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

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What to do with your life now that football is over

Wow what an end to the football season, a thrilling Super Bowl that went down to the wire and had us all on the edge of our seats. And best of all, the Patriots didn’t win! But now that football season is over, what are you going to do with all that free time? I’m here to help you make that decision. Continue reading What to do with your life now that football is over

The Indoor Football League appears to be in big trouble

You could see a league drop down to just three teams this off-season, and likely send them scrambling to other leagues just to keep playing, or, the more likely scenario, is they will lose 3-4 teams, find 3-4 suckers to join in for a season or two to keep the league and its big team afloat, then repeat the dance all over again. Continue reading The Indoor Football League appears to be in big trouble

Chinese Arena Football League moves schedule to spring/summer

In a move that could have a big impact on American indoor/arena football players, the Chinese Arena Football League is attempting to rival its American counterpart leagues by moving from the fall, where it played its first season, to the spring and summer in 2018 for its second season. Continue reading Chinese Arena Football League moves schedule to spring/summer

Some bozo is starting a pro flag football league and Michael Vick is involved

The proposed league is the American Flag Football League, and hopes to have eight teams and start in 2018. It is being started by financier Jeff Lewis who saw his son playing flag football and thought, “BOY! There’s something people would pay to see! Football with no hitting!” Continue reading Some bozo is starting a pro flag football league and Michael Vick is involved

Peak minor league indoor football: New team in new league will play every game on the road

If there’s one thing we love to cover here at HOTSPROTSTAKES.com, it’s crappy teams in crappy leagues that only exist because someone had the money to start it up, and little money to do anything else.

Which brings us back to the Dayton Wolfpack of the National Arena League.

Last we heard, there was a chance they were going to fold without ever having played a game. The good news is, that isn’t the case. The bad news, football fans in Dayton will still never get to see them play. At least in 2017 Continue reading “Peak minor league indoor football: New team in new league will play every game on the road”

How a minor league football development leauge COULD work

Oh look, someone is trying to start their own spring football league. It will almost certainly go well, no doubt in my mind based on all of the great success that every other minor league football league has had in the past.

Honestly, I think there are worse ideas than a spring football league, but it has to be done right, here’s how that could be done.

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