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Birmingham announced as latest member of spring Alliance

Jun. 4, 2018 12:49 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Birmingham will be the seventh city with a team in the new Alliance of American Football. The spring league, which will begin play the weekend after the Super Bowl in February, announced the addition of the Alabama city on Monday. Already in the Alliance are San Diego, Atlanta,...

San Diego becomes 6th Alliance league member

May. 29, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego will be the site of the sixth franchise in the Alliance of American Football league that debuts next February. The team will play at San Diego County Credit Union Stadium, the former Qualcomm Stadium that was the home of the Chargers. It joins Atlanta, Orlando, Memphis, Salt Lake...

Phoenix gets 5th franchise in new Alliance football league

May. 16, 2018 4:10 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Phoenix has been awarded the fifth franchise in the new Alliance of American Football, which will begin play the week after the Super Bowl next winter. The team joins Memphis, Orlando, Salt Lake City and Atlanta in the league and will play in Sun Devil Stadium on the Arizona State...

Singletary hired as Memphis coach in new football Alliance

May. 10, 2018 3:00 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Singletary is back in football. The Pro Football Hall of Famer has been hired as head coach of the Memphis franchise in the Alliance of American Football that will begin play next February. Memphis joins Orlando and Atlanta as teams in the new league overseen by another Hall of...

Vick to be assistant on Atlanta's new spring football team

Apr. 25, 2018 12:14 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Vick's second try for a football championship in Atlanta will come as a coach. Atlanta was announced on Wednesday as the choice to join Orlando as franchises in the new Alliance of American Football that will begin play next February. The Atlanta Alliance has hired former NFL coach...