OJ Simpson takes home CIF Player of the Week honors

As you can see, 176 yards on eight returns, including one for a TD is a pretty good week, especially when you average 22 yards per return in a league where the field is only 50 yards long. Continue reading OJ Simpson takes home CIF Player of the Week honors

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WHITE HOT MINOR LEAGUE INDOOR FOOTBALL EXPANSION RUMORS!

Well in an interview with QC Online, the owner of the Quad City Steamwheelers, Doug Bland, offered up some juicy expansion nuggets for the league in 2019. Continue reading WHITE HOT MINOR LEAGUE INDOOR FOOTBALL EXPANSION RUMORS!

Glen Falls Gladiators of American Arena League fold 2 weeks before start of season

Death. Taxes. Minor league indoor football teams folding before the season even starts.

That’s right folks, it’s that time of year and today the Glen Falls (NY) Gladiators of the newly formed American Arena League have closed up shop just two weeks before the start of the AAL season. Continue reading Glen Falls Gladiators of American Arena League fold 2 weeks before start of season

HOTSPROTSTAKES STAFF POLL: Ranking the logos of the Indoor Football League

Hey, it’s time for our favorite thing at HOTSPROTSTAKES: Ranking the logos of some obscure sports league you’ve never heard of!

That’s right, today we journal to the world of indoor football (not arena, there’s a difference), and ranking the logos of the mostly-midwest-based Indoor Football League. Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES STAFF POLL: Ranking the logos of the Indoor Football League

IFL Week 1 reactions: Can anyone stop Arizona and Sioux Falls?

The Indoor Football Season started this past weekend and all three games were competitive, gave us glimpses of what we can come to expect from each team, as well as an idea of who we will likely be seeing at the end of the season in the United Bowl.

Here are the final scores from each game, as well as a little bit of insight as to what I saw from each game. Continue reading IFL Week 1 reactions: Can anyone stop Arizona and Sioux Falls?

Is this the last season of the IFL?

The Indoor Football League kicks-off its 10th season tonight, and once viewed as the top alternative to the Arena Football League, the IFL is a shell of its former self after an off-season that damn-near saw the league merge with another league, and left them with just six teams after a court ruling three weeks ago. Continue reading Is this the last season of the IFL?

The entire sport of arena/indoor football is a damn mess

With roughly two weeks until the start of the indoor/arena football season the sport has never been on shakier ground. Teams are folding on the eve of the season, other leagues are suing each other, blocking teams from playing, or have a laughable number of teams left to play the upcoming season. Continue reading The entire sport of arena/indoor football is a damn mess