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XFL files for bankruptcy, cites COVID-19 crisis

XFL files for bankruptcy, cites COVID-19 crisis
Posted at 1:18 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 16:41:09-04

The XFL has filed for bankruptcy, likely spelling the end of the second iteration of the league.

The WWE-backed XFL canceled the rest of its return season last month because of the coronavirus pandemic.

It suspended operations and laid off its employees Friday.

The league said Monday in a news release that it wasn’t insulated “from the harsh economic impacts and uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 crisis."