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Guest Writer, ArenaFan.com

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.

GEICO strikes national partnership with AFL
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League (AFL) announced today that it has entered into a multi-year partnership arrangement with GEICO, the nation’s second largest auto insurer and one of the country’s most recognized brand names.

New Era inks deal to become Official Sideline Cap of the AFL
AFL Press Release

New Era, the popular international lifestyle brand best known for its partnerships with Major League Baseball and the National Football League, has signed on to become the Official Sideline Cap for the Arena Football League (AFL). The AFL announced the partnership today.

Arena Football Says Rival Stole Its Stuff
Courthouse News Service

The Arena Football League claims a Texan told it he wanted to buy one of its teams, or start a new one, then announced he was founding a rival league two weeks after he signed a confidentiality agreement.

AFL, FilmOn Announce International Broadcast Partnership
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League (AFL) has signed a one-year partnership with FilmOn Networks that will make the world's first IP-delivered cable television platform the official provider of international Arena Football in 2015, the League office announced today. This deal gives the AFL access to FilmOn’s 47 million monthly unique users outside of the United States.

Arena Football League Signs Accomplished Network Sales Executives
AFL Press Release

Arena Football League Commissioner Scott Butera today announced that two top advertising sales executives have been retained to sell the League’s media inventory through AFL Advertising Sales, LLC.

AFL announces partnership with Game Day Skinz
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League (AFL) and Game Day Skinz announced a partnership today that will allow AFL teams to wear customized vinyl overlays on helmets this season.

Arena Football League operator sues energy drink makers for $90K over sponsorship deal
The Cook County Record

AFL suing creators of energy drink for non payment.

AFL, Sports Video Innovations to Introduce Schutt Vision
AFL Press Release

The NET10 Wireless Arena Football League (AFL) and Sports Video Innovations (SVI) have agreed in principle to a partnership implementing Schutt Vision technology during the 2014 AFL season. Schutt Vision is a new video technology which allows live-action video to be captured in-game by a camera small enough to fit within the nose bumper of the helmet.

Power close to securing future at Consol Energy Center
Tribune-Review

The Power are close to adding three years to their lease at Consol Energy Center, paving the way for the team to remain in the Arena Football League through the 2016 season.

AFL glad to leave 2012 uncertainty in past
mysanantonio.com

Arena Football League commissioner Jerry Kurz admits to relief that the circuit's 2013 season will begin next week without the cloud of uncertainty that dominated last year's schedule.

AFL sheds light on Rush ownership saga
Crain's Chicago Business

The quick turnaround from the Arena Football League terminating its relationship with short-lived Chicago Rush owner Julee White to its optimism behind new owner David Staral Jr. is a head-scratcher.

Chicago Rush land new owner — again
Crain's Chicago Business

Well, that was quick. Just more than a week after Arena Football League officials severed ties with short-lived Chicago Rush owner Julee White, the league has agreed to terms with a new owner.

AFL to debut new logo, website
AFL Press Release

The NET10 Wireless Arena Football League will debut a new logo and website on Thursday, the League office announced today.

AFL, Net10 Wireless establish landmark partnership
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League and no-contract cell phone leader NET10 Wireless announced that they have signed a landmark partnership making NET10 Wireless the League’s first title partner. For the 2013 season, the League will be branded as the “NET10 Wireless Arena Football League”.

Arena Football League to incorporate NET10 in its name
Bizjournals.com (blog)

Arena Football League Players Union Criticized For Withholding Information From Player Agents
Sportsagentblog.com

The Standard Player Contract provided to players who will play in the Arena Football League (AFL) in 2013 contains an addendum titled, “Authorization for Deduction of Union Dues or Agency Fees.”

Arena league needs expand TV horizons
AZ Central.com (blog)

AFL lands ArenaBowl XXV partnership with AVITAE during CBA resolution
AFL Press Release

While the AFL agreed to terms on a multi-year CBA, the Arena Football League and AVITAE Caffeinated Water also reached a title partnership agreement for ArenaBowl XXV, AFL Commissioner Jerry B. Kurz announced today.

AN ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE OPEN LETTER
AFL Press Release

Dear AFL Fans & Players,
The tactics of the Union in our negotiations have been unfortunate. The Union has consistently misinformed the public throughout the negotiations. The Arena Football League elected not to conduct negotiations publicly, but now it’s important to let the truth be known.