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Valor Upset Empire to Punch Ticket to ArenaBowl XXXI

Ryan McCarthy, ArenaFan.com
The Washington Valor were 0-for-5 in their previous matches against the Albany Empire, but their first win against the Empire could not have come at a better time.

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Ryan McCarthy

Valor Upset Empire to Punch Ticket to ArenaBowl XXXI(7/22) The Washington Valor were 0-for-5 in their previous matches against the Albany Empire, but their first win against the Empire could not have come at a better time.

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Empire is King (of the Regular Season); Defeats Soul, 71-57(7/9) In the first three meetings of the 2018 season between the Albany Empire and the Philadelphia Soul, the road team came out on top. On Saturday night, the Empire used their home field advantage for an historic win.

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Empire vs. Soul IV: The Game to End all Games (in the 2018 Regular Season)(7/6) As we celebrate our Independence this week (here in United States, anyway), we are reminded of the blessings that have been bestowed upon us over the last 242 years.

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Empire Stay in the Hunt after Defeating Valor, 55-41(6/30) After the first quarter, it appeared that the Washington Valor were primed to upset the Albany Empire. In the following quarters, that hope was shattered.

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Empire Gets Huge Win in Baltimore(6/24) The Albany Empire snapped a two-game losing streak as they handed the Baltimore Brigade their first home loss of the season, 56-49, in front of 5,552 at Royal Farms Arena on Saturday night. The win moved Albany within a game of Baltimore for first place.

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Soul Score at the Death to Beat Empire(6/17) The Philadelphia Soul showed their championship mettle on Saturday night as they came back from a 12-point deficit in the final minute to shock the Albany Empire, 75-74, in front of 9,534 at the Times Union Center.

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Washington56Postgame
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Sat, July 21st
Washington479,261
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