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XFL eyes WB

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May 14, 2001 | 9:30am EDT

In a presentation to potential advertisers on Wednesday, WWF chairman Vince McMahon revealed he's contacted the WB network about picking up coverage of the fledgling XFL. According to Variety, McMahon, who is co-owner of the rookie football league along with NBC, admits the XFL will go bankrupt unless high-exposure coverage of the games continues. However, a WB spokesman said: "The WB is not interested in getting the rights to the XFL and neither are any of our affiliates.''

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