XFL announces details of its new St. Louis team

3 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago Wednesday, August 21 2019 Aug 21, 2019 Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:11:00 PM CDT August 21, 2019 in Sports
By: Grace Taylor, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

ST LOUIS - The XFL revealed the name and logo of its St. Louis team today.

XFL commissioner Oliver Luck announced that the St. Louis BattleHawks are one of the eight teams in the league.

Jonathan Hayes, who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1985-1993, will coach the BattleHawks.  Their home games will be played at The Dome at America's center.  Its season begins the week after Super Bowl LIV. 

ESPN and FOX will broadcast over half of the games but XFL President Jeffrey Pollack says, "Now it's up to our fans and players to write the story. What happens on the field and in the community, in the years ahead, will determine the true spirit of each team."

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