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    Vince McMahon Announces Return of XFL

    If at first you don’t succeed, wait 19 years and try again. The WWE chairman originally launched the famously rough-and-tumble football league for just one season in 2001, but he’s been planning a comeback ever since. While the NFL’s seen a dip in ratings amid player protests, McMahon stressed that the XFL won’t tolerate “political or social issues.” He also promised shorter, safer games and a ban on players with criminal records. The new league, funded exclusively by McMahon, hasn’t chosen team locations yet. It’s set to premiere in 2020.

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