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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson acquires XFL – The Canadian News

Former wrestling star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he had acquired the XFL. Johnson, 48, made the announcement Monday on Twitter. The price is reportedly $ 15 million. The XFL had eight franchises and played five games from a planned 10-game schedule before canceling the rest of its season in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At first it got good TV ratings and had deals with ESPN and Fox. The league suspended operations and fired all of its employees on April 10 and filed for bankruptcy on April 13. Since his wrestling career ended, Johnson has become a movie star, including in the "Fast & Furious" and "Jumanji" franchises. Spring football is a difficult challenge, as the American Football Alliance discovered in 2019, which also doesn't last an entire season. An earlie...