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Another day, another league

Out of the American Premier League comes the American Champions League. Founders of the former have basically recreated the original APL model with its multitude of teams almost exclusively in the Twin Cities. I called the original APL a "Twin Cities metro rec league". I'm yet to see any evidence that the zombies of FC Minneapolis and Granite City are creating anything more worthy of attention. The ACL model sees teams competing at state (or more accurately metro) level against one another for what amount to divisional titles. The divisional champions will then eventually face off, apparently, in a "Champions League" format. This next season there is only the one division, in that one metro/CSA. (Depends on whether you consider St Cloud a different metro) It doesn't even include Duluth, let alone Fargo-Moorhead so I am curious but it is irrelevant. If they convince people to expand into North Dakota there is the obvious problem that Fargo is out on a…