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Adrian Jamal McPherson (born May 8, 1983) is a gridiron football quarterback for the Jacksonville Sharks of the National Arena League (NAL).
The AF2 (often styled as af2, and short for arenafootball2) was the Arena Football League's developmental league; it was founded in 1999 and played its first season in 2000.
Allstate Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Rosemont, Illinois, United States.
AMC is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by it namesake AMC Networks.
America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions is an annual documentary series created by NFL Films (broadcast on NFL Network and CBS).
The American Arena League (AAL) is a minor professional indoor football league that began playing in 2018.
American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
In American football each team has 11 players on the field at one time.
Anthony A. Armstrong (born March 29, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver.
Antonio Tavaris Brown Sr. (born July 10, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).
Antonio Tavaras Chatman (born February 12, 1979) is a former American football wide receiver and punt returner.
An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.
Arena Football is an Arena Football League video game developed by Electronic Arts (under their EA Sports brand) for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox.
The Arena Football League (AFL) is a professional indoor American football league in the United States.
Arena Football: Road to Glory is a PlayStation 2 video game developed by Electronic Arts (under their EA Sports brand).
The ArenaBowl is the Arena Football League's championship game.
Arena Bowl '87 (or Arena Bowl I) was the Arena Football League's very first Championship Game.
ArenaBowl X was the Arena Football League's tenth ArenaBowl.
ArenaBowl XI was the Arena Football League's eleventh ArenaBowl.
The Arizona Rattlers are a professional indoor American football team based in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Baby Mama is a 2008 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Michael McCullers in his directorial debut and starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear, Dax Shepard, Steve Martin, and Sigourney Weaver.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
In American football or Canadian football, blitzing is a tactic used by the defense to disrupt pass attempts by the offense.
The BMO Harris Bank Center (formerly known as Rockford MetroCentre) is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena located in downtown Rockford, Illinois.
Budget Rent a Car System, Inc. is an American car rental company that was founded in 1958 in Los Angeles, California by Morris Mirkin.
David Baker serves as the President & CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Canadian football is a sport played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wide attempting to advance a pointed prolate spheroid ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone).
The Canadian Football League (CFL; Ligue canadienne de football, LCF) is a professional sports league in Canada.
Charles Bronson (born Charles Dennis Buchinsky; Karolis Dionyzas Bučinskis; November 3, 1921 – August 30, 2003) was an American actor.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Bruisers were a professional arena football team based in Rosemont, Illinois.
The China Arena Football League (CAFL) is a professional arena football league that plays its games in China.
The Cleveland Gladiators were an arena football team based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, currently on hiatus while members of the Arena Football League (AFL).
College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.
The Colorado Crush were an arena football team based in Denver, Colorado.
Contact sports are sports that emphasize or require physical contact between players.
The conversion, try (American football, also known as a point(s) after touchdown, PAT, or extra point), or convert (Canadian football) occurs immediately after a touchdown during which the scoring team is allowed to attempt to score one extra point by kicking the ball through the uprights in the manner of a field goal, or two points by bringing the ball into the end zone in the manner of a touchdown; depending on league rules, one point may also be scored by manner of a safety.
The Dallas Desperados were a professional arena football team based in Dallas, Texas.
David Patten (born August 19, 1974) is a former American football wide receiver.
The Denver Dynamite were an arena football team based in Denver, Colorado.
Des Plaines is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States.
A down is a period in which a play transpires in American and Canadian football.
A drop kick is a type of kick in various codes of football.
EA Sports is a division of Electronic Arts that develops and publishes sports video games.
Eddie Brown (born October 2, 1969), nicknamed "Touchdown Eddie Brown", is a former arena football offensive specialist who played for the Albany/Indiana Firebirds of the Arena Football League (AFL) from 1994 to 2003.
The end zone is the scoring area on the field, according to gridiron-based codes of football.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN.
Frederick George Jackson (born February 20, 1981) is a former American football running back.
