XFL commissioner Oliver Luck - yes, Andrew Luck's father - said that the league put out a call for proposals in May and around 30 cities showed interest.
The league launches in early February, 2020. The team's name was not announced. Luck said they want more in-game rhythm and flow, and he also spoke about safety precautions.
"The XFL will offer fast-paced games with fewer play stoppages and simpler rules", the league said in a news release. Luck says they want to listen to fans and say they already have great ideas from them.
"After months of research and consideration, we're thrilled to announce the cities and venues of the XFL's eight inaugural teams", said Luck. He also said that the league will give fans a legal way to bet on games.
Teams will play in New York (MetLife Stadium), Washington D.C. (Audi Field), Los Angeles (StubHub Center), Houston (TDECU Stadium), St. Louis (The Dome at America's Center), Seattle (Century Link Field), Dallas (Globe Life Park) and Tampa Bay (Raymond James Stadium). Murphy confirmed that a third football team will be utilizing the stadium when the XFL returns in 2020.
That league also has eight teams, mostly in cities that don't now host NFL teams: Birmingham, Ala., San Antonio, Orlando, and San Diego among them.
The host cities were actually leaked by the XFL last week prior to the official announcement today. The league will start with eight teams, 45-man active rosters and a 10-week regular-season schedule, with a postseason consisting of two semifinal playoff games and a championship game.
However, CEU will keep its Budapest campus and those students who have enrolled there will be able to complete their studies. Mr Ignatieff said while CEU had "a pretty good (legal) case" at those courts, he would not speculate about their outcomes.
In Texas, students, staff and visitors have been flocking to Bush's presidential library on the campus of Texas A&M University. One of Bush's former senior aides, Ron Kaufman, says Bush's death marks "the end of a culture - a culture of civility".
But from 20 to 60 overs that is when India have to make inroads and pick up wickets or at least control the game. Travis Head is predicting fierce net sessions will decide Australia's line-up for the first Test against India.
A mother has given birth to a healthy baby girl after surgeons implanted a womb in her body taken from a dead person. Fifteen were fertilised, with 8 resulting in embryos that were subsequently preserved for later implantation.
NASA hopes that SpaceX and Boeing will change that when their human-rated space launch systems come online in the coming years. The Soyuz is the only means of reaching the ISS since the United States retired the space shuttle in 2011.
The Seattle Seahawks defense didn't allow a touchdown until the third quarter and the offense was on fire the entire game. Sherman saw plenty of that from opposting QBs when he played in Seattle for seven seasons.
The 52-year-old superstar is now filming Bharat and is also simultaneously hosting one of TV's top-rated shows, Bigg Boss 12 . The 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List rankings are based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings of celebrities.
This is the first spaceflight for both McClain and Saint-Jacques and the fourth trip to the space station for Kononenko. This is the first launch of a manned spacecraft after the abortive blastoff of the Soyuz carrier rocket on October 11.
So I guess I should be a little bit fresher than some of my colleagues who call me from Hong Kong or somewhere else at this point. Patrick Reed went from equal first to almost last with a 77 that left him eight shots back at Albany in the Bahamas.
World Bank kicks in $200b for 'climate'
The lender plans to help 100 cities achieve low-carbon and resilient urban planning and transit-oriented development. The project financing is designed for 2021-2025 years.
Microsoft pokes fun at iPads in Surface Go holiday ad
And now she wants a "real computer" (oh snap) to help fulfill her "big dreams", including doing "some coding". This is advertising, after all, and the overarching message is clearly more important than specific details.
French govt to look at taxes on high-earners: spokesman
The protests and u-turn of the tax have shown Mr Macron has struggled to achieve most of what he promised, according to Politico. Last weekend, more than 130 people were injured and 412 arrested in rioting in the French capital .
This New Test Could Detect All Types of Cancer in Just Minutes
Now doctors use symptoms and a raft of tests and biopsies to determine if cancer is present which can sometimes take months. They add that the team is developing the test so that it could be used for screening of cancers especially in early stages.
Pakistan maintain advantage over Black Caps in topsy-turvey test
Shafiq brought up his 12th Test ton with a sharp single off Somerville before falling leg-before to Patel to a straight delivery. Pakistan's advantage came courtesy of the two century-makers, taking them past NZ's first innings total before being separated.
‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant Jael Strauss dead at 34
Jael passed away on Tuesday at 11 am from the incurable cancer after she was unconscious for a few days, the outlet reported. Her family stopped allowing visitors after she lost consciousness; TMZ said she took a turn for the worst on Monday night.
Roger Stone Invokes His 5th Amendment
Smith added that Stone had already provided testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. Stone's attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
5 things to watch for at RBI monetary policy meeting today
The reverse repo rate is used by the monetary policy committee as a tool to control the money supply in the country. With no change in the rates, the repo rate remains at 6.50 percent while the reverse repo rate stands 6.25 percent.
Cardi B and Offset no longer together
Cardi and Offset started dating in early 2017, and by October he publicly proposed to her at the Powerhouse concert in Philly. Fans expressed their dismay on Instagram over the news, with some urging the star to not give up on her relationship.
Yemen: UN brokers prisoner swap pact with Houthis
UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock , has said that the talks are not likely to be easy or quick. Yemen has been wracked by violence since 2014, when the Houthi rebel group overran much of the country.