Football game day is about to change

By Bamaslammer – Birmingham – (31 January 2001) — When I was a kid my older sister took me to see BattleStar Galactica at the movie theater. BattleStar Galactica was a TV show and the movie was nothing more than the original episode that started it all. Why would anyone go to a movie theater … Read more

Demons Reach a Radio Deal

News Courtesy of the San Francisco Demons SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (January 31, 2001) – The San Francisco Demons have reached an agreement with Clear Channel Communications, Inc., to broadcast the first-ever Demons’ schedule on radio during the 2001 season. The pact was consummated by John Sutherland, Vice President-Market Manager, of Clear Channel Communications, and Michael Preacher, … Read more

Birmingham is Hungry for Football

By Sonny Sanders – Birmingham – (30 January 2001) — There are only a few days left before the XFL season kicks off in Birmingham. Underneath all of the college recruiting talk lies anticipation in football fans. College football has been over for a month and the NFL (No Fun League) has once again displayed … Read more

Can the Hitmen Attract Fans?

By Madd Max (30 January 2001) – With the incredible amount of success that the NY/NJ area has had this past year in sports, can the Hitmen attract the fan base they will need to survive? With the success of the Yankees, Mets, Devils and Giants, is there enough adrenaline left in New York/New Jersey area … Read more

XFL Prepares for Inaugural Weekend

(30 January 2001) — In a press conference held on Tuesday, Chairman of NBC Sports, Dick Ebersol, started with “the FUN starts on Saturday!” XFL will kick off it’s first season on Saturday 3 February with the NY/NJ Hitmen at the Las Vegas Outlaws live from Sam Boyd Stadium. The best part is, the game … Read more

Demons Make Final Cuts

Leave one Roster spot open for CFL star WR (January 29, 2000) – The San Francisco Demons, all 45 players strong, made a triumphant return to the Bay Area Sunday and will begin preparation for their XFL season opener Tuesday morning at Diablo Valley College. To reduce its roster to the mandated 38 active players and … Read more

Demons Conclude Training Camp

SAN FRANCISCO TO TRIM ROSTER TO 45 PLAYERS SUNDAY News Courtesy of the San Francisco Demons LAS VEGAS, Nev. (January 26, 2000) – The San Francisco Demons finished a “productive month” at the first-ever XFL pre-season training camp Friday with a controlled scrimmage against the Las Vegas Outlaws. The Demons and Outlaws faced off in game-like … Read more

XFL Demons on Verge of Ending Training Camp

Final Scrimmage with Las Vegas set for Friday News Courtesy of the San Francisco Demons LAS VEGAS, Nev. (January 25, 2000) – For all intents and purposes, the San Francisco Demons conclude its four-week grind of pre-season training camp Friday with a game-type scrimmage with the Las Vegas Outlaws. The Demons do have a short workout … Read more

Bolts End Camp by Scrimmaging Chicago

News Courtesy of the Birmingham Thunderbolts ORLANDO – (24 January 2001) – Coach Gerry DiNardo was pleased with the effort, if not totally pleased by the results as the Birmingham Thunderbolts closed training camp by scrimmaging the Chicago Enforcers Wednesday at Showalter Field. The joint session with Chicago was the last practice for the Bolts before … Read more

Maniax Nickname: Just a History Lesson

By MaddMax – Reporter (23 January 2001) – When the XFL announced that Memphis would be one of their inaugural cities, a name had to be chosen that would fit that community. Some may say that the name “Maniax” was chosen solely for the purpose of portraying the WWF-style of toughness and crazed behavior. Nobody really … Read more