Free substitution is a rule in some sports that allows players to enter and leave the game for other players many times during the course of the game; and for coaches to bring in and take out players an unlimited number of times.
Freedom Writers is a 2007 drama film written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton and Patrick Dempsey.
Gene Klein, born Chaim Witz (חיים ויץ,, born August 25, 1949), known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author and television personality.
The following terms are used in American football, both conventional and indoor.
Gridiron Enterprises is a sports consulting company based in Chicago, Illinois.
Hardee's Food Systems Inc. is an American-based fast-food restaurant chain operated by CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. ("CKE") with locations primarily in the Southern and Midwestern United States.
Holiday Inn is a British-owned American brand of hotels, and a subsidiary of InterContinental Hotels Group.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
The Indiana Firebirds were a team in the Arena Football League.
In the United States, indoor football is football played at ice hockey-sized indoor arenas (as opposed to certain NFL teams which have large indoor stadiums, such as the New Orleans Saints who play in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome).
The Iowa Barnstormers are a professional indoor football team based in Des Moines, Iowa.
John Lee Thompson (1 August 1914 – 30 August 2002) was a British film director, active in London and Hollywood, best known for such movies as Ice Cold in Alex and The Guns of Navarone.
Thomas James "Jay" Feely (born May 23, 1976) is a former American football placekicker.
Jay Michael Gruden (born March 4, 1967) is an American football coach and former quarterback, who is the current head coach of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL).
James "Jim" Foster is the founder and first commissioner of the Arena Football League (AFL).
Joseph Michael DeLamielleure (born March 16, 1951) is a former American football offensive lineman who was an All-American at Michigan State.
John Albert Elway Jr. (born June 28, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who is currently general manager and executive vice president of football operations of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL).
John Francis Bongiovi Jr. (born March 2, 1962), known professionally as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor.
Jon David Gruden (born August 17, 1963) is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
The Kansas City Command (formerly the Kansas City Brigade) were a professional arena football team that played in the Arena Football League (AFL).
Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects is a 1989 American action/drama film starring Charles Bronson and directed by J. Lee Thompson.
Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.
Kurtis Eugene Warner (born June 22, 1971) is a former American football quarterback.
Kurt Warner's Arena Football Unleashed is a sports game developed and published by Midway for the Sony PlayStation.
The Las Vegas Outlaws were a professional Arena Football League (AFL) team based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lincoln Coleman, Jr. (born August 12, 1969 in (Dallas, TX) is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and the Atlanta Falcons. Coleman helped the Cowboys win Super Bowl XXVIII, defeating the Buffalo Bills. He played for the Dallas Texans, Milwaukee Mustangs and the Grand Rapids Rampage of the Arena Football League. He played college football at Baylor University.
In American and Canadian football, a line of scrimmage is an imaginary transverse line (across the width of the football field) beyond which a team cannot cross until the next play has begun.
A linebacker (LB or backer) is a playing position in American football and Canadian football.
In gridiron football, a lineman is a player who specializes in play at the line of scrimmage.
In American and Canadian football, the long snapper is a special teams specialist whose duty is to snap the football over a longer distance, typically around 15 yards during punts, and 7–8 yards during field goals and extra point attempts.
The Los Angeles Cobras were a professional arena football team based in Los Angeles, California that played one season (1988) in the Arena Football League.
The Los Angeles Kiss (stylized as LA KISS) were a professional arena football team based in Anaheim, California, and members of the Arena Football League (AFL).
The Los Angeles Xtreme was a professional American football team based in Los Angeles, California.
Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
The Major Indoor Soccer League, known in its final two seasons as the Major Soccer League, was an indoor soccer league in the United States that played matches from fall 1978 to spring 1992.
Michael Gary Scott is a fictional character on NBC's The Office, portrayed by Steve Carell and based on David Brent from the original British version of the program.
Midway Games Inc. (formerly Midway Manufacturing and commonly known as Midway) was an American video game developer and publisher.
