Louis awarded XFL franchise

XFL Commissioner & CEO Oliver Luck

XFL Commissioner & CEO Oliver Luck

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.

Seattle: CenturyLink Field, home of the Seahawks. An 80,000-seat venue like MetLife Stadium is going to be tough to fill, or even come close to filling, and tens of thousands of empty seats run the risk of making the XFL look bush league. McMahon, sounding like he had just smoked a carton of cigarettes and then chewed some nails, explained that this new version of the XFL would be nothing like the old one, that it would be "football reimagined", and that they would soon be doing all that reimagining and would let us know what comes of it.

XFL Commissioner and CEO Oliver Luck made the announcement at a press conference in New York Wednesday.

WWE Chairman Vince McMahon announced in January that the revived XFL would launch in 2020 with eight teams of 40 players and a 10-game schedule. Luck said players will be tested for PED's and players will get competitive salaries.

St. Louis: The Dome, formerly known as the Edward Jones Dome, former home of the St. Louis Rams.

All eight home venues have been announced, four of which are National Football League stadiums. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) The XFL's Tampa Bay franchise will play its games at Raymond James Stadium.

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It holds more than 66,000 people and opened in 1998.

All eight XFL teams will have the same roster budget.

NY and Washington are among the locations to house franchises for the competition, with their games to be held at MetLife Stadium and Audi Field respectively. There is no amount of a final price per season ticket posted on the site, but $50 guarantees fans a chance to buy a season ticket once they are released.

Seat selection in advance of general public.

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