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Las Vegas Outlaws Team Timeline

Feb. 3, 2000 -- WWF Entertainment chairman of the board Vince McMahon announces the formation of the XFL.

March 29, 2000 -- NBC becomes a partner in the XFL in a joint venture with the WWF.

June 13, 2000 -- The Chicago Enforcers become the XFL's first team.

July 12, 2000 -- Las Vegas is announced as a charter member of the XFL.
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Aug. 3, 2000 -- The XFL introduces its black and red football.

Aug. 10, 2000 -- Bob Ackles is announced as Las Vegas general manager, Jim Criner as coach and Don Gregory as director of player personnel.

Aug. 24, 2000 -- The XFL names the Las Vegas franchise the Outlaws.

Oct. 18, 2000 -- The XFL teams make their territorial draft selections, and Outlaws season tickets go on sale.

Oct. 28, 2000 -- The first XFL draft is held. The Outlaws choose quarterback Chuck Clements with their first pick.

Nov. 13, 2000 -- The Outlaws hold a minicamp at Green Valley High School.

Dec. 10, 2000 -- The Outlaws hold their second minicamp, this one at Foothill High School.

Jan. 3, 2001 -- The Outlaws open training camp.

Jan. 6, 2001 -- WWF wrestling stars The Dudley Boyz and The Good Father help attract about 3,000 fans to a controlled scrimmage at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Feb. 3, 2001 -- The Outlaws defeat the New York-New Jersey Hitmen in the first game in XFL history, 19-0. The Outlaws draw a sellout crowd of 30,389 to Sam Boyd Stadium.

Feb. 17, 2001 -- The Outlaws lose for the first time in their history when Los Angeles kicker Jose Cortez kicks a field goal on the final play of the game to lift the Xtreme to a 12-9 victory.

April 1, 2001 -- The Outlaws lose to San Francisco and are eliminated from playoff contention.

April 7, 2001 -- Las Vegas loses to Memphis in their final regular-season game.

April 21, 2001 -- Los Angeles defeats San Francisco to win the XFL championship.

May 10, 2001 -- The XFL announces it will cease operations.
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