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Team Folds in Memphis

APDEC. 1, 1995

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December 1, 1995, Page 00019 The New York Times Archives

If the Houston Oilers of the National Football League want to play in Memphis while waiting for a stadium to be built in Nashville, there is no longer a Canadian Football League team to get in the way.

The Memphis Mad Dogs of the C.F.L. folded today after one season in which they drew an average of fewer than 10,000 to a stadium that seats 62,953. "The public has spoken," the coach and general manager ,Pepper Rodgers, said.

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