Barnstormers drubbed at Jacksonville

The Iowa Barnstormers scored a season-low 19 points and were thumped by the defending Arena Football League champion Jacksonville Sharks 55-19 in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday. The loss marked the second time this season the Barnstormers have struggled on offense. … Continue reading

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Grady’s record-setting night leads Blaze to victory

By: Dana Greene KANSAS CITY (ABC 4 Sports) – The Utah Blaze (7-5) rolled to a 55-45 victory over the Kansas City Command (2-9) in front of 4,618 fans at the Sprint Center. After turnovers plagued the offense over the … Continue reading


Sky’s the limit for Tarpons’ receiver

As a 6-foot-7, 160-pound high school sophomore, Carlos Singleton had little use for football, not as an aspiring Division I basketball player. Now 6-8 and 230 pounds, the 24-year-old Florida Tarpons wide receiver loves football enough to devote himself to … Continue reading


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