Million Dollar Photo Gallery

San Francisco Demons Cheerleaders

Bryan Eggars, of the former XFL website, captured the essence of the behind the scenes action of the Million Dollar Game. From Dick Butkus and Vince McMahon giving interviews, to Linda McMahon signing autographs, this photo gallery shows the atmosphere at the LA Coliseum before and during the XFL championship game. All photos used … Read more

The XFL’s First Million Dollar Game

XFL Stadium with logo

Home town fans could be sparse, but QB’s on opposing teams both come out swinging in defense of their own league. LOS ANGELES – (AP) (21 April 2001) –The stands in the Coliseum are expected to be nearly empty and the national television audience may be the smallest ever for a pro sports title game. To … Read more

Message to the Sports World: Don’t Write Off the XFL

XFL Stadium with logo

(20 April 2001) — As the first ever XFL season comes to a closing, let’s take some time to recollect some of the many exciting moments of the inaugural season. In the first televised game in XFL history, the game of football was presented to Sin City. In this opening day shutout, the world was … Read more

The XFL’s Xclamation Point On Saturday

XFL Stadium with logo

The football experts predicted that LA would make it to the championship. San Fran wasn’t expected to be there. (19 April 2001) — It’s been a wild season for the XFL. The misunderstood league has had a lot of ups and downs in it’s first year. No sports league has ever recieved more scrutiny then … Read more

Million Dollar Game Conference Call

XFL Stadium with logo

Comments made by the starting Quarterbacks and the Head Coaches during a media conference call on Wednesday, prior to the Million Dollar game. Los Angeles Xtreme Quarterback Tommy Maddox On receiving the Player of the Year Award… “It’s a big honor and anytime something like that happens, it’s overwhelming. I think it’s a team award … Read more

Tommy Maddox names as XFL 2001 Player of the Year

XFL Stadium with logo

STAMFORD, CONN. (Wednesday, April 18, 2001) – The XFL today named Los Angeles Xtreme quarterback Tommy Maddox its 2001 Player of the Year, as selected by a panel of XFL team executives, media and broadcasters. Maddox led the XFL in passing yards (2186) and touchdown passes (18), en route to guiding the Xtreme to a regular-season … Read more

XFL names first All-League team

XFL Stadium with logo

STAMFORD, CONN. – The XFL today named its first All-League Team as voted by players and coaches at the conclusion of the regular season. The All-XFL Team is made up of 24 players, 11 each from offense and defense, one kicker and one special teams addition. The XFL completed its first season last Saturday, with … Read more