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SteelerDan43
12-19-2006, 07:48 PM
ESPN has bought into the AFL and we will now have Monday Night Football year round!!!

Link (http://www.arenafootball.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=3500&ATCLID=727455&SPID=1563)

House of Steel
12-19-2006, 09:22 PM
Oh that is just great. Who wants to hear those three clowns year around? Good Grief.

BlitzburghRockCity
12-19-2006, 09:25 PM
I like watching Arean football here and there. Tons of offense and definately exciting. I would hope they would get different announcers though.

House of Steel
12-19-2006, 09:28 PM
I am a big fan of Grand Rapids team in Arena Football. They play at Van Aken Arena.

SteelerDan43
12-19-2006, 09:35 PM
There is also been talk of an AFL team in Pittsburgh if we get a new stadium but that rumor has been around for a long time so who knows how valid it is. But with 19 teams and the slot liscence being awarded tomorrow I wouldnt be suprised to hear that talk perk back up if the Isle of Capri wins

AZ_Steeler
12-21-2006, 12:13 AM
AFL can fill that void of real football during the off season! At least now I won't have to watch Soccer on Telemundo !! :D

House of Steel
12-21-2006, 12:17 AM
telemundo, ROTFL. You know my grandmother watches that sometimes here at the house and watch soccer. Her team is Real Madrid. I know darn well she doesn't understand the game or what is going on.

SteelerDan43
12-21-2006, 02:33 PM
That GOL station is the only place I can see German Soccer... but for some reason they announce German Soccer in english on a spanish language station

Black@Gold Forever32
12-21-2006, 02:41 PM
I don't watch the Arena League but if Pittsburgh did get a team I might start watching and following the Pitt team.

But anyway since we are on the talk of Arena Football. I always though the Colts were a glorified Arena team. All offense, no defense and play in a Dome.

SteelersfaninPhilly
12-21-2006, 03:05 PM
I hope the AFL dies a slow and horrible death.