71
      Wednesday
      90 / 65
      Thursday
      92 / 67
      Friday
      90 / 67

      Confirmed: 2 leagues merge, Venom commits

      Amarillo Venom owner Stephanie Tucker told Pronews 7 Sports that when all is said and done, the league hopes to have 16 teams, making for four divisions.

      The Lone Star Football League and the Champions Professional Indoor League made it official on Wednesday, confirming the two leagues have merged.

      Right now 11 teams comprise the yet to be named league with others expected to join in the next few days.

      Amarillo Venom owner Stephanie Tucker told Pronews 7 Sports that when all is said and done, the league hopes to have 16 teams, making for four divisions.

      Executives and owners will meet in Wichita, Kan., on Aug. 22 and 23 to find a home for the league office, name the league, finalize rules and work on a schedule. Here are the teams already committed to the league

      Amarillo, Texas

      Odessa, Texas

      San Angelo, Texas

      Rio Rancho, N.M.

      Tulsa, Okla.

      Dodge City, Kan.

      Salina, Kan.

      Lincoln, Neb.

      Omaha, Neb.

      Sioux City, Iowa

      Bloomington, Ill.