Essendon and Carlton have won the most VFL/AFL premierships, with a total of 16 each. Of the teams currently competing in the Australian Football League, only Fremantle, Gold Coast and Greater Western Sydney (three of the competition’s four newest clubs) are yet to win a premiership.
P.J. Walker, QB, Houston Roughnecks To no surprise, Walker was the first XFL player to sign an NFL contract, inking a two-year deal with the Carolina Panthers on Monday. By joining the Panthers, Walker reunited with his former head coach from the University of Temple, Matt Rhule.Mar 24, 2020
The XFL was originally owned by Vince McMahon, but things went downhill fast for the WWE owner after the pandemic hit. Although the league got off to an impressive start in 2020, the XFL was only able to make it five weeks through its 10-game season before it had to be called off in mid-March…
The rebirth of the XFL was short-lived as the coronavirus pandemic ended the football league’s 2020 season prematurely. Shortly after the season was canceled, the league suspended all operations and terminated all of its employees. The league then filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and put itself up for sale.Oct 1, 2020
The XFL’s games aren’t scripted, but still, the XFL will live by the philosophy that WWE was founded under entertainment. This has always been the goal of Vince McMahon, founder of WWE and the XFL. Instead, McMahon said XFL viewers will solely be entertained by the games.Apr 16, 2020
The AFL played 22 seasons from 1987 to 2008; internal issues caused the league to cancel its 2009 season, though the af2 did play. On October 29, 2019, league commissioner Randall Boe confirmed reports that the league had discontinued operating teams in local markets for the 2020 season.
So, why the hell did the XFL fail (again)? It puts it failure squarely at the door of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the reason as to why the XFL folded. “With the league shuttered and no games being played (or revenue being generated), the COVID-19 pandemic left the XFL facing near-term liquidity issues.Apr 22,…