AFL suspends 2009 season

(from the “OH NOES!” dept.)

AFL suspends 2009 season

NEW YORK — The Arena Football League Board of Directors will suspend the 2009 season subject to agreement and cooperation with the Arena Football League Players Association while the League works on developing a long-term plan to improve its economic model.

I saw the Pittsburgh Gladiators play back in 1987…

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World Hockey Association (WHA)

(via Captain Carl’s Daily Blarrrg) While we’re on the topic of defunct professional sports leagues… The teams of the WHA: Teams in bold were absorbed into the NHL. Alberta Oilers (1972-79, renamed Edmonton Oilers in 1973) Chicago Cougars (1972-75) Cincinnati Stingers (1975-79) Calgary Broncos (never played) / Cleveland Crusaders (1972-76) / Minnesota Fighting Saints II … Continue reading “World Hockey Association (WHA)”

United States Football League (USFL)

(via Captain Carl’s Daily Blarrrg) The list of USFL teams: Arizona Outlaws (1985; result of Arizona/Oklahoma merger) Arizona Wranglers (1983, 1984; Arizona and Chicago owners traded franchises) Baltimore Stars (1985; moved from Philadelphia) Birmingham Stallions (1983-1985) Boston Breakers (1983) Chicago Blitz (1983, 1984; Arizona and Chicago owners traded franchises) Denver Gold (1983-1985) Houston Gamblers (1984-1985) … Continue reading “United States Football League (USFL)”

Useless Crap Nobody Needs to Know

(via Captain Carl’s Daily Blarrrg) Charlie’s Angels were: Sabrina Duncan (1976–79), Kate Jackson Jill Munroe (1976–77, six times later in guest star roles, 3 each in 1978 & 79), Farrah Fawcett-Majors Kelly Garrett (1976–81), Jaclyn Smith Kris Munroe (1977–81), Cheryl Ladd Tiffany Welles (1979–80), Shelley Hack Julie Rogers (1980–81), Tanya Roberts