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Historical Video References

1983 Game Broadcasts:

W01: Chicago @ Washington, Philadelphia @ Denver, New Jersey @ Los Angeles, Michigan @ Birmingham

W02: Chicago @ Arizona, New Jersey @ Philadelphia

W03: Denver @ Chicago, Oakland @ Michigan

W04: Tampa Bay @ Philadelphia

W05: none

W06: Oakland @ Boston, Tampa Bay @ Denver

W07: none

W08: Los Angeles @ Michigan, New Jersey @ Chicago

W09: Michigan @ Boston, New Jersey @ Denver

W10: Boston @ Los Angeles

W11: New Jersey @ Michigan

W12: Birmingham @ Michigan

W13: Philadephia @ Boston

W14: New Jersey @ Oakland

W15: Denver @ Oakland

W16: none

W17: Boston @ Oakland, Michigan @ Chicago

W18: Arizona @ Chicago

Playoffs: Chicago @ Philadelphia, Oakland @ Michigan

Championship: Michigan v Philadelphia

 

Compilation Videos:

 This is the USFL (1983): Weeks 4 - 16

Online References

The Sporting News Archives:

http://www.paperofrecord.com

 

Online Archives of Various Historical Newspapers:

http://news.google.com -> used "archives" for searches

http://newspaperarchive.com

http://www.genealogybank.com 

Historical Print References

The Sporting News: Football Guide and Registers:

USFL: 1984, 1985

NFL: 1983, 1984, 1985

 

Minor League Football, 1960-1985: Standings, Statistics, and Rosters - by Bob Gil, Steven Brainerd, and Tod Maher. MacFarland and Company, 2002 (374 pages). 

 

Individual Team Media Guides:

1983: Arizona Wranglers, Birmingham Stallions, Boston Breakers, Chicago Blitz, Denver Gold, Los Angeles Express, Michigan Panthers, New Jersey Generals, Oakland Invaders, Philadelphia Stars, Tampa Bay Bandits, and Washington Federals

1984: Arizona Wranglers, Birmingham Stallions, Chicago Blitz, Denver Gold, Houston Gamblers, Jacksonville Bulls, Los Angeles Express, Memphis Showboats, Michigan Panthers, New Orleans Breakers, New Jersey Generals, Oakland Invaders, Oklahoma Outlaws, Philadelphia Stars, Pittsburgh Maulers, San Antonio Gunslingers, Tampa Bay Bandts, and Washington Federals. 

1985: Arizona Outlaws, Baltimore Stars, Birmingham Stallions, Denver Gold, Houston Gamblers, Jacksonville Bulls, Los Angeles Express, Memphis Showboats, New Jersey Generals, Oakland Invaders, Orlando Renegades, Portland Breakers, San Antonio Gunslingers, and Tampa Bay Bandits.

 

Post-Season Media Guides:

USFL Postseason Media Guide - 1983

LA Express 1983 - The First Season
Michigan Panthers 1983 Post-Season Media Guide
Philadelphia Stars Championship Supplement (1983)
 

Pre-Season Publications:

 The Sporting News 1983 USFL Guide (32-page insert from the February 28, 1983 issue)