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New XFL kicks off with debut game in DC


February 9, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new XFL got under way Saturday in the latest attempt to bring more professional football to the U.S.

Billionaire Vince McMahon's latest venture kicked off with a game between the D.C. Defenders and Seattle Dragons in front of almost 20,000 fans at Audi Field. The crowd was into as early as warmups when it booed Seattle players and roared during the game when D.C. drove down the field.

National championship-winning former Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones, one of the biggest names in the XFL and the most well-known player on the Defenders, took the mic to tell fan...

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