Vince McMahon is not throwing away his shot at football. And he’s taking it today.
McMahon’s company Alpha Entertainment, which he started with $100 million from selling WWE stock, said that they had a major sports announcement. The WWE CEO will reportedly announce the return of the XFL at 3 pm on Thursday.
The no-holds-barred football league launched in 2001 and aired on NBC and talks of a reboot were revived by a recent ESPN 30 for 30, where former NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol and McMahon hinted about trying the league again.
Since the XFL is apparently back, it’s time to re-live some of the best moments from the XFL’s first run: