The Dallas Texans – The Last NFL Team To Go Out Of Business

The Dallas Texans, the first NFL franchise to go by that name, began play in Dallas in 1952.  They had a short existence, playing just one season, before folding in that same year.  They are the last NFL franchise to effectively go out of business. The franchise was founded in 1944 as the Boston Yanks […]

What A Business Deal – Ole Haugsrud, The Duluth Eskimos, And The Minnesota Vikings

The NFL is a business… a big business. It wasn’t always as huge as it is today, but the NFL was even a business back in the early days of the league. The Duluth Eskimos were one of the better teams of the 1920s, and they were owned by businessman Ole Haugsrud. 1927 was the […]