Apr 11, 2020 12:02 AM

XFL suspends operations

Posted Apr 11, 2020 12:02 AM

— The XFL has suspended operations and laid off its employees. Employees were told of the layoffs Friday during an in-house conference call. The upstart league backed by WWE canceled the remainder of its season last month because of the coronavirus pandemic, but promised to be back in 2021. The moves have left the league's future in doubt. The XFL has eight franchises and played five games out of a planned 10-game schedule.

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College football could be possible this fall

UNDATED (AP) — Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp said Wednesday that officials believe a 13-game college football schedule would be possible even if the start of the season was delayed until October because of the new coronavirus.

The season is scheduled to begin with seven FBS games on Aug. 29 before the majority of teams play their openers the following week.