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The league founded by the WWE mogul announced Wednesday that St. Louis and seven other cities - Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Washington, D.C - will get XFL teams. Team names, logos, colors, and players will be announced in the coming weeks and months.

They had various officials from the cities appear and hype their involvement in the new XFL.

WWE Chairman Vince McMahon announced in January that the revived XFL would launch in 2020 with eight teams of 40 players and a 10-game schedule. We pledge to bring St. Louis a team deserving of a passionate and football-starved fan base.

McMahon, the league's founder, said he's confident the XFL will stick around this time because it has a long-term financial commitment and there is a "clamoring" from TV networks for live sports events.

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Legally Blonde's Jennifer Coolidge - portrayed as Paulette Bonaforte - was also seen giving sound advises in the song. Jonathan Bennett , who played Aaron Samuels and Stefanie Drummond , who played Bethany Byrd, both made cameos.

Former Houston Oilers quarterback Oliver Luck (father of Andrew Luck) will serve as Commissioner of the league, and was also on-hand to push the XFL's use of next generation technology, a simplification of the rules, an increased focus on player safety as well as speeding up the game overall. He also said they've taken input from fans and some of their best ideas have come from them. It was revived this year by Vince McMahon and plans to start again in Spring 2020. But to the dismay of fans across the region, the Rams moved back to Los Angeles for the 2016 season.

On the heels of Tuesday's NHL expansion announcement, Seattle was announced as one of the eight inaugural cities to begin play when the new XFL football league kicks off in 2020.

These teams will try to find success where the 2001 XFL failed.

McMahon is once again betting on America's insatiable appetite for gridiron, playing a 10-game regular season followed by postseason and a championship game during the winter and spring months when the National Football League has concluded.

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