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New Arena Football Team Leaning Towards Firebirds Nickname [VIDEO]
New Arena Football Team Leaning Towards Firebirds Nickname [VIDEO]
It's official we're getting Arena Football back in Albany. The group led by the owners of the Orlando Predators confirmed today that have agreed to a three-year lease with the Times Union Center. Three years speaks to the long term commitment Capital Region Football fans were hoping for. The head-scratcher for some of us was early on in the press conference when asked what the team nickname would be and the answer was they were leaning towards "Firebirds" and were still efforting to acquire the Empire name.
Albany AFL Assets Go Up For Auction
Albany AFL Assets Go Up For Auction
This time last year the Capital Region was enjoying an amazing Albany Empire season that would ultimately end with the Empire winning the Arena League Championship. This year which has been historically bad on multiple levels just got a little worse for Empire fans. The AFL's assets are all up for auction including helmets, footballs, and even intellectual properties. I think we all knew the Empire wouldn't get a chance to defend their title but seeing this bankruptcy auction still hurts deeply.
10 Things I Noticed During Arena Bowl 32
10 Things I Noticed During Arena Bowl 32
Last night's Arena Bowl Championship was a lot of fun and felt like a throwback to the 90's when the Firebirds were kings of the town.  Just like in 1999, area fans will never forget where they were and who they were with when the 2019 Albany Empire won Arena Bowl 32.  Here are some random thoughts about the game last night with some other observations that have nothing to do with football mixed i

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