Just eight weeks into its inaugural season, the Alliance of American Football (AAF) has suspended operations. The league was seen as the alternative to the NFL and started on Feb. 9 which was just six days after Super Bowl XLIII. All @TheAAF football operations will be suspended in the next few hours, per source with knowledge… Read More XFL Faces One Less Barrier As AAF Announces It Will Suspend League Operations Immediately
A new SEC filing made by WWE today revealed that Vince McMahon sold 3,204,427 shares of company stock, worth around $270 million. The filing noted that the sale was primarily to fund Vince’s Alpha Entertainment LLC, which oversees the XFL football league that will re-launch in 2020. Vince informed the company that he has no current plan to sell additional shares,… Read More Vince McMahon Sells Millions Of Dollars Worth Of WWE Stock To Help Fund The XFL
In late 2017 there were rumblings that Vince McMahon was considering a revival of the XFL. In January of 2018, McMahon made it official and the league is entirely owned by Alpha Entertainment which is owned by McMahon and shares office space with WWE. That marks a departure from the first version of XFL which was equally co-owned by WWE and… Read More How Much Money The XFL Has Already Paid WWE
XFL announced that they have partnered with The Spring League as they work to reimagine the game of football. XFL posted the following on Facebook:
Vince McMahon’s XFL football league is reportedly having TV deal talks with Fox and ESPN, according to Sports Business Daily, via Awful Announcing. The pair of TV deals for the XFL would see games air on ABC, Fox, ESPN and FS1. The talks do not involve the XFL airing on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+, at least as… Read More XFL Reportedly Negotiating A Pair Of Significant TV Deals, AAF Note
XFL made their official announcement of the 8 cities and stadiums for the inaugural season of the XFL to begin in 2020. XFL 2020 kickoff will take place February 8 — the weekend after the Super Bowl — and Commissioner Oliver Luck told the press on Wednesday that player safety is a big focus this… Read More XFL Announced There Cities And Stadiums
A new report claims to have uncovered the second host city for the rebooted XFL. According to reporter Brad Shephard, Seattle will join St. Louis as one of the eight host cities for the initial season. The revived XFL will launch its inaugural season in 2020, with an announcement of all eight teams coming on December 5th. According to… Read More Seattle Getting XFL Team?