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Former Bills GM Doug Whaley named senior VP of XFL

Buffalo News - 08 Nov 2018
The XFL Thursday announced it has named former Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley the league's senior vice president of football operations. Whaley continues to serve as director of college recruiting for the NFL Players Association's Collegiate ...

Former Bills GM Doug Whaley joins XFL

Bills Wire - 08 Nov 2018
Former Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley is back in the front offices, but not in the NFL. According to a release from the XFL, Whaley is joining the XFL as their Senior Vice President. XFL Commisionor and CEO Oliver Luck said via the release:.

XFL Jerseys Will Use Players' Last Names Instead of Nicknames

Bleacher Report - 16 Oct 2018
He Hate Me isn't coming back to the revamped XFL. Commissioner Oliver Luck told reporters the XFL jerseys will have "proper surnames" when the league debuts in 2020. Luck added that the league will also not reuse any of the logos or team names from its ...

Former Bills GM Whaley hired as XFL senior VP

San Antonio Express-News - 08 Nov 2018
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The XFL says former Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley has been hired as the league's senior vice president for football operations. Whaley will report to commissioner and CEO Oliver Luck. Whaley spent the majority of ...

Oliver Luck Drawn To XFL In Part Because Of Failed First Try

SportsBusiness Daily - 17 Oct 2018
Luck said that the XFL's most important focus is to play quality football upon launch Photo: ROXXE IRELAND XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck said there are several key reasons he decided to join WWE Founder & CEO Vince McMahon's effort to launch .

XFL Commish Suggests That Fans Could Pay Players Directly

Critical Blast - 17 Oct 2018
So, say you're watching an XFL game and a player on your favorite team makes a ridiculous, "highlight reel" worthy touchdown catch. You would be able to hop on Venmo and "tip" him, so to speak. For those who don't know, Venmo is a money-sharing app ...

Manziel says XFL and AAF 'don't pique' his interest right now

TSN - 27 Oct 2018
Since their respective unveilings, new U.S.-based football leagues, the Alliance of American Football and the XFL, have generated a lot of buzz. So much so that many have become concerned that the two leagues will seriously dip into the CFL's pool of ...

Christian Hackenberg gets new chance far from the NFL

New York Post - 09 Nov 2018
Hackenberg, drafted in 2016, has yet to play a down in the regular season. The AAF is an eight-team league that will begin in February and was launched as a direct competitor for the XFL. It could provide the former Penn State star a chance to show his ...

Oliver Luck named commissioner and CEO of XFL

ESPN - 05 Jun 2018
Oliver Luck will become the first commissioner and chief executive officer of the XFL, it was announced Tuesday. "The XFL will be a labor of love as I get to combine my experiences as a player and executive," Luck told ESPN in an email. "I'm thrilled ...

St. Louis in the running to land an XFL team - 08 Jun 2018
The new XFL may have the best shot. The CVC has received and is currently reviewing a request for proposals from the XFL to return pro football to the Dome at America's Center for the first time since the NFL's Rams moved after the 2015 season. The new ...

The XFL: Another failed league for SA? Or a chance to honor America?

San Antonio Express-News - 07 Jun 2018
Those words would be first ones from Richard III's yap — if he was a diehard San Antonio sports fan — upon hearing the city could be getting an XFL team. Vince McMahon, World Wrestling Entertainment's grand schlockmeister (or Richard IV, for our ...

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