical business affairs."

Players who reported to training camps this week are returning home at league expense, with the plan being to reopen them in about a month.

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