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McDaniel returns, Benson joins Soul roster

Philadelphia Soul Press Release
The Arena Football League today announced that WR Ryan McDaniel (6í3, 200, Samford) and FB Mykel Benson (6í0, 275, Florida A&M) have been added to the 2017 roster. This is McDanielís fifth season with the Soul and Bensonís first.

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The process has begun for the Soul
Philadelphia Soul Press Release

Gladiators Announce Three Additional Combines in Southeastern U.S.
Cleveland Gladiators Press Release

Washington Valor announces roster - Everett Dawkins leads free agents added to team
Washington Valor Press Release

Gladiators Assigned WR Nick Truesdell
Cleveland Gladiators Press Release

Dan Raudabaugh returns to Philadelphia
Philadelphia Soul Press Release

Storm Acquires Former Kicker of the Year
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release

What's the best name for Baltimore's new Arena Football League team?
Baltimore Post-Examiner

Five-Time All-Arena DB Rayshaun Kizer Joins Gladiators
Cleveland Gladiators Press Release

Hills Returns To Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release

Arena Football League announces 2017 schedule
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Gladiators Announce 2017 Coaching Staff
Cleveland Gladiators Press Release

Gladiators name Ron Selesky Head Coach
Cleveland Gladiators Press Release

Baltimore's AFL team still somewhat nebulous, but now it has a coach
Baltimore Sun

Ted Leonsis brings The DMV to the top of the AFL
Harrison Brown,

Omarr Smith named head coach of Baltimore's AFL team
Baltimore AFL Press Release

Baltimore's AFL team to introduce new head coach
Baltimore AFL Press Release

Washington Valor unveil team uniforms
Washington Valor Press Release

Washington Valor to Unveil Team Uniforms
Washington Valor Press Release

Arena Football League has ripped off the 'Band-Aid,' but will it work?
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eBay Today #2 - A Phantom Arena Teams Merchandise
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Harrison Brown

Ted Leonsis brings The DMV to the top of the AFL(12/15) The old expression that two is better than one seemís to be Washington businessman and AFL Owner Ted Leonsis motto. After announcing in March that he would be bringing the AFL back to Washington D.C. to add to his already impressive resume, Leonsis and his company Monumental Sports & Entertainment announced last month that they would be adding a second expansion team, bringing the AFL to Baltimore for the first time.

Dave Carlson

eBay Today #2 - A Phantom Arena Teams Merchandise(11/29) We are back again with more "off the wall" AFL finds on Ebay. This time, we've uncovered some phantom Arena Football merchandise. No, not the old Toronto Phantoms, although you can find some old Phantom mascot bobbleheads and other items pop up from time to time. But, this week we'll be pointing out some actual products that were made for an af2 team that never even hit the field!

Jeff Sims

Monumental Sports & Entertainment All in on AFL; Adds Second Team for 2017 (11/14) The Arena Football League was hit with a major spark earlier today as Monumental Sports & Entertainment announced in a press release that it has agreed to field a new team in Baltimore that will start play in the upcoming 2017 season.

Adam Markowitz

An Homage to the Orlando Predators(10/12) No city should ever lose a sports franchise at any level. There's just too much invested in each franchise. Too many fans, too many players, too many coaches, too many guys who sell popcorn, too many interns who are just hoping to get a start in sports. When a team goes away at any level, all of that goes away, too.

Joe Kauffman

eBay Today #1 - Tampa Bay Storm replica ArenaBowl ring(9/3) We are kicking off a new feature series here at ArenaFan. We're combing through the depths of Arena Football League related items that can be found on eBay and will present them to you every so often. Our first eBay Today feature is a Tampa Bay Storm replica 1991 ArenaBowl championship ring.

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The Fortune that will Bind Arena Football and Prominence(8/31) Before climbing up the ladder of success as the CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, Butera played Division III football as a defensive end for his school, Trinity College. In a way, this may have played a role in his full-time shift from casino executive to arena football commissioner.

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