Stories tagged: xfl
Mon., April 13, 2020
The XFL filed for bankruptcy on Monday, likely spelling the end of the second iteration of the league.
UPDATED: Sat., April 11, 2020
Former Central Valley, Idaho special teams standout Austin Rehkow reflects on strange endings of XFL, AAF campaigns
Austin Rehkow was supposed to be in pads this weekend at CenturyLink Field in an XFL regular-season finale against the Seattle Dragons, a game that put the Houston Roughnecks punter …
Fri., April 10, 2020
XFL workers were told of the layoffs during an in-house conference call Friday.
Sat., March 14, 2020
The XFL says an unidentified player with the Seattle Dragons has tested positive for coronavirus.
UPDATED: Wed., March 11, 2020
The Seattle Mariners are seeking alternative options for their season-opening series after Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced a ban on all large gatherings in the three counties of the Seattle …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
Larry Stone: Marcell Frazier has ‘something to prove.’ He’s seizing that chance in the XFL with the Seattle Dragons.
For Frazier, that journey has been filled with twists and turns, triumphs and setbacks. In many ways, he is the XFL prototype – someone who had a tantalizing sniff of …
Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
The reboot of the XFL just debuted –
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
The XFL, a winter and spring professional football league launched by WWE CEO Vince McMahon, will play its first games this weekend, starting Saturday at 2 p.m. when the DC …
Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
When the XFL debuts in February, it will take a “Star Trek” approach of going where no football league has gone before. The eight-team league will have options for extra …
Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Jim Zorn will return to the sideline to coach the XFL’s Seattle team against Washington’s when the new league kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 8.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
XFL draft: Former Idaho, Central Valley kicker Austin Rehkow selected by Houston Roughnecks on second day
Former Central Valley and Idaho kicker Austin Rehkow’s professional career will continue.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
XFL draft: Former Freeman, Idaho lineman Jordan Rose selected by Seattle Dragons while other locals await call
Former Freeman High and Idaho standout offensive lineman Jordan Rose heard his name called Tuesday in the inaugural draft of the ravamped XFL.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
Jim Zorn, who captured the city’s heart as the dashing quarterback for the expansion Seattle Seahawks and later became an NFL head coach, is tasked with building another Seattle expansion …
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
It might not have any players yet, but the Seattle XFL franchise has a name.
Tue., July 2, 2019
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 …
Mon., May 6, 2019
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 …
Tue., March 5, 2019
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 …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
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 …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
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 …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018
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 …