The XFL picks St. Louis as one of eight franchises

The XFL picks St. Louis as one of eight franchises

The XFL's New York City franchise will play its games at MetLife Stadium. Ticket prices will be "significantly lower" than other US professional sports leagues, he added.

The XFL will launch in 2020 on February 8 and 9, which is the weekend after Super Bowl LIV.

Teams will play in New York (MetLife Stadium), Washington D.C. (Audi Field), Los Angeles (StubHub Center), Houston (TDECU Stadium), St. Louis (The Dome at America's Center), Seattle (Century Link Field), Dallas (Globe Life Park) and Tampa Bay (Raymond James Stadium). He said research indicates fans want more football, and they want to give it to them.

Commissioner Luck emphasized that they are committed to "listening to the fans" and keeping each game well under three hours. They want a smooth in game flow, limiting timeouts, and simplifying rules.

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Seattle: CenturyLink Field, home of the Seahawks. The league will fully implement gambling in all states where it is legal. Vince noted that representatives from the eight team cities were in attendance. The XFL has locked in major former National Football League executives, and in the first quarter of 2019, they will identify team presidents and key players, including Doug Flutie. Players will be tested for performance-enhancing drugs.

The football league founded by wrestling entrepreneur Vince McMahon will be absent in several of the largest television markets: Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston and Atlanta.

If you're interested in what teams will be involved in the XFL comeback, check out when and how you can watch the press conference live. The original XFL, which formed as a joint partnership between WWE and NBC, folded in 2001 after just one season.

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