Mike Ditka takes ownership of women’s pro tackle football league in 8 metros, including Atlanta

Chicago football legend Mike Ditka is lending his name to a professional women’s tackle football league that has its roots in the old Lingerie Football League. Ditka is the owner and chairman of the rebranded “X League,” which said in a July 14 announcement that it will begin play in eight cities next April. The eight teams are: the Kansas City Force, Atlanta Empire, Austin Sound, Chicago Blitz, Denver Rush, Los Angeles Black Storm, Omaha Red Devils and Seattle Thunder. The 2021 schedule will be…

Chicago football legend Mike Ditka is lending his name to a professional women’s tackle football league that has its roots in the old Lingerie Football League. Ditka is the owner and chairman of the rebranded “X League,” which said in a July 14 announcement that it will begin play in eight cities next April. The eight teams are: the Kansas City Force, Atlanta Empire, Austin Sound, Chicago Blitz, Denver Rush, Los Angeles Black Storm, Omaha Red Devils and Seattle Thunder. The 2021 schedule will be…

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