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
The battle between Champions Indoor Football’s desire to become the biggest minor league indoor football league in the country and the Indoor Football League’s drive to stay afloat took a wild turn Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading Minor league indoor football news roundup: IFL steals 2 from CIF, CIF takes 1 from IFL
The Richmond Roughriders, who recently joined the National Arena League after winning the Arena Pro Football title earlier this year, announced on their Facebook page today that they have signed defensive lineman Ronald Ollie to a contract for the 2018 season! Continue reading Last Chance U star Ronald Ollie signs with minor league indoor football team
Now that minor league indoor football season is officially over, the crazy season of relocating, renaming, jumping leagues, or just flat folding, is underway.
And this week, we’ve got a whole bunch of stuff to get you caught up on. Continue reading Minor league indoor football roundup: IFL announces 5 teams commit for 2018; two teams apply to CIF
The four new cities that were granted NAL franchises, per the NAL Facebook page and website, are Richmond, Virginia; Boston, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; and Orlando, Florida. Continue reading National Arena League adds four teams for 2018 season
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
Two leagues have officially begun the merger process of being the American Arena League, and today on the AAL Facebook page, the league announced the first 10 teams for the newly formed/merged league, including all eight teams in the North Division. Continue reading American Arena League announces first 10 teams
Champions Indoor Football had one of these delightful stories shakeout this past weekend by a team that was in first place, and appeared to be set to lock up the overall top-seed for the upcoming CIF playoffs. Continue reading Minor league indoor football team in 1st place has two wins vacated, creates playoff chaos
One of the appeals of indoor football at any level is that the game is wide open, and is amazingly tilted towards helping the offense, even more than the NFL.
Sunday afternoon in Champions Indoor Football, two teams went all out, combining for 191 total points, more than 650 combined passing yards, and more than 800 yards of combined offense. Oh and a ton of kicks returned for touchdowns. Continue reading Minor league indoor football team scores 95 in regulation, loses anyway
The owners of the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles and Colorado Crush, made notable for their decision this season to let fans decide almost everything, are apparently looking to start up an entire indoor football league based on that same idea. Continue reading Team that lets fans call plays wants an entire league based on that idea