Rattlers hope return to Snake Pit cures recent ills(7/30) For the 2014 Arizona Rattlers, there's no place like home. Two weeks ago, the team completed its first-ever 9-0 campaign at the US Airways Center and now as they prepare for this Sunday's first-round playoff matchup against the Portland Thunder (5-13), the favored Rattlers (15-3) are pleased to be back in the Snake Pit.
A Season That Came and Went(7/29) Say your city has been deprived of a sports team for years. Say you have been craving something that nearly every major market has around the nation. It isn't what you had expected, but it is something to hold you over in the mean time.
Storm Fall Short as Wild 2014 Season Abruptly Ends(7/29) With the hiring of head coach, and AFL legend, Lawrence Samuels many months ago, a new era of Tampa Bay Storm football was set to begin in 2014. And on Saturday night, the Storm had a chance to make something special out of what was mostly an up and down, wild ride of a season. The Cleveland Gladiators however, had something else on their minds and it wasnít just spoiling the Stormís playoff hopes.
Cleveland grabs top spot in ArenaFan AFL Power Rankings(7/28) A win by Cleveland combined with a loss by Arizona on the AFLís final Saturday of the regular season moves the Gladiators to the No. 1 spot in the final regular season ArenaFan Power Rankings. After sitting atop the rankings all season, the Rattlers fall to No. 3 after losing to Orlando. Pittsburgh moved to No.2 on the strength of their 30 point win against Philadelphia.
Iowa's Concern Leaves At Least Three Up in Air for 2015(7/28) Never before in AFL history have all of the teams that finished one season gone on to play the next season in the same city which they were playing in before. There was hope that the 2015 season was going to be first of its kind. However, at least three teams are in limbo for next year, including the Iowa Barmstormers, who are reportedly considering a move to a lower level league next year, per Channel 13 WhoTV in Des Moines.
AFL QuickPlay Week 20óEnd of the Line(7/26) Itís finally here. The sad end of the regular season of Arena Football. Six teams are going to play Saturday and then go back to their regular jobs on Monday. The other eight continue on in hopes of winning the ArenaBowl.