The XFL is back, and a team is headed to Seattle

XFL Commissioner & CEO Oliver Luck

XFL Commissioner & CEO Oliver Luck

"We are committed to being ingrained in the local community and extremely fortunate that our teams will have world-class facilities to call home", XFL CEO Oliver Luck said. (Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports) The XFL's St. Louis franchise will play its games at The Dome at America's Center.

This is the second go-round for the XFL, which is backed by World Wrestling Entertainment chairman Vince McMahon.

Vince thanked the cities and venues who will be XFL partners moving forward. "We pledge to bring St. Louis a team deserving of a passionate and football-starved fan base".

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The other host cities include New York (MetLife Stadium), Dallas (Globe Life Park), Houston (TDECU Stadium), Los Angeles (StubHub Center), Seattle (Century Link Field), Tampa Bay (Raymond James Stadium), and Washington D.C. (Audi Field). Luck says they want to listen to fans and say they already have great ideas from them.

Also, the league said tickets will have an "affordable price" but the ticket price range was not announced. 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 looks like the XFL will know if that is going to work soon enough, because even though the games aren't scheduled to kick off until February 2020, fans can make sure they have a seat for the event where ever they want to catch a game. The XFL is now testing out elements of its format with junior college football teams to solidify a final on-field product. The AAF also has eight teams and a 10-week schedule but has targeted mid-size markets.

The league previously had one season in 2001.

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