XFL

Ahead of its planned comeback in 2023, the XFL has appointed Russ Brandon, former chief executive of the National Football League's Buffalo Bills, as its new president

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview John Levy, theScore founder and chief executive. Eric and Chris also discuss the state of the National Basketball Association amid the ongoing 2021 Finals, the increasing role of ABC in Walt Disney Co.’s sports rights deployment, and the future of the XFL and Canadian Football League following their abandonment of a potential business collaboration.

The Canadian Football League and XFL have put talks on hold over a potential partnership between the two leagues

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Massimo Marinelli, chief executive of global investment company Aser Ventures. Eric and Chris also discuss the National Hockey League's landmark media rights agreement with The Walt Disney Co., the XFL's potential collaboration with the Canadian Football League, and a $40m investment round for prominent esports organization Envy Gaming.

The Canadian Football League and XFL have entered into formal talks to "work together to identify opportunities for the leagues to collaborate, innovate, and grow the game of football

XFL co-owner Dany Garcia says she will make a concerted effort to grow the league's female fanbase

New ownership of Johnson and Garcia plot out third attempt for spring league

The XFL could make its return in a "bubble" environment in 2021 or 2022 following the start-up league's recent takeover

The bankrupt XFL has been acquired for $15m by an investment group which includes Hollywood star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and American investment firm RedBird Capital Partners

World Wrestling Entertainment chairman Vince McMahon has revealed he is not looking to reacquire the XFL despite recent reports to the contrary

XFL owner details several reasons former commissioner was fired "for cause"

Former XFL commissioner Oliver Luck has sued the spring season American football league's majority owner Vince McMahon for alleged wrongful dismissal, according to multiple reports

The XFL has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, making the move on the first business day after the spring-season American football league suspended operations and fired virtually all its staff

The long-term future of the rebooted XFL is in major doubt after the spring-season American football league suspended its operations and laid off virtually all its employees

The rebooted XFL has been forced to cancel its inaugural season after just five weeks due to the global Covid-19 pandemic

Seattle's professional sports teams have all been forced to make alternative arrangements for their upcoming home games after Washington governor Jay Inslee banned social gatherings of 250 or more people…

In a potentially worrying landmark for the XFL, domestic television ratings for the spring-season American football league fell below the one-million mark for the first time over the weekend