Recent Event Highlights: Australian Football Tie Is Win for Ogilvy - New York Times (blog), Family test is now drawn out - Sydney Morning Herald, Prophet PM draws unbearable picture - Sydney Morning Herald, Tyre of Aussie team bus bursts - IBNLive.com, Retired greats Andrew McLeod and Brett Kirk to join AFL - Herald Sun, Collingwood faces bigger hurdle to rise again - Herald Sun, and 108 more...
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Reuters IndiaAustralian Football Tie Is Win for OgilvyNew York Times (blog)... his favorite Australian Football League team, St. Kilda, play St. Collingwood to a 68-68 draw in the Grand Final, the AFL equivalent of the Super Bowl. ...Sleep no concern for football fan Ogilvy at East LakeTimes of IndiaGeoff Ogilvy ready to give up sleep for footballbettor.com (blog)Ogilvy stays up late, only to see historic drawThe Associated PressESPN (blog) -CBSSports.comall 297 news articles »
Sydney Morning HeraldFamily test is now drawn outSydney Morning HeraldFor me, the logistical challenges posed for the AFL by a drawn grand final pale into insignificance beside the prospect of another week nodding politely at ...and more »
Sydney Morning HeraldProphet PM draws unbearable pictureSydney Morning HeraldHe had the ''Mollywobbles'', said AFL chief Andrew Demetriou. More than 1600 were at the Melbourne Convention Centre for the 44th annual breakfast organised ...Australian Rules - Teams, fans stunned by Grand Final tieReuters IndiaGF breakfast punctuated by politics, ticket pleasAFL.comGF Breakfast before the bounceHerald SunABC Online -The Provinceall 19 news articles »
Tyre of Aussie team bus burstsIBNLive.comMeanwhile, most of the Australian players were hooked onto the internet checking the coverage of the Australian Football League (AFL). ...and more »
ABC OnlineRetired greats Andrew McLeod and Brett Kirk to join AFLHerald SunRECENTLY retired football greats Andrew McLeod and Brett Kirk have accepted positions with the AFL. Kirk will become an AFL Ambassador as a youth mentor, ...New roles for Kirk, McLeodAFL.comall 15 news articles »
Sydney Morning HeraldCollingwood faces bigger hurdle to rise againHerald SunThere shouldn't be an extra 10 minutes after 120 gruelling minutes of football. Should extra time be played in drawn Grand Finals? I hope the AFL ...Collingwood and St. Kilda draw 2010 AFL Grand FinalWikinewsAustralian football-Collingwood tie St Kilda in grand finalYahoo! Eurosport UKComing to grips with the pressing matter of a new tacticSydney Morning HeraldOnly Kent -msnbc.com -New York Timesall 771 news articles »
Republican & HeraldNorth Schuylkill downs Schuylkill Haven in AFL 1st-place showdownRepublican & HeraldJoin our sports writers every Sunday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm for a live chat about all things football. SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - If you talked to North Schuylkill ...Anthracite League lead on the line tonight in Schuylkill HavenStandard Speakerall 4 news articles »
Raiders rock unbeaten BearsRepublican & HeraldIn shocking visiting Mahanoy Area for a 49-7 Anthracite Football League victory, the Raiders (1-3, 1-2 AFL) scored on 7-of-8 possession, including their ...and more »
Jill Lindsay Scholarship announcedAFL.comAustralian Football League (AFL) Commission Chairman Mr Mike Fitzpatrick today announced that the AFL would establish an annual Jill Lindsay Scholarship to ...
