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XFL To Reveal Teams And Venues At Today's Press Conference

07 December, 2018, 05:11 | Author: Rachael Silva
  • The eight teams for the inaugural season of the XFL. XFL

Members of Explore St. Louis, which is overseen by the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, attended the XFL news conference in New Jersey for the announcement of the eight cities to get XFL teams.

Luck also announced plans for a shorter play clock in the XFL, while games will be played in under three hours and TV timeouts will be limited. Each team will have a 45-man active roster and the league will play a 10-week regular season.

"The XFL is being built for fans and built to last".

The league's founder, Vince McMahon, is the CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, a wrestling entertainment company.

Luck said fans can go to XFL.com to put a deposit on season tickets.

The XFL is also looking at tweaking some of the National Football League rules, with the objective of taking a more "fancentric" approach. It opened with the Governor of New Jersey, who introduced Vince McMahon.

"We are committed to listening to our fans". Hundreds of players get cut from the National Football League each year and they will be invited to try out, and there will be drafts & supplemental drafts.


The XFL may not be going head-to-head with the NFL but the league has decided it can go into markets and fight for revenue with U.S.'s established football league.

"We are proud to restore the River City's rightful place among pro football cities and we will not stop there", the XFL said in a statement.

The current and former homes of the Los Angeles Rams are getting invaded by another professional football league.

The day's top sports right in your inbox. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) The XFL's Tampa Bay franchise will play its games at Raymond James Stadium.

The unnamed franchises will play in Globe Life Park in Dallas and TDECU Stadium in Houston.

No name for the Seattle team has been released, and other details such as how much tickets would cost weren't immediately available.

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