I’ve spent the better part of this past week asking myself, what right do the Washington Valor have to challenge the Baltimore Brigade for the Arena Football League’s crown this Saturday night? Valor fans and those blind disciples of indoor football’s original league will say they have every right. The all-in playoff format was preordained … More AFL’s Beltway Bowl: A Championship Matchup That Shouldn’t Be
Former Western Maryland Warriors owner, general manager, and head coach Julien Robinson will now assume GM and head coaching duties with the New England Bobcats as that franchise continues preparations for an imminent move out of the Elite Indoor Football League. The deal, which had been in the making since the end of the … More Julien Robinson Would Fuel A New England Entry Into AAL
An affiliation of American Arena League sportswriters and bloggers has selected Atlanta Havoc wide receiver Ryan McDaniel as the league’s 2018 Most Valuable Player in voting that ended yesterday evening. After winning back-to-back Arena Bowls with the Philadelphia Soul in 2016 and 2017, McDaniel signed with Atlanta last December and started all 13 games in … More Indoor Football Writers Name AAL MVP
As the New England Bobcats made their way to Pennsylvania to take on the defending champion Southern Steam for the Elite Indoor Football League crown this past Saturday, fundamental questions lingered about this first-year team despite the passing of nearly a full season. Could they win outside the Chelmsford Forum? A fair question considering they … More Bobcats Claim EIFL Championship With Mix Of Skills And Sinew
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If the American Arena League survives this offseason, it will return in a much different format. If it does not, few could deny it left nothing on the table Saturday night with a championship that was in essence two games in one, offering drama, comebacks, and a dash of intestinal fortitude that we’d been looking … More AAL Rocks In Its Swan Song
On the eve of its championship game, Fifty Yarder takes a final look back on the pipeline that brought the AAL into our living rooms each Saturday night. In the first installment, DSBN Sports of Macon, GA got our Fifty for best sportscasting network. This week, we’ll assess the on-air talent who broadcast our games. … More And The Fifty Goes To: AAL Broadcast Teams