Is the XFL Coming Back for Another Season?
I have many interests and enjoy working for many different companies besides PST and one of them I started working in a few years ago was live sports. For two seasons I was fortunate enough to work for the New York Jets Launch Crew and we are a fan engagement group that works during Jets home games. If the NFL is allowed to have fans at their games this year, I will be returning for season three.
Earlier this year, I received a call from someone I worked with on the New York Jets Launch Crew asking if I'd be interested in working for a new football league called the XFL and I decided to take a position with the New York Guardians and even though we only got to work two home games, it was an extremely fulfilling experience as I got to work as a production assistant, side by side with the on field host, Chuck.
So what is the XFL? Back in 2001, a football league was created called the XFL, which was a football league created to fill the void of football after the Super Bowl. The players would be semi pro and the league would be focused on fan experiences as well as a different kind of football game. The league was started by the CEO of the WWE, Vince McMahon and unfortunately the league only had one season. Earlier this year, Vince McMahon tried to kick start the league again and unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, the league only played a few games. The league filed for bankruptcy and we had heard they would not return and Vince McMahon said he would not be involved even if it did.
According to NJ.com, the XFL may be back for another season as there are as many as 20 people interested in bidding on the league and it will launch again next February. If it weren't foe the coronavirus, I almost guarantee that the league would have been successful. I am super excited to hear that there is interest in purchasing the league because the people I worked with were amazing and we were all heart broken when we were all let go due to the league suspending their season. Fingers crossed it comes back next February.