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Arena Football League in trouble

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by NoOneLikesUs, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Hope this isn't a d_b.

  2. BettorFan

    BettorFan New Member

    I have never seen an Arena Football game.
  3. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Maybe the NFL will save its ass. Doesn't the NFL already have a 49 pct interest?
  4. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    I have no doubt that if the league does fold, it or something exactly like it will emerge from the ashes in months, if not weeks. Forget cockroaches; once the apocalypse happens, we'll still have pinball football played in half-empty arenas in flyover country.
  5. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    Even if the AFL goes the way of the USFL next year, there will be arena football -- the Lingerie Football League!

    10 teams open play in September 2009, including the Atlanta Steam, Chicago Bliss, Miami Caliente, New England Euphoria, Tampa Breeze, Dallas Desire, Los Angeles Temptation, Phoenix Scortch, San Diego Seduction and Seattle Mist.

    Personally, I'm pining for an expansion franchise in 2010. Who wouldn't pay to see the Louisville Lust?
  6. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    If the Arena League goes down, will AF2 go with it?
  7. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    Not sure just how closely the two are affiliated. The Louisville Fire is already gone for next year, and I'd bet a few others are too.
  8. didntdoit19

    didntdoit19 Member

    No. The NFL had an option to buy half the league a few years ago but declined.
  9. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    And will anybody care?
  10. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member


    The Lingerie League can take that name. It can be the last road trip each franchise takes.
  11. God, I hope so.
  12. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Well, I believe af2 is the minor-league feeder to the AFL (I know, a minor-league to a minor-league, how ridiculous is that?), so I can't see why af2 would still be around if the AFL folded.
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