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Sabotaged by penalties and a sluggish start, the Tampa Bay Storm lost 53-34 to the Cleveland Gladiators to fall to 0-5 on the road in the Arena Football League. Tampa Bay (5-5) had only one drive in the first quarter, … Continue reading

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Indoor football: UIFL adding team in St. Louis

The Ultimate Indoor Football League, home to the Florida Tarpons, will be expanding into the St. Louis market next season, the league announced Tuesday. The Missouri Monsters will join the league in 2013, playing their home games at Family Arena … Continue reading


Fever rested, ready for Colorado Ice

By Annie Fowler A well-timed week off hopefully will pay dividends for the Tri-Cities Fever tonight when it opens the Indoor Football League playoffs against the Colorado Ice at Toyota Center. With injuries to key personnel like guard Ryan Tolar … Continue reading


NCAA hands out severe punishment for Penn State

By Carolyn Kaster Chastising Penn State’s athletic culture, NCAA President Mark Emmert issued a landmark ruling this morning, crippling Penn State’s ability to compete on the field for years to come by banning the football team from a postseason bowl … Continue reading

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Bandits join CPIFL; new franchise possible in Lincoln

For the Sioux City Bandits, another undefeated season will be hard to come by. That’s just fine with them. Managing partner Bob Scott announced Tuesday that the Bandits have joined the budding Champions Professional Indoor Football League, officially turning the … Continue reading

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Sarasota indoor football team names Walls head coach

By Dennis Maffezzoli The Sarasota Thunder went with a familiar name as coach for the inaugural team. The UIFL team named Greg Walls as its head coach at a press conference Wednesday. A Booker High graduate, Walls made first-team All-State … 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