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Like Thanos, Defenders annihilate Guardians

Because everything went about as well as possible for the D.C. Defenders in their season opening victory over the Seattle Dragons, it would be reasonable to expect a bit of a letdown in their follow-up act. It’s safe to say that didn’t happen. If the Defenders were good in their first game of the season, they were great in their second act — systematically destroying the New York Guardians, 27-0, to record their first shutout in XFL history. New York […]

Defenders leave Jim Zorn seeing maroon and black once again

No one really knows what to expect now that the XFL has returned after a 19-year hiatus. Is it doomed to fail from the gimmicks and poor quality of play that plagued the initial incarnation nearly two decades ago? Or has Vince McMahon learned from his previous mistakes and put together a sustainable football league that is capable of sticking around? While it would be foolish to rush to any snap judgments after one weekend of play, it’s safe to […]