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By Marc Lawrence — Unlike other sports that are either currently canceled or postponed, the XFL suspended operations when it surprised its workforce Friday morning by issuing mass layoffs and implying a grim outlook for the future of the league. With it, the XFL suspended operations, and multiple sources told ESPN that the league currently had no plans to return in 2021. XFL owner Vince McMahon is currently worth $1.9 billion, according to Forbes magazine. That’s down from $2.9 billion in 2019. It should also be noted that WWE was going through some upheaval before the pandemic. McMahon ousted two top executives in January after lower-than-expected revenues, and WWE’s stock price has dropped by 42% this year to date. The biggest question is how long is McMahon willing to fund it? To find out more on the status of the status of the XFL click here.

His Airness
ESPN reports that legendary NBA Hall of Fame guard Michael Jordan eliminated 20 different Hall of Famers from the postseason, including 6 of them multiple times. He averaged 32.2 PPG against HOF players in his Bulls career. That’s why he’ll likely go down as the best player to ever don an NBA jersey.
Grinding Out The Profits
From the 2020 PLAYBOOK Football Preview Guide magazine: New Appalachian State head coach Shawn Clark, an assistant coach with the Mountaineers since 2016, has big shoes to fill with App State winning 43 games the past four seasons. He inherits a team that was No. 1 in the nation in both 4th Down Conversion Percentage and Defensive TDs last season. More important, his troops rank No. 7 in Returning Productions Rankings. Don’t expect much of a blip this season.
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