Michael John Vanderjagt (born March 24, 1970) is a former American football and Canadian football placekicker and punter who played for nine seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Indianapolis Colts (1998-2005) and Dallas Cowboys (2006).
Minor leagues are professional sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues in those sports.
Darrel "Mouse" Davis (born September 6, 1932) is a retired American football coach and former player.
The Nashville Kats were an Arena Football League team, located in Nashville, Tennessee.
The National Arena League (NAL) is a professional indoor football league that began play in 2017.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Football League Most Valuable Player Award (NFL MVP) is an award given by various entities to the American football player who is considered the most valuable in the National Football League (NFL).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Indoor Football League (NIFL) is a professional indoor football league in the United States.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The New Orleans VooDoo were a professional arena football team based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
NFL Blitz is a series of American football themed video games originally released by Midway featuring National Football League (NFL) teams.
The World League of American Football (shortened to WLAF or World LeagueThe abbreviation "World League" was often used in /// in 1991 and 1992, but "World League of American Football" was often used on TV and posters), later renamed the NFL Europe League (NFL Europe for short) and then NFL Europa, was a professional American football league which operated between 1991 and 2007.
The one-minute warning or the one-minute timing rule is a rule in the Arena Football League and other indoor American football leagues that dictates the flow of the game in the final minute of a half, and throughout any overtime period.
The one-platoon system, also known as iron man football, is a platoon system in American football where players play on both offense and defense.
The Orlando Predators were a professional arena football team based in Orlando, Florida and member of the Arena Football League (AFL).
Oronde Benjamin Gadsden (pronounced o-RON-day) (born August 20, 1971) is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins.
Overtime or extra time is an additional period of play specified under the rules of a sport to bring a game to a decision and avoid declaring the match a tie or draw where the scores are the same.
The passing pocket is a term used in American football to describe the area in the backfield created on a passing play where the offensive line forms a wall of protection around the quarterback.
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
Paul Donald Justin (born May 19, 1968) is a former quarterback in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts, Cincinnati Bengals and the St. Louis Rams.
Stanley Bert Eisen (born January 20, 1952), known professionally by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and painter best known for being the rhythm guitarist and singer of the rock band Kiss.
In broadcasting, a phone-in or call-in is a programme format in which viewers or listeners are invited to air their live comments by telephone, usually in respect of a specific topic selected for discussion on the day of the broadcast.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Placekicker, or simply kicker (PK or K), is the player in American and Canadian football who is responsible for the kicking duties of field goals and extra points.
There are a number of formats used in various levels of competition in sports and games to determine an overall champion.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
The Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL).
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.
A publicity stunt is a planned event designed to attract the public's attention to the event's organizers or their cause.
A pump fake is a feigned attempt to pass the ball in football or basketball.
In American and Canadian football, a punt is a kick performed by dropping the ball from the hands and then kicking the ball before it hits the ground.
A quarterback (commonly abbreviated "QB") is a position in American and Canadian football.
In American football and Canadian football, a sack occurs when the quarterback (or another offensive player acting as a passer) is tackled behind the line of scrimmage before he can throw a forward pass, when the quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage in the "pocket" and his intent is unclear, or when a passer runs out of bounds behind the line of scrimmage due to defensive pressure.
Radio broadcasting is transmission by radio waves intended to reach a wide audience.
Rashied Khalid Davis (born July 24, 1979) is a retired American football wide receiver.
Reba is an American sitcom starring Reba McEntire that aired on The WB from October 5, 2001, to May 5, 2006, and on The CW from November 19, 2006, to February 18, 2007.
The Rhein Fire was a professional American football team in NFL Europe, formerly the World League of American Football.
James Robert Douglas "Rob" Bironas (January 29, 1978 – September 20, 2014) was an American football placekicker.
Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Illinois, the 171st most populous city in the United States, the largest city in Illinois outside the Chicago metropolitan area, and the city of the 148th most populous metropolitan area in the United States.
