The top-seeded Albany Empire defeated the fourth-seeded Washington Valor to take a one-point lead in the home-and-home playoff series.
Hold One-Point Lead in Home-and-Home Aggregate Scoring Playoff Series
Albany claimed the No. 1 seed for the playoffs this past Saturday night with a 71-57 win over Philadelphia. Baltimore had eliminated itself earlier in the day by losing to hapless Washington.
After finishing on top of the league in their inaugural regular season, the Albany Empire (8-4) clash with the Washington Valor (2-10) on Saturday, July 14th, at 7:00 pm at the Capital One Arena
The Albany Empire (8-4) defeated the Philadelphia Soul (7-5) at the Times Union Center on Saturday night by a score of 71-57 in front of a crowd of 10,082.
Albany Will Host Washington on Saturday, July 21
Will Host Washington in Round 1 of the Playoff Series
Winners of back to back games, the Albany Empire matchup against the Philadelphia Soul at home for the regular season finale on Saturday, July 7 at 6:00 p.m. at the Times Union Center.
Sykes Records Career Sack Number 61 in Nation's Capital
ArenaBowl XXXI to be awarded to participating team with highest home attendance average
Albany Keeps One-Seed Hopes Alive for Playoffs
After coming off a pivotal victory on the road against the first-place Baltimore Brigade last Saturday, the Albany Empire look to wrap up a two-game road trip with a win at the Washington Valor on Friday.
The Empire ended a two-game slide last week against the Baltimore Brigade with a strong 56-49 victory.
The Empire were able to capitalize on turnovers and recover a crucial Brigade onside kick attempt late in the fourth quarter to walk away with the victory.
Empire quarterback Tommy Grady went 14 of 20 passes for 199 yards and seven passing touchdowns earning himself the game MVP award
After wrapping up a four-game home stand, the Albany Empire go on the road to take on the first place Baltimore Brigade on Saturday
The Albany Empire lost their second consecutive game on Saturday night in a back and forth battle against the Philadelphia Soul.
Last Second Touchdown Lifts Soul over Empire
Albany is in a race with Baltimore for the top spot in the AFL as the season winds down
Coming off their first loss in over a month, the Albany Empire matchup against the Philadelphia Soul at home on Saturday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m.
The Albany Empirelost for the first time in six weeks on Saturday night in a back and forth battle against the Baltimore Brigade
The Loss Snaps Albany’s Five-Game Win Streak
The Brigade will look to avenge a rough 61-53 loss to the Empire last week, in which the Brigade offense turned in one of its more mistake-laden performances.
The hottest team in the league, the Albany Empire matchup against the Baltimore Brigade at home on Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m.
The Albany Empire (5-2) won their fifth consecutive game on Saturday night in a back and forth battle against the Baltimore Brigade (5-2) at the Times Union Center by a score of 61-53 in front of a crowd of 8,057.
Albany Defeats Baltimore to Win Fifth Straight Game
Riding a four-game win streak, the Albany Empire matchup against the first place Baltimore Brigade at home on Saturday, June 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Times Union Center.
Baltimore @ Albany (-2.5, 90.5)
The Albany Empire (4-2) won their fourth consecutive game last night in a rout against the Washington Valor (0-6) at the Times Union Center by a score of 48-21 in front of a crowd of 7,847.
Albany Defeats Washington 48-21
WASHINGTON AT @ ALBANY (-14, 92)
The Empire return home to the Times Union Center for the first of a four-game home stretch to take on the Washington Valor
The Albany Empire (3-2) won their third consecutive game last night against the Philadelphia Soul (3-2) at the Wells Fargo Center by a score of 41-36 in front of a crowd of 9,715.
The Albany Empire (3-2) defeated the Philadelphia Soul (3-2) 41-36 Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA in front of a crowd of 9,715.
The Empire is easily the most improved team from Week 1 to today, and a lot has to do with Joe Hills.
The Empire head to Philadelphia in Week 6 for a rematch to try to even the series matchup on Saturday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.
Leading the offense, Tommy Grady totaled 16 completions on 24 attempts for 257 yards and 7 touchdowns.
The Albany Empire defeated the Washington Valor 53-42, Friday night at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. in front of a crowd of 9,036.
Empire Release Summer Deals During Four-Game Home Stretch
After a rout victory against the Washington Valor, 47-23, the Albany Empire take to the road for a rematch against the Valor on Saturday, May 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Capital One Arena
The game started off even throughout the first quarter, but the Empire managed to take advantage of Valor turnovers and take the lead in the second quarter while never looking back.
Albany Gets Franchise's First Victory
The Empire are coming off a close 52-49 loss to the Baltimore Brigade last week, that saw quarterback Tommy Grady and wide receiver Joe Hills connect for four touchdowns.
