Two weeks ago, Ultiworld obtained a letter from the American Ultimate Disc League to the Connecticut Constitution and Rhode Island Rampage warning them that their contracts with the league would be terminated if they did not pay fines and rectify other issues by last Friday, September 21st.
The two teams, which are in the midst of a legal dispute with the league, disputed the fines. Both said goodbye on their respective Facebook pages on Friday, but have not been contacted about the contract termination.
However, last night, Josh Moore, the President of the AUDL, told Ultiworld:
Last week, both the Constitution and Rampage were offered “an olive branch” to settle the dispute, but both declined. Bryan Ricci, the owner of the Constitution, said the deal “came up far short of anything [he] would consider discussing.” Emerson Kilgore, the owner of the Rampage, called his offer “an insult.”
A future deal seems highly unlikely. Ricci and Kilgore have sent cease-and-desist letters to the league and have filed an injunction for placing the New York and Boston teams within their respective territories. They say the legal battle is far from over.