Indianapolis to Gain Indoor Football Team: Fan Take

By Eric R. Ivie The Ultimate Indoor Football League (UIFL) announced on July 23 that a team called the Indianapolis Panthers will be joining the league for the 2013 season, providing the team and the league a fresh start. The … Continue reading


Kansas City Command ceases operations

In February, The Pitch’s Jonathan Bender chronicled the waning professional hopes of Samie Parker as he tried to jump-start his career with the Arena Football League’s Kansas City Command. As is common with minor league teams, the Command itself was … Continue reading


Ross, Lucky signed by new Lincoln indoor football franchise

Former Husker Cory Ross was interested in the business end of bringing an indoor football franchise to Lincoln. Then, he got the urge to put on the pads again. The Lincoln Haymakers held a news conference Tuesday at the Apothecary … Continue reading


Steelhawks introduce new coach

By Gary R. Blockus Local Bloomsburg University alumni may remember Chris Thompson as the young man who led the Huskies to the NCAA Division II football championship game in a loss to Delta State in 2000. Local minor league football … Continue reading

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Terrell Owens Finds Lifeline With Indoor Football League

By: Deron Snyder Upon hearing that Terrell Owens has signed with an outfit called the Allen (Texas) Wranglers, many people might initially feel pity. There’s a certain amount of sympathy in seeing an all-time NFL great scuffling to continue his … Continue reading

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Ex-Gophers take part in annual workout for NFL scouts; hopefuls include Bennett, Lair, Kirksey

Former Gopher football players are in their annual attempt to catch the eye of NFL scouts. Minnesota’s pro day workout Monday included eight ex-Gophers and more than a dozen others from area small colleges. The drills are styled after the … Continue reading

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Current San Jose, former Arizona Rattlers FB Johnie Kirton found dead

By: Richard Obert The Rattlers canceled practice Tuesday, as players mourned the death of former teammate Johnie Kirton. Kirton, 26, a fullback from the University of Washington, who was traded by the Rattlers to the San Jose SaberCats three weeks … Continue reading


Three coaches just right for Fever

By: Jeff Morrow Take a look at most of the Indoor Football League team websites. It’s interesting to see how many coaches there are on those teams. Most have five to eight assistants. So it’s amazing when the Tri-Cities Fever … Continue reading


Cason follows dream, signs with indoor football team

After a brief but successful stint as a professional mixed martial arts fighter, Joe Cason is returning to the football field. Cason, 24, signed a contract last month with the Missouri Monsters, a new team in the Ultimate Indoor Football … Continue reading

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York gets expansion team in pro indoor football league

By: Jim Seip Its scouting report on York complete, American Indoor Football will bring a team to the York City Ice Arena in 2013. League CEO John Morris expects York to host all Saturday night games, with its home opener … Continue reading

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