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SOURCE SPORTS: XFL Suspends Operations Fires Employees Due to COVID-19

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The fallout from COVID-19 continues as the XFL suspended operations on Friday morning. According to ESPN, the league has laid off nearly all of its staff. Only a handful of executives remain employed and currently, there are no plans to return in 2021. “Given the uncertainty of the current environment, the XFL has suspended operations […]

SOURCE SPORTS: XFL Standout PJ Walker Signs With Carolina Panthers

While the XFL season was cut short thanks to the coronavirus, one of the upstart league’s best players just got himself an NFL contract. PJ Walker has agreed to sign with the Carolina Panthers. The move will reunite him with coach Matt Rhule, who coached Walker at Temple. Walker was one of the XFL’s top […]

SOURCE SPORTS: XFL Team Names and Logos Finally Revealed

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The XFL has announced the team names and logos for all eight franchises for the league. The league held a press conference on Wednesday to make the announcement. WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, who owns the XFL, didn’t appear. The names will be: Dallas Renegades Houston Roughnecks Los Angeles Wildcats New York Guardians St. […]

Colin Kaepernick in Talks With the XFL, Wants $20 Million To Play

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Colin Kaepernick discussed joining the XFL with league executives last fall, according to the Sporting News’s Michael McCarthy. Kaepernick reportedly “wanted at least $20 million” to join Vince McMahon’s upstart league, per McCarthy. Ironically, Kaepernick turned down offers to join the Alliance of American Football earlier this month. Kaepernick reportedly wanted $20 million from the AAF, per […]

First Three Years of Vince McMahon’s XFL to Cost $500 Million

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Vince McMahon is no stranger to big business having built his World Wrestling Entertainment into the wrestling/entertainment titan that it is today. Back in 2001, McMahon built a competitor to the National Football League in the XFL but it only lasted for one season. Earlier this year he announced the relaunch with what was believed […]

Vince McMahon’s XFL Will Return In 2020

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In news many saw coming (after he sold $100 million worth of WWE stock last month and founded Alpha Entertainment), WWE CEO Vince McMahon announced this afternoon the return of the XFL in 2020. For those who don’t remember, or weren’t aware, the XFL was a short-lived “Extreme” American football league, between 2001 and 2002, […]

Vince McMahon Is Officially Back In The Football Business

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If first you don’t succeed…. try, try again. WWE founder and chairman Vince McMahon announced Thursday he is giving a professional football league another go. "It's still football, but it's professional football REIMAGINED!" – @VinceMcMahon #XFL pic.twitter.com/3qDvA4YOOe — WWE (@WWE) January 25, 2018 On Thursday, McMahon confirmed that he would solely fund the venture with […]