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New York Gothams or LA Stunners? What are the other team names the XFL considered?

A search of recent trademark registrations shows a bevy of team names were registered by “Alpha Entertainment,” the parent company of the XFL.

A search of recent trademark registrations shows a bevy of team names were registered by “Alpha Entertainment,” the parent company of the XFL. As well as the eight team names revealed two weeks ago, other names were also considered by the league:

  • DALLAS BANDITS
  • DALLAS BLAZE
  • DALLAS LOBOS
  • DALLAS MUSTANGS
  • DC ARMADA
  • DC KNIGHTS
  • DC SENTINELS
  • DC STARS
  • HOUSTON COMETS
  • HOUSTON NITRO
  • HOUSTON OCTANE
  • HOUSTON WILDCATTERS
  • LA GOLD
  • LA LEGION
  • LA STUNNERS
  • LA WINGS
  • NEW YORK CANNONS
  • NEW YORK GOTHAMS
  • NEW YORK GRIND
  • NEW YORK POWER
  • ST. LOUIS ACES
  • ST. LOUIS ARCHERS
  • ST. LOUIS GREYWOLVES
  • ST. LOUIS PHANTOM
  • TAMPA BAY FRENZY
  • TAMPA BAY PREDATORS
  • TAMPA BAY SHARKS
  • TAMPA BAY STINGERS

Earlier in August, “Alpha Entertainment” also registered these alternate Seattle team names:

  • SEATTLE WILD
  • SEATTLE FORCE
  • SEATTLE FURY
  • SEATTLE SURGE

What do you think of these names? Feel free to comment below, or on Facebook and Twitter.

Screen capture from US Trademark search engine below.

Mark Nelson reports on XFL football for XFLBoard.com, and is the host of the XFL Xtra podcast. As the founder and owner of XFLBoard.com, he has been following the league since February 2000. Please feel free to contact Mark if you have an idea for a story, or to suggest a guest for the podcast. Email: mnelson@xflboard.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/4marknelson

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