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IFL Terminates Minnesota Axemen Franchise

November 25, 2015 - The Indoor Football League (IFL) announced today that the membership of the Minnesota (Bemidji) Axemen has been terminated. Effective immediately, the team will no longer participate during the upcoming 2016 IFL season. "The League has taken this proactive measure as a result of the Axemen organization failing to achieve operational standards and league commitments that are required of IFL member teams," stated IFL Commissioner Michael Allshouse. "This is an unfortunate, but necessary action that needed to be made to ensu... Full Story

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Predators Strengthen Protection with Veteran OL CJ Cobb

November 25, 2015 - ORLANDO - The Orlando Predators have agreed to terms with veteran offensive lineman CJ Cobb, the franchise announced today. Cobb enters his sixth season in the Arena Football League. "CJ is a veteran player who approaches the game as a professional," said Head Coach Rob Keefe. "He has outstanding work ethic and puts great effort towards perfecting his craft. We're excited to add a player with his leadership traits to our locker room." Cobb (6-4, 320, Cincinnati) spent the past three seasons with the Cleveland Gladiator... Full Story

All-Arena Defensive Lineman Joe Sykes returns to Sharks

November 25, 2015 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced Wednesday that Defensive Lineman Trumaine "Joe" Sykes has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 33-year-old Sykes (6'5", 290) joined Jacksonville in 2015 and put together one of the most dominant individual seasons in AFL history combining for 18.5 sacks (an AFL single season record), 31 solo tackles, 16 assisted tackles and 10 forced fumbles. Proving to be one of the most disruptive players in the AFL, Sykes ea... Full Story

Sharks Add Rookie Defensive Lineman Donnie Owens

November 25, 2015 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Donnie Owens has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 24-year-old Owens (6'3", 315) attended Coastal Carolina University, where he redshirted his freshman season and later transferred to Winston-Salem State. Owens in 2012 was named Second-Team All CIAA combining for 62 tackles, 10.5 tackles for a loss, seven sacks and one fumble recovery. In 2013 Owens became a marquee player for ... Full Story

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Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL)

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