The run and shoot offense is an offensive system for American football which emphasizes receiver motion and on-the-fly adjustments of receivers' routes in response to different defenses.
The Sioux City Bandits are a professional indoor football team based in Sioux City, Iowa.
A snap (colloquially called a "hike", "snapback", or "pass from center") is the backwards passing of the ball in American and Canadian football at the start of play from scrimmage.
In arena football, a specialist was a player, other than a quarterback or placekicker, who was exempt from the league's one-platoon system ("Iron Man").
Steven Michael Robert Howey (born July 12, 1977) is an American film and television actor.
In a sport or game, sudden death (also sudden-death overtime or a sudden-death round) is a form of competition where play ends as soon as one competitor is ahead of the others, with that competitor becoming the winner.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
The Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, or Super Bowl MVP, is presented annually to the most valuable player of the Super Bowl, the National Football League's (NFL) championship game.
The Super Bowl ring is an award in the National Football League given to the winners of the league's annual championship game, the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl XL was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2005 season.
Super Bowl XXXIV was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion St. Louis Rams and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Tennessee Titans to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1999 season.
A sweepstake is a type of contest where a prize or prizes may be awarded to a winner or winners.
The Tampa Bay Storm were a professional arena football team based in Tampa, Florida, U.S. that played in the Arena Football League (AFL).
The Office is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013, lasting nine seasons.
The Ringer is a 2005 sports comedy starring Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, and Brian Cox with cameos by Terry Funk and Jesse Ventura.
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The tight end (TE) is a position in American football, arena football, and formerly Canadian football, on the offense.
In sports, a time-out or timeout is a halt in the play.
Thomas Alfred Maddox (born September 2, 1971) is a former football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL), the XFL, and the Arena Football League.
A touchdown is a means of scoring in both American and Canadian football.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
True Crime: New York City is a 2005 open world action-adventure video game developed by Luxoflux for PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.
In the National Football League (NFL), the two-minute warning is given when two minutes of game time remain on the game clock in each half of a game, i.e. near the end of the second and fourth quarters.
In American and Canadian football, a two-point conversion or two-point convert is a play a team attempts instead of kicking a one-point conversion immediately after it scores a touchdown.
The Ultimate Indoor Football League (UIFL) was a regional professional indoor football league that began its inaugural season on February 18, 2011 as the Ultimate Indoor Football League before playing as the United Indoor Football League in 2012, then switched back to "Ultimate" for the 2013 season.
United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major United States airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The United Football League (UFL) was a professional American football league based in the United States that began play in October 2009 and played four seasons, the most recent being cut short in October 2012.
The United States Football League (USFL) was an American football league that played for three seasons, 1983 through 1985.
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is a university located in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States.
The Virginia Destroyers were a professional American football team based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The Washington Commandos were an arena football team based in Fairfax, Virginia.
The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area.
Wheaton is a suburban city in Milton and Winfield Townships and is the county seat of DuPage County, Illinois.
White Noise is a 2005 supernatural horror thriller film, directed by Geoffrey Sax.
A wide receiver, also referred to as wideouts or simply receivers, is an offensive position in American and Canadian football, and is a key player.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers were a minor league arena football team that played in the AF2.
The Wilson Sporting Goods Company is an American sports equipment manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois.
The XFL was a professional American football league that played its only season in 2001.
1981 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
1987 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
The year 1989 involved many significant films.
1990 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
The 1996 Arena Football League season was the tenth season of the Arena Football League.
The 1997 Arena Football League season was the 11th season of the Arena Football League.
2000 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
2001 has seen many sequels and prequels in video games.
The year 2005 saw the release of many significant and successful films.
The 2006 Arena Football League season was the 20th season of the Arena Football League.
The 2007 Arena Football League season was the 21st season of the Arena Football League.
The following is an overview of events in 2007 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.
The year 2008 involved many major movie events.
4th and Loud is an American reality television series that debuted August 12, 2014, on the AMC cable network.