ABC OnlineSalopek to stay at Port AdelaideSydney Morning HeraldPort Adelaide midfielder Steven Salopek has committed himself to the AFL club for a further three years, penning a deal worth almost $1 million. ...Salopek signing ends speculationAdelaidenowall 11 news articles »
Sydney Morning HeraldFarewell to one of the game's greatsSportal.com.auIt was a sad day when the tenure of the most relaxed coach in AFL history - or perhaps even Australian sport - came to an end on Saturday night when Paul ...Roos and Kirk bow out fightingSydney Morning HeraldHall boots four to put Swans out in thrillerSydney Morning HeraldSwans coach Roos has no regrets quittingSydney Morning HeraldAFL.com -The Age -Herald Sunall 174 news articles »
ABC OnlineDockers confirm Tarrant departureSydney Morning HeraldFremantle have confirmed star defender Chris Tarrant will leave the AFL club to return to Melbourne. Tarrant, who turns 30 on Saturday and has played 233 ...Tarrant to head back to MelbourneWA todayFremantle defender Chris Tarrant seeks trade home to MelbournePerthNowTarrant confirms Freo exitAFL.comHerald Sun -Sportal.com.auall 25 news articles »
The AgeGeelong, Bulldogs win AFL semiseTaiwan NewsAP Geelong will meet Collingwood in an Australian Football League preliminary final for the third time in four years after beating Fremantle 20.15 (135) to ...Geelong eyes key area that has cost themHerald SunCats off to a flyer, and intend to keep goingSydney Morning Heraldall 64 news articles »
Pro Football Still Owes Debt to AFL, Fifty Years After Its BirthNew York TimesWhat if so many of its early coaches and players had never had the job opportunities that the AFL created? Quite simply, pro football history would be sadly ...CONTRA COSTA TIMES: Silver, black and goldenSanta Rosa Press Democratall 2 news articles »
Jerry GreenThe Detroit NewsBut to produce equality, balanced conferences, three entrenched NFL clubs would have to align themselves with the AFL clubs to form the American Conference. ...and more »
Sydney Morning HeraldSet the stats aside and feast on the star qualitiesSydney Morning HeraldIN AFL football, we are statistics crazy. It's often how we evaluate players and decide whether a team is on the right track. I admit that I love supporting ...and more »
Sydney Morning HeraldDockers' finals hopes fuelled by blind faithSydney Morning HeraldGeelong will tonight complete the rare feat of playing a final against every AFL club - Essendon is the only other team to have done it - but Geelong's lack ...Docker veteran to mark older rookieThe AustralianLook out Bomber, your mate is closingHerald SunComment: Flag window may slam shut in three years for DockersPerthNowWA today -The Age -ABC Onlineall 322 news articles »
50 years ago, a shaky debut for Oakland RaidersSan Jose Mercury NewsThe Raiders were the newest team in the fledgling AFL, awarded their franchise in January 1960 after Minnesota backed out to accept a spot in the NFL. ...and more »
...experience in the Arena Football League, serving as an assistant coach with the original Chicago Bruisers (1987-88); as the AFL's vice president of football operations (1990-95); and as senior vice president, general manager and head coach of the Arizona Rattlers...
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Rush hires AFL vet Nudo to lead teamChicago Daily Herald... in the AFL, first as an assistant coach with the Chicago Bruisers (1987-88),then later as the AFL's vice president of football operations (1990-95). ...Nudo succeeds Valdiserri as Rush president/GMChicago Breaking Sports - Tribuneall 2 news articles »
...on whether Fevola is paid out or not, because they don't know when the matter will be resolved. ■ The AFL's general manager of football operations, Adrian Anderson, said the league's investigation was on hold ''because the police asked us not to interview...
The Canadian Press50 years later, the AFL's joke is on everyone elseThe Canadian Press"Professional football wasn't what it is today, with all the glamour and hype. It was just a small pimple. When the AFL started, by today's standards, ...50 years later, the AFL's joke is on everyone elseSI.comAFL Celebrates 50th Anniversary by Challenging NFL to Game of 'Madden'NESN.com50 Years Ago Today... The Broncos Beat The Patriots In The First AFL GameMile High Report (blog)all 42 news articles »
...because NFL owners refused to expand in the late 1950s. As outline in Going Long (McGraw-Hill, 2003), a history of the AFL by Jeff Miller, it was Dallas tycoon Lamar Hunt who developed the idea of a second football league after he was unsuccessful in attempts...
...unconscious in his car in Berwick and was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital. A shattered Hawthorn Football Club believes the AFL's contentious three-strikes drugs policy could have failed Travis Tuck, the first player to be publicly sanctioned under...
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Geelong AdvertiserFans deserve 'live' footballHerald SunThe reason usually given is that the AFL does not want to detract from ticket sales by allowing live telecasts. For their part, the TV networks don't want ...My body's fine, says LingAFL.comall 9 news articles »
Futura Healthcare Technology Becomes First Sponsor of the Philadelphia SoulTMCnetThe Arena Bowl XXII champion, Philadelphia Soul, is expected to return to the Arena Football League or AFL for their sixth season starting in 2011, ...
Anthony receives honour from AFLSummit SunThe award was presented under the AFL's Multicultural Football Program. Nollamara is home to a number of African migrant children who attend the Intensive ...
