The XFL pokes fun at the NFL on Superbowl Sunday

(04-Feb-2018)It's been just over a week that the XFL has announced plans to re-launch in 2020, and they're already attempting to take on the NFL. Not to mention showing moxy, by poking fun on Superbowl Sunday, the NFL's biggest day of the year. The XFL twitter... Read more

The XFL Kicked-off Seventeen Years Ago Today

(03-Feb-2018) On February 3, 2001, the XFL kicked off with two Saturday night games broadcast live in prime time, split into east and west games. In the west, the Las Vegas Outlaws hosted the New York/New Jersey Hitmen. Moments before the first ever scramble... Read more

XFL 2020 Frequently Asked Questions

(01-Feb-2018) Why is the XFL launching? An opportunity exists to re-imagine America's favorite sport by putting fans at the center, while leveraging a changing media landscape and evolving consumer viewing behavior. Who owns and runs the XFL? Vince McMahon is... Read more

Why would anyone think TO is suitable for the XFL?

(31-Jan-2018) It came as no suprise to see that "The Sporting News" has asked Terrel Owens if he would play in the XFL.  After all, the media is all about generating clicks, and a Terrel Owens story has to generate a few just on name recognition alone. However,... Read more

XFL 2001: ESPN's Jonathan Coachman reflects on the backlash of a racy XFL commercial

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XFL Announcement Conference Call

(26-Jan-2018) Below is a written transcript of the XFL Conference Call done with reporters on 25 Jan 2018. Questions are in bold, with Vince McMahon's answer, in italics. Brian Fritz, Sporting News: Vince, I guess the big question now is why do you believe... Read more

XFL 2001 Archive

XFLThe XFL was born on 3 Feb 2000, and died on 10 May 2001. In that short time, the football league was formed and eight teams played one full 10 game season.

Created by the wrestling guru Vince McMahon, the mastermind behind the success of the WWE, the XFL was promoted to be "Smashmouth Football", and the on field product was designed to be fan-friendly.

This site was the unofficial home to XFL fans. Today, it is an archive, dedicated to the fans of the XFL.

The Story of the XFL

Do you recall how the XFL was born? Do you want to know how it ended? (Read the Story)

Try our XFL Quiz

How much do you know about the XFL? How much do you remember about the XFL? Take our fun XFL Quiz and test your knowledge. - Link to Quiz

Rewind: Do you remember how the XFL was cancelled?

(Originally published 10 May 01) ...Joining us on the call today are Vince McMahon, Chairman of World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Dick Ebersoll, Chairman of NBC Sports and Olympics, Bazil Devito [sp], President of the XFL... Link to Transcript of Cancellation News Conference

Rewind: Lightning Does Strike Twice

(Originally published 19 Feb 01) Read how the Bolts Got their 2nd Win and how our team reporter almost got booted from the press box for cheering too loudly.. Link to Article

Video Gallery

We have video clips from some of your favorite XFL moments. Check it out!