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Albany Empire to host open tryouts
Hudson Valley 360

The Albany Empire will host player tryouts on Saturday. Open player tryouts give local athletes the opportunity to showcase their talents to Empire coaches and vie for an invitation to attend Albany Empire training camp, beginning in mid-March.

Albany Empire Add Veteran Coach Dave Ewart
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that two-time ArenaBowl Champion, Dave Ewart, will join the Empire coaching staff for the 2019 season as Director of Player Personnel and Line Coach.

George Manias Named Chief Operating Officer of Albany Empire
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that former Vice President of Business Operations, George Manias, has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Albany Empire.

Les Moss to Return to Albany Empire Coaching Staff for 2019
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that four-time ArenaBowl Champion, Les Moss, will return to the Empire coaching staff for the 2019 season. Moss will serve as the General Manager and Assistant Head Coach for the team under Head Coach Rob Keefe.



Arena Football League Headquarters To Relocate To Philadelphia
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League will be relocating its business headquarters to Philadelphia, PA, effective September 2018. The League offices had previously been located in Las Vegas, NV.

AFL Tonight - Episode 18: "Roller Coaster Season"
ArenaFan.com Press Release

Tim Capper and co-hosts Ben Fraternale and Jon Stark get together one last time for the 2018 season. They discuss ArenaBowl XXXI and their game experiences.

District of Champions? Ted Leonsis's Washington Valor win ArenaBowl after 2-10 season
Washington Post

Why Arena Football League fans still support the game
Washington Times



AFL Tonight - Episode 17: "ArenaBowl Special"
ArenaFan.com Press Release

Tim Capper and co-host Jon Stark are joined by Washington Valor QB Warren Smith. We talk about his career and other topics from around the AFL.

Wide Receiver Malachi Jones Signs with National Football League's Chicago Bears
Albany Empire Press Release

2018 Albany Empire wide receiver Malachi Jones has announced that he has signed with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

Albany's Tommy Grady Named Offensive Player of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire quarterback Tommy Grady has been named 2018 Offensive Player of the Year.

Rob Base to Perform at Halftime of ArenaBowl XXXI
AFL Press Release

As the Arena Football League prepares for Arenabowl XXXI presented by Bud Light on July 28 at Royal Farms Arena, fans can expect to enjoy an entertaining atmosphere for the championship game featuring the Baltimore Brigade and the Washington Valor.



Albany's Grady Named Shinola Most Valuable Player
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire quarterback Tommy Grady has been named 2018 Shinola Most Valuable Player.

Albany's Terence Moore Named Defensive Player of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire linebacker Terence Moore has been named 2018 Defensive Player of the Year.

Baltimore's Omarr Smith Named Marcum-Moss Head Coach of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Baltimore Brigade head coach Omarr Smith has been named 2018 Marcum-Moss Head Coach of the Year.

AFL Honors Support Staffs and Official of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced the winners of the Front Office/Support Staff of the Year, Sports Medicine Team of the Year, Equipment Manager of the Year and Official of the Year.

Philadelphia's Phil Bogle Named Top Assistant Coach
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Philadelphia Soul assistant coach Phil Bogle has been named 2018 Assistant Coach of the Year. Bogle becomes the first coach to win the award three times.

Despite Playoff Fall, Empire Inaugural Season a Success
Ryan McCarthy, ArenaFan.com

Back in April, I wasn’t sure what to expect on opening night of Albany’s comeback into the Arena Football League. With only four teams participating in the league this season and a smattering of players that was only together for four weeks, there was a lot of uncertainty on how the Capital District would respond.

AFL Tonight - Episode 16: "Shock the World"
ArenaFan.com Press Release

Tim Capper and co-hosts Ben Fraternale and Jon Stark recap Game 2 of the semifinals series. Results reactions, Fan Good, Bad, Ugly, ArenaBowl matchup and more.

Bud Light to Serve as Presenting Sponsor of ArenaBowl XXXI
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League announced today that Bud Light will serve as presenting sponsor of ArenaBowl XXXI.

At a Glance
Record Ovr Home Away
  8-4 4-3 4-1
Last Game Sat Jul 21
  Loss WAS 40-47
Next Game None scheduled
       
Head Coach
Rob Keefe

With Empire: 9-5-0
Overall: 70-38-0

Complete Coaching Record
Schedule
Date Opp Time (ET)
Jun 16   Philadelphia L 74-75
Jun 23 @ Baltimore W 56-49
Jun 29 @ Washington W 55-41
Jul 7   Philadelphia W 71-57
Jul 14 @ Washington W 57-56
Complete Schedule
Standings
Conference W L PF PA
Albany8 4 646 564
Philadelphia7 5 612 577
Baltimore7 5 605 562
Washington2 10 482 642
Complete Standings
Transactions
HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED DL Brian Brikowski. PLACING ON INJURED RESERVE DB Al Phillips.
Complete Transactions
Team Links
Official Site
Albany Empire Official Site