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XFL Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

April 14, 2020 The XFL issued mass layoffs and suspended operations last week. It’s the first pro sports league to succumb to the coronavirus pandemic.  On Monday the XFL’s parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, the first business day after the league suspended operations and laid off almost all its employees. The filing, officially made by […]

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Shaq Life, WrestleMania Week, XFL, PLL & Much More During the COVID-19 Shut Down

April 11, 2020 Executives at Fox Sports have in recent days held videoconferences with some of the advertising industry’s most influential executives in hopes of starting conversations about placing ad dollars in live sports broadcasts scheduled for the third and fourth quarters. It’s one of the first signals that Madison Avenue, which has been plunged into chaos […]

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Sunday Column: NFL Plans On Draft To Go On As Scheduled April 23-25, 2020 & Much More

March 29, 2020 The 2020 NFL Draft will not be rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL.com. The league’s Management Council Executive Committee discussed the issue earlier Thursday, and commissioner Roger Goodell subsequently sent a memo to teams indicating the committee “was unanimous and unequivocal that the draft should go forward as scheduled on April […]

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NFL News: Bucs Favored In 13 Games This Season With New QB Tom Brady

March 28, 2020 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are feeling the effects of signing Tom Brady. And that includes media outlets heightening their expectations for the team in 2020. Ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft, Brady’s signing has led Tampa Bay to be favored in 13 of their games next season. Jordan Love is now the tough nut to crack […]

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Chiefs To Sign 2ND XFL QB Jordan Ta’amu Of St. Louis BattleHawks

March 24, 2020 The second QB from the XFL will sign a contract with the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs. Jordan Ta’amu was the XFL’s third-rated quarterback for the St. Louis BattleHawks this season. Ta’amu completed 72% of his passes for 1,050 yards and a league-leading 12 touchdowns. He was intercepted twice. Ta’amu went […]

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Kyle Allen Traded To Redskins from Panthers After PJ Walker Signing

March 23, 2020 New Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera has traded for his former QB from the Carolina Panthers. After the Panthers signed PJ Walker from the XFL Houston Roughnecks, the Redskins traded for Kyle Allen. The 24-year-old started 12 games in 2019 in place of an injured Cam Newton, completing 62 percent of 489 […]