Bay News 9Arena Football: League owners vote to extend regular season to 18 gamesOrlando SentinelAFL owners approved the change during its board meeting in Arizona last week. NFL owners have talked of expanding the NFL season to 18 games by 2012. ...AFL "enhances" its regular seasonProFootballTalkArena Football League expands to 18-game regular seasonChicago Daily HeraldArena to extend schedule to 18 gamesKansas City StarBoxscore Newsall 18 news articles »
The AgeHawk's suspected overdoseHerald SunThe AFL said the Hawthorn Football Club had kept it informed. It said it was investigating the matter, and was not in a position to comment further at this ...Hawk player 'overdosed' on GBHThe AgeHawk's suspected drug overdoseSydney Morning HeraldTuck's troubles jolt the family clubBack Page Lead (blog)all 46 news articles »
AFL Announces 18 Week Regular Season ScheduleSportsPageMagazine.comBy the Utah Blaze SALT LAKE CITY – The Arena Football League announced today that the regular season schedule will be extended from 16 to18 games. ...
Here's an idea: the AFL should buy the FFAThe Roar (blog)The football and AFL seasons could complement each other and not destroy each other. The AFL is played from March to September and the A-League could be ...
AFL.comHird needs to go through coaching apprenticeship, says ParkinThe AgeJAMES Hird would ''be a fool'' to apply for a senior coaching job, as football has traditionally known it, AFL luminary David Parkin believes. ...Parkin to address grand final breakfastLatrobe Valley ExpressLuke's list: Bombers must choose wiselyAFL.comHird would be a fool to coach Bombers: ParkinAFL.comall 5 news articles »
Sydney Morning HeraldSacked Bombers coach keen to coach againSydney Morning HeraldHawthorn coach Alistair Clarkson was sympathetic about Knights' situation, saying it highlighted the "terrible" part of AFL football. ...Driscoll slams Knights sackingBendigo AdvertiserCrackers' Call - Round 22Sportal.com.auHird again rules himself outSydney Morning HeraldThe Age -Herald Sun -AFL.comall 143 news articles »
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ABC OnlineTigers' support crucial for CousinsAFL.comAFTER his last game of AFL football, Ben Cousins has thanked the Richmond Football Club for standing up for him ...AFL superstars make way for the rising starsThe AgeNo fairytale ending as the Cousins show winds upThe AgeCousins rousing send-offSydney Morning HeraldHerald Sun -Herald Sunall 93 news articles »
...other codes to three main factors - more appeal to females, greater numbers of supporters and the inherent traditions of AFL football in Melbourne. "Part of the reason [for the eight AFL clubs in the top 10] is I think we're about 50 per cent women. We get...
...Australian Football League has announced a deal with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) that will see the broadcasting of one AFL match a week on International Channel Shanghai (ICS). The chief executive of the AFL, Andrew Demetriou, announced the deal in Melbourne,...
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...Broadcasting Corp, will screen the games on its International Channel.
"The AFL is very excited to showcase Australian football to one of the world's biggest markets as we continue to develop the code on the international stage," AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou...
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Part:2 - Ex Bulldog Jason Akermanis tells all on The Footy Show, just a day after he was sacked by the Western Bulldogs.
Saturday Football- Richmond Tigers Vs Port Adelaide Power. The First Win For Richmond In 2010 Congrats To All Richmond Fans Oh we're from Tigerland A fighting fury We're from Tigerland In any weather you will see us with a grin Risking head and shin If we're behind then never mind We'll fight and fight and win For we're from Tigerland. We never weaken till the final siren's gone Like the Tiger of old We're strong and we're bold For we're from Tiger (yellow and black) We're from Tigerland.
Sam attempts to do his weekly Mailbag segment, only he gets a little sidetracked over a misinformed article that was written about him in the Herald Sun.
AFL Richmond Football Club, CEO Brendan Gale discusses the challenges of 2010, Ben Cousins and the 5 year plan
Sam Newman does his weekly mailbag segment on the AFL Footy Show.
The Jacksonville Sharks arena football team was announced during a press conference at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Stadium. The new team name and logo for the newly formed arena football (AF1) team the Jax Sharks was revealed and Coastal Companion was there. JAX Sharks will play their home games at the arena. The 2010 season tickets will include nine home games and prices will start at $45. The AFL will start its inaugural season in the spring of 2010.
The Australian Football League (AFL) has recently come under fire for not supporting European Australian rules football organisations. Local teams have affiliated with AFL teams who help provide them with balls, guernseys and other equipement.
Hulk Hogan gives his opinion on Aussie Rules football and plugs his Hulkamania tour.
SHOWTIME Sports and the National Football League celebrate the 50th season of the maverick American Football League, from its tumultuous beginnings to its unlikely merger with the rival NFL, through an insightful NFL Films-produced five-part documentary entitled Full Color Football: The History of the American Football League, premiering on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8 pm (ET/PT) on SHOWTIME.
The key dates in the history of the American Football League:
Aug. 22, 1959 - Lamar Hunt, Bud Adams, Barron Hilton and other members of "The Foolish Club" announce creation of American Football League.
Nov. 30, 1959 - Joe Foss hired as commissioner of