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Around the XFL: Keep the ball rolling

The XFL’s ball debut kept rolling, including stops at USA TodayCBS SportsThe Dallas Morning News and Sports Business Journal.

Don’t forget to check out more highlights from across the social media sphere.  

OK, fine, that's a lie, because we have a few more pieces of football fun.


First, the Tampa Bay Vipers hit the ice with the NHL's Lightning, while two-time All-Star defenseman Victor Hedman gives Aaron Murray a run at quarterback:

Just don't kick it, OK?

Next is ESPN Radio's The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz handing out turkeys balls to the crew:

Texas connection 

Dallas Renegades quarterback Landry Jones brought the new football during a sitdown with CBS Dallas Fort Worth. 

Jones discussed his reasons for getting back into football; reuniting with head coach Bob Stoops (“shoot, let’s do this thing, man”); his father-in-law's history on the mound at Globe Life Park; and his wife’s high school dominance on the court, including defeating an NBA star in a three-point contest: 

King for a Play 

One of the players added in Friday’s Supplemental Draft was former Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King, now a member of the St. Louis BattleHawks. 

"The Unicorn" led the NFL in yards per punt (48.9) for 2013 and will bring the party whenever he lets one sail.  

His can’t-miss Instagram feed shows why that’s the case off the field, too: 

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