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Beginning of the end of Arena Football League? (again)

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Thinking we need to get arenafan bad comment aggregator going.

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I used to love the arena league, back in 2007ish when it looked like a halfway decent league with players playing offense and defense.

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I watched it in the early 2000's but have not since

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I was a loyal fan from the start... until about two years ago.

This is the AF2 trying to be the AFL, and it's no surprise it has failed.

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So not only does San Jose have a conflict with the original date for the ArenaBowl, if Philly hosts Arizona, they would like to move the date too.

If the Soul win: They will play either at San Jose next Monday (Aug. 31) or host Arizona in a game tentatively scheduled for 8 p.m. next Saturday (Aug. 29). If Arizona is the opponent, the Soul may seek to move the game so as not to conflict with an Eagles at Packers preseason game. It is the important third test for each team and also is starting at 8 p.m.

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So not only does San Jose have a conflict with the original date for the ArenaBowl, if Philly hosts Arizona, they would like to move the date too.

If the Soul win: They will play either at San Jose next Monday (Aug. 31) or host Arizona in a game tentatively scheduled for 8 p.m. next Saturday (Aug. 29). If Arizona is the opponent, the Soul may seek to move the game so as not to conflict with an Eagles at Packers preseason game. It is the important third test for each team and also is starting at 8 p.m.

Is it just me or did the real AFL back before the AFL2 takeover, not have these scheduling issues nearly as badly...

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Gene Simmons had his home computer seized by authorities as part of a child porn investigation.

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Gene Simmons had his home computer seized by authorities as part of a child porn investigation.

Wow... this is just adding on to the dog pile here.

You have a conference championship game not played at the higher seed's home arena (The last time the Arena League had this happen was in 1989 when Pittsburgh defeated Denver in Sacramento, CA), you have a possible date change for the Arena Bowl, they've just pulled the plug on two franchises (one of them actually made the postseason, but got their slot taken by them because they were a league owned team). You have teams wanting to get the hell out of Dodge...

You might as well start on talk about just pulling the plug here.

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Dick Vermiel has bought part of the Philadelphia Soul. So they have that going for them. But yes they need to do a lot more things to act like a legitimate league again.

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Dick Vermiel has bought part of the Philadelphia Soul. So they have that going for them. But yes they need to do a lot more things to act like a legitimate league again.

It was only 2.5%.

Jahri Evans, a former NFL player also bought a share of the Soul from the majority owner.

Marques Colston bought a share last year.

It seems that the minority owner(s) are dumping shares piece by piece as he knows this is a losing proposition only to leave Ron Jaworski and his closer friends holding the bag. Craig Spencer is the wealthiest guy of the owners and he wants OUT!

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Something tells me that if the league survives it may turn into MLB prior to interleague play and with different names. The western teams in one league with a few additions based mostly in California and the eastern teams wrapped around the Northeast and Florida.

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To be fair, SImmons and his family are not considered suspects at this time

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Does someone still have the generic Arena Bowl carpet?

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Use the old Vegas one, and just paint over the "LAS VEGAS" in the sign with "STOCKTON". Same amount of letters and everything!

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Hopefully if they have a season next year they'll lock their dates in. Maybe they should have cosied up to the NBA instead of the NFL way back when.

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Welcome to lovely Stockton for the Arena Bowl :/

Holy crap, the Arena Bowl got banished to Stockton? Yeah just put a fork in it now and get it over with.

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Welcome to lovely Stockton for the Arena Bowl :/

Holy crap, the Arena Bowl got banished to Stockton? Yeah just put a fork in it now and get it over with.

Circus at the SAP.

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Welcome to lovely Stockton for the Arena Bowl :/

Holy crap, the Arena Bowl got banished to Stockton? Yeah just put a fork in it now and get it over with.

Circus at the SAP.
I'd say that there's a circus in Stockton as well.

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