(8/2) One team started off at 0-5 and rallied into the playoffs. The other started off the season as such big favorites in their division that I deemed them the first 0-1 team to ever win a division title. Since that point though, both the Orlando Predators and the Philadelphia Soul have turned things around, and they are both playing some of their best football of the season coming into Saturday night's American Conference Semifinal tie in the City of Brotherly Love....
Orlando Predators leaving downtown to play at UCF
Orlando Sentinel (blog)Orlando Predators leaving downtown to play at UCF
Orlando SentinelAFL Nation Mourns the Loss of Tim MarcumAdam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
The Arena Football League lost a true legend of the game and a fantastic man on Thursday, December 5th, as Tim Marcum passed away at the age of 68. Countless numbers were touched by what Coach Marcum did both on the field and off the field, and here at ArenaFan, we reached out to as many as we could find to help us all remember the life and times of the greatest coach that ever there ever was in the AFL. "Climbing the Wall: Football in China" to debut on CBS Sports Network
AFL China Press Release
‘Climbing the Wall: Football in China’ will debut on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, December 7 at 9PM EST. The broadcast chronicles the historic debut of American style professional football in China, an AFL All-Star exhibition game played in Beijing. This will be the first time the event will be seen in the US. The 3-hour program is produced by Lou Tilley Media.
American football debut earns rave reviews from Chinese fans
The Arena Football League passed its historic first test in China with flying colors on Sunday.AFL Announces 2014 Schedule
AFL Press Release
CHICAGO – The 2014 NET10 Wireless Arena Football League season will begin with an ArenaBowl rematch for the second consecutive year as the Arizona Rattlers will host the Philadelphia Soul, the League office announced today.East Bests West 69-52 In Beijing All-Star Game
Adam Markowitz, AFL China
The East All-Stars finished a two-game sweep in the AFL China All-Star Games of the West All-Stars at the Capital Indoor Stadium in front of 9,800 fans on Sunday afternoon, winning 69-52 in the first ever American football game played in China.Miller Time: Smashing Success in Beijing!
Seeing so many seats full, then watching and hearing roughly 10,000 new football fans having so much fun was both ecstasy and relief for AFL China frontman Marty Judge.