League folds after three seasons

September 15, 2003
ATLANTA -- The WUSA shut down operations five days before the Women's World Cup, saying it didn't have enough money to stay in business for a fourth season.

The decision was made by the league's board of governors Monday at a meeting in New York. The Atlanta-based league planned an announcement later in the day, spokesman Dan Courtemanche said.

"A shortfall in sponsorship revenue and insufficient revenue from other core areas of the business proved to be the hurdles which the ...

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