When the XFL relaunches in 2020, Vince McMahon’s vision of a competitor to the NFL may be realized on not one, but two television networks.
John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal is reporting that the XFL is in “deep discussions” with both FOX And ESPN that would bring two-thirds of the league’s games to ABC, FOX, ESPN and FOX Sports 1 (FS1). He noted that ESPN+ is not on the table at this point.
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SBJ: "The XFL is deep in discussions with Fox and ESPN, in a pair of deals that would see games on ABC and Fox." Deals could be announced as early as next week. Full story is behind the paywall. https://t.co/0O1YSORNU6
— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) January 22, 2019