The 2017 season that saw bye weeks every week due to there only being five teams in the league, and saw attendance dip by an average of 92 fans per game…but there’s hope going forward. Continue reading What’s next for the Arena Football League?
The league’s two best teams, the Tampa Bay Storm and Philadelphia Soul, square off Saturday for Arena Football’s ultimate crown. Continue reading Arena Bowl XXX Preview: Tampa Bay Storm at Philadelphia Soul
The fifth showdown between these two teams should be a dandy with a trip to Arena Bowl XXX on the line, especially after the two teams play three thrillers during the regular season. Continue reading Arena Football League playoff preview: #3 Cleveland Gladiators at #2 Tampa Bay Storm
Virginia Beach is squarely in the AFL footprint, roughly about 3.5 hours of from Washington DC, maybe 4.5 hours from Baltimore, and then its longest trip would be to Tampa, which is roughly 12 hours of driving, or a roughly three-hour flight.
Add it all up, and it makes a lot of sense that Virginia Beach would be in the mix. Continue reading Arena Football League heading to Virginia Beach?
When the Arena Football League kicked off its 30th season two weeks ago, there was plenty of uncertainty and questions about how a five-team league would operate.
But through two weeks, league has been a ton of fun, a good sign and a great start for a league and sport that badly needed good news.
There was a time where the start of the Arena Football League season was a big deal.
At its peak, there were 19 teams across the county, nearly 13,000 fans per game, TV contracts with ESPN and NBC, large player salaries and even video games.
Those days are long gone, but the league lives on, barely, and starts its 30th season tonight looking more to the future while trying to put a rough six years behind them.