Seattle among 8 cities awarded XFL team

Oliver Luck is commissioner and chief executive of the new XFL.	 Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

Commissioner and chief executive Oliver Luck also said there will be franchises in Houston, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa and Washington when the league kicks off the weekend of February 8-9. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon stated that he would spend $100 million on the league but that nothing close to what he will end up spending.

Today's big reveal fell in line with a report from last week which caught a potential leak on the XFL website, listing the phone numbers for eight league headquarters in different cities around the country. "We pledge to bring St. Louis a team deserving of a passionate and football-starved fan base".

The league founded by the WWE mogul announced Wednesday that St. Louis and seven other cities - Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Washington, D.C - will get XFL teams.

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Globe Life Park, home of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers. He then introduced Vince McMahon.

It did not give details on how the league will be different than the NFL but said research is underway. Seattle will be part of the revamped league, with a team playing at CenturyLink Field. Luck said they want more in-game rhythm and flow, and he also spoke about safety precautions. It will also cater to families looking for affordable ticket options. Four of those stadiums are now home to NFL teams, while one is home to a Major League Baseball team, one is home to a Major League Soccer team, one his home to a college football team and one is a former home of an NFL team. It folded after one season in 2001.

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