BREAKING NEWS: Arena Football League and Notre Dame Athletics

Our first order of breaking news comes from the Arena Football League. The following is a statement from the league office regarding potential rule changes for the 2013 season: Arena Football League owners are currently meeting in Phoenix to discuss a series of potential rule changes at the League’s annual meetings. Among the items discussed…

ANOTHER AFL WORK STOPPAGE IN THE WORKS?

Late last night, multiple sources conveyed information to me that the AFL Players Union is threatening another work stoppage. And with the AFL playoffs starting this week, this news couldn’t have come at a worst time. While details are still sketchy, reports are that AFLPU President Ivan Soto has said that there have been multiple…

RUSH LOSE SEASON FINALE IN HEARTBREAKING FASHION

Luke Drone finishes the 2012 season with a 1-2 record as the starting quarterback for the Rush. Despite a slow paced first half, and despite injuries to Jared Perry and Terrance Turner, the Rush gave it everything they had. After a low scoring first half, both teams kicked it into high octane in the second…

TALONS 61 RUSH 54 FINAL SCORE

The Rush finish their home schedule on a losing note and here’s how it all went down: First Quarter: A brawl between both teams broke out before kickoff. But once the game started Rush Receiver Reggie Gray returned the opening kick the full 50 yards to take a 7-0 lead with 14:10 remaining in the…

CHICAGO RUSH VS SAN ANTONIO TALONS 7-8-12 PRE-GAME REPORT

So far it’s quiet at the Allstate Arena Today is the final home game for the Chicago Rush on the 2012 AFL season, but it is also the most important game of the season. Today the Rush welcome division rivals the San Antonio Talons to Rosemont. The Talons are first place in the Central Division…

THE RUSH WILL NEED TO BE ROAD WARRIORS ON SATURDAY NIGHT

  The Rush hit the road again this week but this time they do so with a little more optimism on their side. The Rush make their way to Kansas City to take on the second worst team in the Arena Football League. The Kansas City Command are only 3-10 this year, with two of…

ITS OFFICIAL: THE AFL AND THE AFLPU HAVE COME TO AN AGREEMENT

  As I reported in my previous article, the Arena Football League executive office and the Arena Football League Players Union reached a principle agreement over the weekend: http://michelledubiel.com/~micheox4/websites/q101/2012/06/the-rush-defense-stands-its-ground/ As of late Sunday night I had received word that for the first time in AFL history, the league and it’s players will have a formal, legally…

Who is Ivan Soto?

Ivan Soto is a name that has been making waves on the arena football scene recently. Ivan Soto according to the AFLPU website, is the Executive Vice President of the Arena Football League Players Union. A union which has only come into existence fairly recently. Before the AFL suspended the 2009 season, there wasn’t a…

CHICAGO RUSH 31 SPOKANE SHOCK 20 HALFTIME REPORT

It’s obvious that the Rush are hungry for a victory with the way they’ve been playing Spokane thus far. The Rush got off to a hot start and so far have yet to look back. Russ Michna has 4 touchdown passes already, Terrance Turner has 2 touchdown catches, and the defense has also done it’s…

CHICAGO RUSH VS SPOKANE SHOCK 6-3-12 PRE-GAME REPORT

The Rush during pre-game warmups. The Rush are more than happy to be back home at the Allstate Arena after a disasterous road trip to Arizona and San Jose. The Rush lost both of those games are now licking their wounds with a 6-4 record. They are now two games behind the San Antonio Talons…

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