Jerry Kurz Out of Commissioner's Role, New Commissioner To Be Named Soon(9/16) The Arena Football League is about to have its seventh commissioner. On Tuesday, the AFL announced that Kurz has been appointed as the first-ever League President, which will open the door for a new commissioner to be named within the next few days, sources tell ArenaFan.com.
4th and Loud (Episode 4): The Demise Has Begun(9/3) Have you ever been so caught up with something, you tend to forget the reason what you were trying to prove in the first place? You listen to all the hype and all the glamour, but in the back of your mind, what you are really doing is hurting your sole purpose and accomplishments.
Gladiators Snake-Bitten by Rattlers in ArenaBowl XXVII(8/27) It was supposed to be the culmination of one of the greatest seasons ever by an Arena Football team. A win at home in ArenaBowl XXVII would have brought the city of Cleveland its first pro sports championship since the Cleveland Browns won the NFL title in 1964.
ArenaFan Staff Makes Picks for ArenaBowl XXVII(8/23) CLEVELAND -- All of the talking is said and done with, and the boot is about set to get put to leather. ArenaBowl XXVII will kick off tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET at Quicken Loans Arena between the Cleveland Gladiators and the Arizona Rattlers. Our staff at ArenaFan weighs in on what we all think will happen in the biggest game of the season…
Not Gladiators Night, Lose ArenaBowl 72-32(8/23) CLEVELAND - Let the disappointment sink in. Cleveland's golden night was anything but. A sellout crowd? Not quite. The free shirts cleverly masked empty seats, but make no mistake about it, the place wasn't full. A no-fly zone? Not even close. No big hits. In its place, plenty of broken coverages. A backup quarterback turned ArenaBowl winner? Shane Austin forced throws he never had.
This One's Special for Rattlers, Davila(8/23) CLEVELAND - The Arizona Rattlers are once again champions. There was never a doubt that they were the superior team against the Cleveland Gladiators in the biggest romp in ArenaBowl history. However, the 72-32 victory proved that Nick Davila really is as special as it gets in this league. This one though, was perhaps a little more special for him.