Posted on October 13, 2020

R. J. Ciancio

Football’s Original Alternative

By Scott Adamson   As you might’ve surmised by now, alternative football is my kink. If a new league comes along, whether it’s big-time, small-time – or as is usually the case, short time – it has my interest. But here’s an interesting twist; 100 years ago pro football was, in fact, alternative football. Not […]

Posted on October 2, 2020

R. J. Ciancio

A brand new World

By Scott Adamson   Franchises folded. Teams relocated. Players went unpaid for months. The champions had their equipment seized immediately after winning the league title game. From a business standpoint it was one of the greatest financial disasters in sports history, with the bad days far outweighing the good. But on October 2, 1973, all […]

Posted on September 26, 2020

R. J. Ciancio

A World of Wonder

By Scott Adamson   Playing the “What if?” game is pointless, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. And when applied to sports, it often opens up a whole new conversation. Meanwhile, everything was all rainbows and unicorns for the 12-team WFL – at least as far as the general public knew. The Southern […]

Posted on September 16, 2020

R. J. Ciancio

Remembering the RFL

By Scott Adamson   Alternative football leagues all share three common traits. Namely, when a new circuit is formed its officials will tell you: They’ve learned from the mistakes of past leagues. They promise to be fiscally responsible. They’ll curb the insatiable appetite fans have for more football. It all sounds good, but to date […]

Posted on July 15, 2020

R. J. Ciancio

Freedom Football League Looks to Change the Game

On July, 9 the Freedom Football League (FFL) held their first of eight virtual roundtable live streams. Via Facebook Live.  Each roundtable discussion will focus on one of the FFL’s 8 Pillars of belief.  This first roundtable revolved around social justice.  Among others,  participants included some familiar faces, former XFL Head of Communications and Media […]