Former Chiefs WR Sammie Parker Returns To KC, Joins Command

KANSAS CITY, MO. (Ryan Hammons – KC Command) – It is a popular cliche to say that life comes full-circle. But for Command receiver Samie Parker, the phrase means just a little bit more than that, because in his case, … Continue reading

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T.O.’s indoor football decision coming soon

By Mike Florio Last month, word emerged that former (not by choice) NFL receiver Terrell Owens is considering a lucrative (by arena football standards) offer from the Allen (Texas) Wranglers of the IFL. After Saturday’s game-winning catch from 49ers tight … Continue reading

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Indoor football league targets Macon for team

Indoor football action appears to be headed back to the Macon Coliseum. Andre White said Saturday that Macon will have a franchise this season that will play in American Indoor Football. White is listed as the general manager for the … Continue reading

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McKnight works out at Pro Day, eyes next level

By: Dane Mizutani Da’Jon McKnight worked out and caught passes in front of several NFL scouts Monday at Minnesota’s Pro Day. It was his opportunity to prove himself worthy of a potential spot on an NFL roster with the 2012 … Continue reading

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From accountant to NFL TightEnd

TE Les Brown, a former basketball player at Westminster (Utah) College, a NAIA school, signed with the Dolphins on Friday. Brown (6-4, 238) was working as an accountant. But he went to BYU’s Pro Day and ran a 4.43-second 40-yard … Continue reading

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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