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The Spring League's Brian Woods: "What is it you're doing different than the NFL to grab people's attention?"

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Fluctuating NFL broadcast ratings have spurred an increase in the number of independent football leagues around the United States. Brian Woods is the CEO of The Spring League, a semi-professional elite development league and scouting event for football talent, and the former commissioner of the FXFL.


In this interview with Karma Network’s Contributing Editor Michael Moran, Woods shares insights into the unique business models of independent leagues like The Spring League and the FXFL and details where he thinks newer leagues like the Alliance of American Football will encounter struggles.

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