On January 26th, 2018, I published my very first ever article for Bishop Sports Network. It was also the first XFL article to be published to the website. XFL owner Vince McMahon said he was going to bring the game of football back to the fans. The league promises to have a “shorter, faster-paced, family-friendly, and easier to understand the game.”
Over the course of the year the XFL Twitter account has constantly asked the fans what things fan would want to see in the new and improved league. I myself made an article of what I thought to be 8 of coolest changes I would like to see, you can check that out right here https://bishopsportsnetwork.com/top-8-things-you-should-want-to-see-in-the-xfl/
So now we make a full 360 from January 26th, 2017 to December 5th, 2018! The time has come to announce the 8 cities that will start the brand new Xtreme Football League. Time to see how close our predictions were.
Here is a look at the cities WE PREDICTED:
1. San Antonio, TX
2. Oklahoma City, OK
3. San Diego, CA
4. Memphis, TN
5. Birmingham, AL
6. Colombus, OH
7. St Louis, MO
8. Orlando, FL
9. Oakland, CA
10. Portland, OR
People have asked me what I would change if I had the chance. The only thing I have ever stated was that there could be a spot for a New York team (either NYC or Syracuse) and Los Angeles.
Now if you were patient enough to get to this point HERE ARE THE 8 CITIES that will be getting professional football coming their way in 2020.
1. New York – MetLife Stadium
2. Dallas – Globe Life Park
3. Houston – TDECU Stadium
4. Los Angeles – Stubhub Center
5. St Louis – The Dome at America’s Center
6. Seattle – Centurylink Field
7. Tampa Bay – Raymond James Stadium
8. Washington DC – Audi Field
It looks like the XFL has chosen to enter the NFL market which was not what I had expected back in January, but it does make sense to give the football cities more football. I will give my grades to these cities in my next article.