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X.F.L.

An upstart professional football league dreamed up by wrestling promoter Vince McMahon debuts this weekend. The X.F.L. promises a rough, raw brand of football that will appeal to teenage boys and young men. Critics are already dismissing the new league as a gimmick with no future. But NBC is betting that the X.F.L. has a chance to succeed. NPR's Chris Arnold has the story.

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