The commissioner of the Arena Football League said the plan is to add two to four teams every year, thinks its inclusion in daily fantasy sports will engage more fans, and wishes he had a time travel machine to attend all three season openers this weekend.
The Washington Wizards are working with Mike Forde, the CEO of Sportsology and former senior manager of a Premier League soccer club, as the team attempts to reset its culture ahead of hiring a new general manager.
Seven Brigade players from the now-defunct Tampa Bay Storm came so close to an ArenaBowl victory last August, dropping to the Philadelphia Soul 44-40. Beating Philly last week was step one, but on Saturday, they want to finish what they started.
The Brigade beat the host Philadelphia Soul, 57-45, on Sunday night in the first meeting of a two-game Arena Football League semifinal series, moving Baltimore closer to its first ArenaBowl appearance.
The Baltimore Brigade (5-1) defeated the visiting Philadelphia Soul (3-3), 54-35, on Friday night at Royal Farms Arena, extending their lead in the Arena Football League standings to 1 1/2 games over the Albany Empire.