Newspaper Reporting Arena Football League Pulling Plug
An Albany news outlet is reporting that the Arena Football League is closing operations, meaning, if it's true, no more indoor football for the Atlantic City Blackjacks.
The Albany TimesUnion is reporting that "The Albany Empire and five other Arena Football League franchises are closing local business operations, the Times Union has learned, but the league has yet to determine whether it will suspend operations completely." The league includes the Atlantic City Blackjacks - which just completed their first season this summer - and the Philadelphia Soul.
According to the TimesUnion, "Coaches, front-office staff and the players union were informed Tuesday afternoon of the league’s decision to shut down team services in individual markets. The AFL is seeking a path for financial solvency, a verdict that is said to be forthcoming."
There's been no word directly from operators of the Atlantic City Blackjacks team.
SOURCE: Albany Times Union