Rumors that Vince McMahon is looking to revive the XFL are gaining more momentum. The company's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official filing states that it's being used "to explore investment opportunities across the sports and entertainment landscapes, including professional football", according to The Wrap.
McMahon has sold his 3.34 million shares of the WWE, working out at roughly $100 million in shares, primarily that he can fund his new American football venture.
The XFL also had several different rules to the National Football League, including no extra point kicks and no coin toss, the latter being instead replaced by "the scramble" where a player from each team ran at a ball left several metres away, with the victor being the player who got it first.
President Donald Trump is a longtime McMahon family friend and many people are speculating that the new organization would have the full backing of Trump, especially given his less than supportive tweets aimed at the National Football League the past few months. The news, which was originally broken by freelance writer Brad Shepard, was reported by Deadspin after they reached out to WWE regarding the possible relaunch of the XFL. In a 30-for-30 documentary that aired earlier this year, McMahon acknowledged he would like to enter the professional world again.
Many fans remember when Vince announced the XFL, and there was a lot of hype for the league when it debuted, but the XFL never made it to a second season. I don't know if it's gonna be another XFL or what it may be or how different I would make it.
McMahon is a long-time friend of President Donald Trump who has publicly criticised the protesting players and the National Football League itself. Vince's wife, Linda McMahon, serves in Trump's cabinet as head of the Small Business Administration.
Schwartz has allowed only three sacks this season and hasn't allowed one in 11-straight games per Pro Football Focus . Defensive lineman Gerald McCoy and offensive linemen Trent Williams and Lane Johnson will all play one the NFC team.
This looks to be a fast mover, so most of the impacts would be during the morning before seeing afternoon improvements. Generally, 1 to 2 inches of snow is expected along the Massachusetts Turnpike, and less than 1 inch south of the Pike.
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In a similar way, Apple could resurrect the arguably dying Mac App Store and bring future releases to a broader audience. For example, the Twitter app on iOS includes the latest features, while the Mac version has not seen a refresh recently.
PUBG is insanely popular right now and new features destined for the 1.0 release of the game has players all excited. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is available now for Xbox One (via Game Preview ) and through Early Access on Steam .
Winds accompanying Wednesday's cold front could create blowing snow and reduced visibility through Thursday in the local area. The RAC said that it was the "worst possible time for stormy conditions", with thousands making their home way for Christmas.
If they do not, however, it is likely they never intended their ad blocker to do much blocking of ads in the first place. In June , Google revealed its plans to have the browser start blocking certain types of ads, like autoplay videos.
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