Tag: XFL

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Redbird Capital acquired the XFL in XXX. With the third time be the charm for the professional football spring league? (Image: Frank Franklin II/ AP)

XFL and Its New Host Cities Hope the Third Time is the Charm

Recently, the XFL announced eight cities that will host the league’s teams next year. Coaches have been assigned. Meanwhile, Ticketmaster is lined up to sell tickets for the 43-game season. But the troubled league will have to do more than just plan to find vindication. The XFL plans to start […]

The USFL kicked off the new version of its spring football league last weekend, a year ahead of the XFL’s planned return. (Image: AP)

Spring Football Wars: In Battle Between USFL and XFL, Can Anybody Win?

The modern version of the USFL kicked off its inaugural season this past weekend, attracting the usual solid ratings and curiosity that comes with every new spring football league. But even if the USFL remains successful throughout its first season, the XFL looms as a rival ready to launch in […]

New logos introduced for the 2020 XFL teams.

XFL Reveals Eight New Teams, with New Logos and Home Stadiums

The rebooted XFL has announced team names and logos for the relaunch on the league in February 2020. Eight teams will take the field one week after the next Super Bowl. What’s in a Name? All eight XFL teams are currently centrally owned and managed on the corporate level from […]

Video Promoting New XFL Gives Nods to Betting, Fantasy Sports

WWE founder Vince McMahon tried to revolutionize professional football with the launch of the XFL in 2001. Now hes trying again, with a new league by the same name, but taking a slightly different approach. Last week, McMahon announced that he will be relaunching the XFL in 2020, and released […]