Silly nicknames and bad gimmicks: A tribute to the XFL

I normally don’t make a thread just to point out something cool I found on the Internet, but this is just too good to ignore.

Right now, at (look under New Inductions) is unquestionably the most honest, objective, and, dare I say it, compassionate analysis of the XFL I’ve ever seen. And this from someone who’s not exactly known for pulling punches.

What I really, really think bears repeating is that, despite all the smarmy talk show hosts and self-righteous NFL flacks and cheap gags and wild speculation and hype and noise, this was a good idea, and people actually wanted it. Someone who actually knew about the sport might have made it work.

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