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Phil Rosenthal: Hey, AAF: Week 2 is awfully early for a new league to be throwing a $250M Hail Mary

The Alliance of American Football's efforts to speed up the game apparently are not limited to the field.

The Alliance, it seems, came perilously close to running out of money heading into Week 2 of its debut season, which, while perhaps not a record, is very fast work nevertheless.

All that saved the AAF last week was a $250 million investment from Tom Dundon, owner of the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes, according to The Athletic.

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