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Vince Neil’s Vegas AFL Team Debuting In 2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 20: Singer Vince Neil speaks onstage to announce their upcoming Motley Crue and KISS co-headlining tour at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on March 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Sin City is getting a football team -- an indoor one, at least -- courtesy of Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil.

The Arena Football League has award Neil and his consortium rights to move the Jacksonville Sharks franchise to Las Vegas, where it will begin play as the Las Vegas Outlaws during the 2015 season. In a statement, Neil says that, "I am really excited to bring back Arena Football to our great fans in Vegas. It's something that I have wanted to do for quite some time. Arena Football and rock 'n' roll are very similar. It's fast, exciting and great entertainment. I have been fortunate to achieve my dreams and goals in the music industry. Now I am able to pursue my passion and dreams in professional football right here in my own town, Las Vegas."

Neil will be something of an absentee owner, however; he's currently on the road for Motley Crue's farewell tour, which is slated to go around the world well into 2015. 

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