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Kurt Warner Retires

Cardinals QB bows out after 12 seasons, 3 Super Bowls

(Newser) - Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner, a two-time NFL MVP, announced his retirement today in Tempe. "It's been 12 unbelievable years," said Warner, 38, a University of Northern Iowa product who worked as a grocery clerk and toiled in the Arena Football League and NFL Europe before catching on with... More »

Clock Runs Out on Arena Football League

Owners can't reach agreement on new financial model

(Newser) - The Arena Football League, which canceled its 2009 season to work on its financial model, won’t be back, barring a big surprise. A team official says the league voted to indefinitely suspend operations, and a formal announcement should come soon, the Columbus Dispatch reports. Owners couldn’t agree on... More »

Arena Football Team Rescinds Offer to Vick

Owner disapproves of publicity stunt

(Newser) - The owner of an arena football team has rescinded an offer to Michael Vick, the Albany Times Union reports. "Can you imagine him playing for $200 a week?” asked the owner of the Albany Firebirds. The Af2 team generated plenty of buzz when it announced the offer, but owner... More »

Amid Doubt, AFL's '09 Season a Go

Cash-strapped league plans to play on despite worries of some owners

(Newser) - The Arena Football League blazed attendance records last year, reports the New York Times, but when league honchos met last night, it was to decide the murky future of the 2009 season. Though they decided to play on despite the gloomy economy, the league's untoward business model remains a concern:... More »

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