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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Inside the Collapse of the Arena Football League

  • The Arena Football League is on the verge of collapse a month into its relaunch season.
  • Reporter Robert Silverman joins ‘Front Office Sports Today’ to offer an inside look at the struggling league.
Nashville Kats head coach Eddie Khayat talks with his players at the Nashville Arena as they prepare April 17, 1997, for their exhibition opener the next night at the site. The Kats will be making their debut in the Arena Football League.
The Tennessean

The Arena Football League is barely holding on a month into its relaunch. Reporter Robert Silverman takes inside the troubled league through discussions with players on the Georgia Force, which recently ceased operations – one of five teams to do so already.

Plus, the NFL is moving closer to allowing private equity firms to hold stakes in teams and MLB is tapping former players and softball stars for a new home run derby contest.

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