As for Albany, after a week off, the team looked much improved in Week 3, especially on the offensive side of the ball.
After a road loss against Baltimore, 52-49, the Albany Empire return home to take on the Washington Valor on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Times Union Center.
“CODE ORANGE” means that the organization is asking all loyal fans in attendance at the game to wear the team’s primary color, orange.
The Empire offense was led by quarterback Tommy Grady, who threw for six touchdowns. His top target, Joe Hills, caught four of those touchdown passes from Grady
Four-Time All-Arena Receiver, Joe Hills, Assigned to Empire
Next Game will be vs Baltimore Brigade on April 28 at 3pm
The Empire offense was led by quarterback Tommy Grady, who tossed for 259 yards and five touchdowns. His top target Greg Carr, caught eight passes from Grady, tallying for 74 yards and two touchdowns.
Announce Block Party will turn into Watch Party on South Pearl Street
New Partnerships Will Ramp Up Data Available to Fans, Making AFL a Premier Professional Sports League for Gaming
Empire Inaugural Game Roster and New Field Turf also Unveiled
The high-scoring, high-flying, non-stop, action-packed excitement of Arena Football is back in Albany!
The Albany Empire announce that only ticket singles remain in the lower level for the inaugural game set for Saturday, April 14 at 7pm at the Times Union Center vs back-to-back Arena Football League Champions, the Philadelphia Soul.
The Albany Empire announce that all season ticket holders will be entered to win an opportunity to a private meet and greet with Eddie and Antonio Brown prior to the inaugural game on April 14.
Antonio in Attendance to Support “Touchdown” Eddie Brown’s Special Night
Empire Announce Tommy Grady Assigned to Team Roster
Empire To Be Featured in Eight Nationally Televised Games and New Apps Added for League
The Albany Empire announce that Jeff Levack and Tom Goslowski will be the official In-Arena Hosts of the Albany Empire for the inaugural season and Mike Falvo will be the public address announcer.
DJ Supreme Named Official DJ of the Albany Empire
The Arena Football League today announced the appointment of Randall Boe to be Commissioner and Ron Jaworski to be Chairman of the Executive Committee.
Empire Defense Adding Two All-Arena Players
$1 Hot Dogs & Post Game Party Details Announced
EMPIRE NAMES BRANDON GOLDSTEIN AS DIRECTOR OF PLAYER OPERATIONS
Inaugural Game to be AFL Game of the Week on CBS Sports Network
Full Training Camp Schedule Announced
The Empire Added Four League Veterans, One Rookie
Empire Defensive Stockpiled With Elite AFL Talent
Day Four Signings Include One Veteran and One AFL Rookie
Day Three Signings Include four talented AFL Veterans
Day 2 Signings Include Six AFL Veterans and Seven Rookies
16 Players Assigned to Empire
LOCAL TALENTS JORDAN CANZERI AND WADE HANSEN ASSIGNED TO EMPIRE
Four-year deal will nearly double player compensation, expand health care coverage
The Albany Empire announce a weekly coach's show to be aired on 104.5 The Team, ESPN Radio.
SINGLE GAME TICKETS AS LOW AS $15 FOR THE APRIL 14 OPENER
Dance Team to be Called the "Albany Empresses"
Inaugural Game Tickets Now Available Through Family Four Packages
Edwina McCormick as Choreographer
Interested in trying out for the Albany Empire Dance Team? Sign up before 3pm on Friday at www.TheAlbanyEmpire.com
Located directly behind one end zone, the Bud Light Party Zone will provide a unique tailgate experience for fans, with and up close and personal view at a great value.
Players from as far as California and Oregon made the trip to Albany on Saturday for the Empire tryouts
The Albany Empire Arena Football Team will host their first ever open tryout this Saturday, January 27 at Sportsplex at Halfmoon
Season presenting partner and broadcast partner also announced
The Arena Football League’s newest team today announce their youth football and dance programs, which are now available for registration.
As of today, December 15, 2017, the Arena Football League's newest team has secured deposits for 1,000 season tickets.
Four-Time ArenaBowl Champion Added to Staff
Special Guest "Touchdown" Eddie Brown will be in Attendance
The Arena Football League' s newest team will host an open tryout on Saturday, January 27
Will serve as Offensive Coordinator during the season
Fans will have one week to select from one of four name options!
Arena Football League Veteran Brings Energy and Experience
Albany AFL announce that veteran sports executive George Manias has been named Vice President, Business Operations for Albany AFL and will run the day-to-day business operations for the team.
The Arena Football League (AFL) will return to Albany, NY with the team beginning play at the Times Union Center starting in the spring of 2018.
The Arena Football League (AFL) will return to Albany, NY, with the team beginning play at the Times Union Center starting in the spring of 2018.