(2/22) Jeff Bouchy, managing partner of the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League, took part in a fan conference call Thursday night to discuss the upcoming season and shared his thoughts on a wide range of issues that included recent roster transactions, upcoming team promotions, increased corporate sponsorship of the AFL, Jacksonville’s bid to host the ArenaBowl in the near future and the Sharks chances of making the trip to Orlando for ArenaBowl XXVI....
Commissioner Kurz Issues Open Letter to Fans
AFL Press Release
An unfortunate occurrence took place after our recent game between the San Jose Sabercats and the Jacksonville Sharks. I issued the following statement yesterday: “The altercation that took place between two of our Teams Saturday night was not at all the level of professional conduct expected at an Arena Football League event. We take the safety of all our players and staff very seriously so a full independent investigation into the incident has been initiated.”San Jose SaberCats coordinator charged following post-game altercation with Jacksonville Sharks
A 68-year-old Jacksonville Sharks team official was hospitalized and a 6-foot, 245-pound defensive coordinator for the San Jose SaberCats was arrested after the dust cleared from Saturday night’s postgame altercation outside the locker rooms.Sharks lose third in a row, followed by altercation with SaberCats
While a change at quarterback didn’t change Jacksonville’s problems on offense Saturday night in a 57-36 loss to San Jose in front of 8,641 fans, a brawl in the back hallway to the locker room sent one Sharks official to the hospital and another one to be treated for cuts on his head.Turnovers Prove Costly in Sharks 57-36 Loss to SaberCats
Jacksonville Sharks Press Release
Down one score at the start of the third quarter on Saturday night, the Jacksonville Sharks (6-3) committed back-to-back turnovers and could not recover, falling to the San Jose SaberCats (6-2) by a 57-36 count in front of 8,641 on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
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Florida Times-UnionAFL Exchange: Mix-up in the middleBrian Beaudry, ArenaFan.com
Well, that was apparently an awful time to debut the rankings. Week 8 featured the most upsets of any week, with several heretofore poor teams upsetting teams that had recently looked like contenders. After this week’s games, there’s some huge movement in the top half of the rankings. We’ll try this again this week, hoping for some better results.