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Connor Akeman

Storm Roll By Gladiators To Clinch Spot In ArenaBowl XXX(8/15) For a remarkable 10th time in franchise history, the Tampa Bay Storm will be playing for an Arena Football League Championship. With a 73-59 win over the Cleveland Gladiators on Monday night at Amalie Arena in a playoff semi-final matchup, the Storm will move on to face the Philadelphia Soul in ArenaBowl XXX on August 26th.

 

Jon Stark

First Season Ever. Check.(8/5) The Washington Valor (3-11) walked out with a W Friday night against the Baltimore Brigade (4-10) inside of Royal Farms Arena in front of 6,089 fans. Their 41-35 win led the Valor to a 3-1 season series win over the Brigade. Baltimore will head to Philly for a playoff game next weekend.

 

Jon Stark

Santa and Snapping The Streak(7/25) The Washington Valor (2-10) had a visit from Santa on Saturday night against the Baltimore Brigade (4-8) inside of Verizon Center in front of 10,266 fans. Their 34-30 win helped to keep their playoff wishes alive, win two more and the Valor are in, truly Christmas in July.

FEATURED COLUMNISTS

Connor Akeman

8/15/2017: Storm Roll By Gladiators To Clinch Spot In ArenaBowl XXX
7/2/2017: Storm Secure Home Playoff Game With Yet Another Thrilling Win Over Valor
6/14/2017: Tampa Bay Storm Midseason Review: Playoffs! And more

Jon Stark

8/5/2017: First Season Ever. Check.
7/25/2017: Santa and Snapping The Streak
7/22/2017: Valor Game Preview: I'll Be Home For Christmas

Steve Rudden

5/28/2017: The Valor Special Team wasn’t very special in loss to the Soul
4/23/2017: Valor put up a Valiant effort, but lose to the Philadelphia Soul

Harrison Brown

5/6/2017: Soul Conquer The Land, Take Down The Glads
12/15/2016: Ted Leonsis brings The DMV to the top of the AFL
8/26/2016: Take Three: Soul and Rattlers meet again

Jeff Sims

4/7/2017: AFL Starts 30th Anniversary Season – Who Should Care?
11/14/2016: Monumental Sports & Entertainment All in on AFL; Adds Second Team for 2017
4/23/2015: Golf Tournament to Assist in Darryl Hammond’s Battle with ALS

Randy Snow

2/21/2017: A Match Made in Heaven, the AFL and Me!
5/18/2016: Spanish Language Football? No Problem
5/18/2016: Spanish Language Football? No Problem

Dave Carlson

11/29/2016: eBay Today #2 - A Phantom Arena Teams Merchandise
4/10/2015: L.A. KISS vs. Las Vegas Outlaws - Musical Preview
8/11/2009: AFL Wake to be held August 18th at 9pm Eastern Time on ArenaFan.com

Adam Markowitz

10/12/2016: An Homage to the Orlando Predators
8/26/2016: ArenaFan Staff Makes ArenaBowl XXIX Picks
8/26/2016: Super Soul Prove Doubters Wrong, Win ArenaBowl XXIX

Joe Kauffman

9/3/2016: eBay Today #1 - Tampa Bay Storm replica ArenaBowl ring
8/26/2016: Soul win ArenaBowl XXIX 56-42
8/29/2015: San Jose SaberCats win ArenaBowl XXVIII 68-47

Matt Loeschman

8/27/2016: Rattlers a no-show as Soul roll to title
8/23/2016: Sixth title would cement Rattlers as GOAT
7/21/2016: Changing Rules Midway Through the Game

Tim Capper

8/26/2016: Rattlers Turn Over ArenaBowl XXIX to Soul
8/10/2015: League hands in Playoff cookie jar not uncommon
6/19/2015: Links for international Arena Football League broadcasts on FilmOn now available

Manny Nunez

7/18/2016: Winning a meaningful game thew hard way
7/12/2016: Slow and Steady Just Doesn't Work in the AFL
6/27/2016: Winning One Quarter Just Won't Do

Brian Beaudry

7/5/2016: Who Are You Callin’ A Backup Quarterback?
7/29/2015: Rankings and Predictions: The Home Stretch
7/26/2015: Participation Trophies All Around!

Jonathan Willis

8/29/2015: SaberCats ride huge third quarter to victory in ArenaBowl XXVIII
6/9/2015: My first AFL Game: An outsider look at Shock at SaberCats
5/26/2015: My first AFL Game: An outsider look at Gladiators at SaberCats

Griffin Aseltine

8/23/2015: SaberCats Break Arizona Curse in Championship Classic
8/20/2015: Is fourth time the charm for SaberCats?
8/15/2015: SaberCats steal the Thunder 55-28 to begin the playoffs

Mike Delrio

8/12/2015: ArenaFan Final 2015 Regular Season Power Ranking
8/6/2015: ArenaFan Power Ranking: Week 20
7/28/2015: ArenaFan Power Ranking: Week 19

Andrew Nordmeier

8/8/2015: AFL Quickplay Week 20—The Most Difficult Week of the Year
7/31/2015: AFL Quickplay Week 19—The End is Near!
7/17/2015: AFL Quickplay Week 17

Olivia Trueb

8/3/2015: For Darron Thomas, a season ending injury doesn't mean an end to football in 2015
7/16/2015: How the Thunder have helped me fight my auto-immune disease

Dan Ryan

7/19/2015: Raudabaugh mistakes don't mar entrance into 500 club
8/7/2014: Moss' Legacy Will Live On
5/24/2014: It's All About The Game... Or It Ought To Be...

Jonah Rosenblum

6/20/2015: It takes more than talent to win in Cleveland
4/25/2015: Patchwork Secondary, Cleveland Survive Up-And-Down Performance, 62-54
3/29/2015: Week 1 win proves 2015 about stacking, not defying odds for Gladiators

D.K. White

5/15/2015: And at quarterback, wearing No. 1...
4/3/2015: Changes abound, passes rebound, Howard flips ‘round: Thunder shine in opener
3/19/2015: 2015 Season Preview: Portland Thunder

Dom Errico

4/27/2015: Viva Las Win Column! Sharks get first win of 2015 over Las Vegas
4/13/2015: Jacksonville Sharks are a broken record playing the same bad tune
4/4/2015: Special teams far from special in Jacksonville's 0-2 start

Scott Miller

4/1/2015: Arena Football Returns to Las Vegas
3/16/2015: 2015 Preview: Las Vegas Outlaws
6/12/2005: ArenaBowl XIX is Crushed

Jeffrey Giuliani

3/29/2015: Shock comeback falls short in Arizona
3/9/2015: 2015 Season Preview: Spokane Shock
1/21/2015: Who the heck will play QB for the Shock in 2015?

Daniel King

11/4/2014: Have the Las Vegas Outlaws Already Set Themselves Up For ArenaBowl?