XFL coming back?

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XFL coming back?

Post by dead_poet » Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:41 pm

Vince McMahon sold $100 million worth of WWE stock today to fund Alpha Entertainment, which Darren Rovell said was, in part, to fund a pro football venture.

Alpha Entertainment filed for 5 trademarks last week to the "XFL."

Hmmm
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:24 pm

dead_poet wrote:Vince McMahon sold $100 million worth of WWE stock today to fund Alpha Entertainment, which Darren Rovell said was, in part, to fund a pro football venture.

Alpha Entertainment filed for 5 trademarks last week to the "XFL."

Hmmm
Dear God no.

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Re: XFL coming back?

Post by jackal » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:29 am

Can’t be to surprised the NFL has had several parks
with more empty seats than occupied ones.

When we played Atlanta I saw a lot of empty seats.

Last I saw an article ratings were dropping by double
digits in some cases the drop was over twenty percent
in the last two years.

You have companies dropping ads

If this continues your going to see major issues
and pay cuts.
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Post by dead_poet » Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:54 am

jackal wrote:Can’t be to surprised the NFL has had several parks
with more empty seats than occupied ones.

When we played Atlanta I saw a lot of empty seats.

Last I saw an article ratings were dropping by double
digits in some cases the drop was over twenty percent
in the last two years.

You have companies dropping ads

If this continues your going to see major issues
and pay cuts.
How much of that is people just consuming differently?
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Post by S197 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:05 pm

I went to an XFL game. The game itself is pretty regular, other than the way they do the "coin toss" which is pretty awesome. But the fans are nuts. Drunks everywhere, girls flashing, it was like Mardi Gras in a stadium. Oh, and the players being able to put whatever name on their jersey. I remember a RB had "He Hate Me" on his jersey.
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Post by jackal » Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:19 pm

Godell is horrible and the owners keep him on.
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