(10/14) The Pittsburgh Power made the jump last season from a 4-14 team to a 15-3 team. If they are going to be making a jump in the right direction this year, they're going to have to do so with peering eyes watching their every move. The Power have been fined by the Arena Football League a total of $100,000 for three separate incidents in violating the salary structure for coaches and players....
Power fold for now; AFL remains hopeful of keeping franchise viable
Shortly after Power CEO, co-owner and chairman Matt Shaner issued a news release Monday stating the Arena Football League team will cease operations, minority owners said they were willing to work with league commissioner Scott C. Butera in an attempt to save the franchise.Pittsburgh Power Cease Operations
Pittsburgh Power Press Release
Despite showing franchise highs in season ticket and sponsorship sales throughout the off-season, the Pittsburgh Power will cease operations. “We would like to thank the city of Pittsburgh and the Power fan base for their support. Power out: Arena football franchise folds
The Pittsburgh Power, a member of the Arena Football League, announced Monday that it will cease operations after four seasons of existence.ArenaFan Response to League Statement on Pittsburgh Power
ArenaFan.com Press Release
On Tuesday, October 14th, ArenaFan released a story entitled, "Pittsburgh Power Fined $100,000 for Salary Violations". The Arena Football League made a statement later in the day classifying a story on the Power to be "false and misleading to those who follow our sport."
Pittsburgh Power Fined $100,000 for Salary ViolationsAdam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
The Pittsburgh Power made the jump last season from a 4-14 team to a 15-3 team. If they are going to be making a jump in the right direction this year, they're going to have to do so with peering eyes watching their every move. The Power have been fined by the Arena Football League a total of $100,000 for three separate incidents in violating the salary structure for coaches and players.College Football To Kick Off In China: Lead Up to First Pro League
AFL China Press Release
For the first time in history, intercollegiate American-style football will kick off in China next week. Six teams from Chinese universities will play in a round-robin tournament in Beijing on October 15-18 as part of the nation’s Sports Festival.Adrian McPherson exclusive interview [audio]
ArenaFan's Exclusive Interview with AFL QB Free Agent Adrian McPherson conducted by Adam MarkowitzMcPherson Readies for AFL ReturnAdam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
Last season wasn't exactly a banner year for quarterbacks around the Arena Football League. It was the first time in the AFL v2.0 era that only two men threw for more than 100 touchdowns, and it was the first time since 2002 that no one completed even 68 percent of his passes.