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XFL’s plans for upcoming season starting to take shape

Oliver Luck’s first year as the XFL’s commissioner has mostly been confined to the office and getting the league’s framework set up. The next couple months are what Luck refers …


XFL reaches multiyear agreement with ESPN and Fox

The XFL, which will have a franchise in Seattle, reached multiyear agreements with ESPN and Fox Sports on Monday to broadcast its games beginning in 2020. The league also announced …


Ex-NFL, CFL coach Marc Trestman will lead Tampa Bay XFL team

Former NFL and Canadian Football League coach Marc Trestman will be the coach and general manager of the XFL’s Tampa Bay franchise. The league announced the move, with XFL Commissioner …


New Seattle XFL franchise names Zorn coach, GM

If the new Seattle XFL franchise was looking to making a splash with its first hire, it made a cannonball. Jim Zorn, who captured the heart of Seattle sports fans …


Norman Chad: News of football’s decline hasn’t reached everyone

If professional football is in the midst of an inexorable decline – the NFL, some doomsayers sayeth, might be a sporting dinosaur by century’s end * – then how is …


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First NHL, now XFL: Seattle gets one of eight new pro football league franchises

Seattle is one of eight franchises in the new professional football league, it was announced Wednesday morning, with games to be played starting Feb. 8, 2020, the week after the …


Look what’s back: WWE head Vince McMahon resurrects XFL

The XFL is set for a surprising second life under WWE leader Vince McMahon. McMahon announced the return of the much-maligned league that spawned “He Hate Me” and flamed out …