XFL ready to rumble demo

Dempsey, John
January 2001
Daily Variety;01/30/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 42, p1
Trade Publication
Reports the television debut of the Extreme Football League in the United States. Strategy of the sports show; Views on the success of the sports program as a fan-pleasing entertainment; Authenticity of the league; Acceptance of the game by Las Vegas oddsmakers; Problem in attracting major sports networks.


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