Posts Tagged ‘California’

Here’s  Week  5  of  Arena  Football  2016  in  case  you  missed  it:

1.  04/29/2016:  THE  AFL  ON  ESPN:  Orlando  Predators  (5-0):  76                                                          Cleveland  Gladiators  (1-4).

2.  04/30/2016:  ARENA  FOOTBALL  ON  CBS  SPORTS  NETWORK:  Arizona  Rattlers  (5-0):  68                                                   Portland  Steel  (0-4):  21.

3.  05/01/2016:  THE  AFL  ON  ESPN:   Jacksonville  Sharks  (2-2):  33                                                 Tampa  Bay  Storm  (0-4):   27.

4.  05/02/2016: THE  UNIVISION  DEPORTES  NETWORK: Philadelphia  Soul (4-1):  56                               L.A.  KISS  (2-2):  33.

The  Orlando-Cleveland  and  Jacksonville-Tampa  games  were  streamed  on  ESPN3.

STILL  UNDEFEATED:  Orlando  and  Arizona.

Here  is  the  coverage  for  Week  6:

THE  CBS  SPORTS  NETWORK:  Tonight,  the  only  undefeated  streaks  in  the  league  are  on  the  line  as  Arizona  faces  Orlando  at  The  Amway  Center  at  7:30PM  ET/6:30PM  CT/5:30PM  MT/4:30PM  PT.

ESPN3:  Tonight,  Jacksonville will  face  Cleveland  at  The  Quicken  Loans  Arena  at  7:30PM  ET/6:30PM  CT/5:30PM  MT/4:30PM  PT.

And  on  Monday,  Portland  will  face  Los  Angeles  at  The  Honda  Center  in  Anaheim,  California  at  10PM  ET/9PM  CT/8PM  MT/7PM  PT.

NOTE:  DUE  TO  A  SCHEDULING  CONFLICT  WITH  THE  NATIONAL  BASKETBALL  ASSOCIATION’S  (NBA)  WESTERN  CONFERENCE  SEMIFINAL  PLAYOFF  SERIES  FEATURING  THE  GOLDEN  STATE  WARRIORS  VS.  THE  PORTLAND  TRAILBLAZERS,  THE  L.A.  KISS-PORTLAND   STEEL  GAME  THAT  WAS   SCHEDULED  FOR  TONIGHT  AT   THE  MODA  CENTER  WAS  MOVED  TO  MONDAY  IN  ANAHEIM.

THE  UNIVISION  DEPORTES  NETWORK:  On  Monday,  Tampa  will  face  Philadelphia  at  The  Wells  Fargo  Center  at  7PM  ET/6PM  CT/5PM  MT/4PM  PT.

For  more  information,  please  visit  ArenaFootball.com.   Thank  you.

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After  a  technical  problem,  here’s  ArenaBowlXXVIII  in  case  you  missed  it:

08/29/2015:  THE  AFL  ON  ESPN:  ARENABOWLXXVIII:

From  The  Stockton  Arena  in  Stockton,  California:

San  Jose  SaberCats  (National  Conference  Champion):  68                                                                                                                                             Jacksonville  Sharks  (American  Conference  Champion):  47.

CONGRATULATIONS  TO  THE  NOW  FOUR-TIME  ARENABOWL  CHAMPION  SAN  JOSE  SABERCATS,  AND  THANK  YOU  ARENA  FOOTBALL  LEAGUE  FOR  28  GREAT  YEARS!!!!  HERE’S  TO  THE  NEXT  28!!!!!!!

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Here  are  the  playoffs  in  case  you  missed  them:

1.  08/22/2015:  THE  AFL  ON  ESPN:  THE  NATIONAL  CONFERENCE  CHAMPIONSHIP  GAME:  San  Jose  SaberCats  (19-1):   70                                                                            Arizona  Rattlers  (16-4):  67.

This  game  was  aired  on  ESPNEWS.

2.  08/23/2015:  ARENA  FOOTBALL  ON  CBS:  THE  AMERICAN  CONFERENCE  CHAMPIONSHIP  GAME:  Jacksonville  Sharks  (11-7):  61                                                                  Philadelphia  Soul  (16-4):  56.

Tonight,  San  Jose  will  face  Jacksonville  in  ArenaBowlXXVIII.  The  game  will  be  held  at  The  Stockton  Arena  in  Stockton,  California  at  7PM  ET/6PM  CT/5PM  MT/4PM  PT,  and  on  ESPN.  For  more  information,  please  visit  ArenaFootball.com.  Thank  you.

Here’s  Week  Two  of  Arena  Football  2015  in  case  you  missed  it:

1.  04/03/2015:  Orlando  Predators  (1-1):  55                                  Jacksonville  Sharks  (0-2):  54.

Tampa  Bay  Storm  (1-1):  54                                             Portland  Thunder  (1-1):  48.

2.  04/04/2015:  Cleveland  Gladiators  (2-0):  70                                              New  Orleans  VooDoo  (1-1):  42.

Philadelphia   Soul  (2-0):  54                                                 Spokane  Shock  (1-1):  43.

THE  AFL  ON  ESPN:  Las  Vegas  Outlaws  (1-1):  70                                               Arizona  Rattlers  (1-1):  53.

This  game  was  aired  on  ESPN2  and  WatchESPN.

San  Jose  SaberCats  (2-0):  54                                                    L.A.  KISS (0-2):  28.

ON  BYE  WEEK:  Pittsburgh  Power.

ESPN2  AND  WATCHESPN  COVERAGE:  Tonight,  The  Las  Vegas  Outlaws  head  to  The  Staples  Center  in  Los  Angeles,  California  to  battle  The  L.A.  KISS   at  10:30PM  ET/9:30PM  CT/8:30PM  MT/7:30PM  PT.

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Here’s  Week  9  of  Arena  Football  in  case  you  missed  it:

1.  05/09/2014:  Pittsburgh  Power  (5-2):  52                                             Spokane  Shock (4-3):  41.

2.  05/10/2014:  NET10  ARENA  FOOTBALL  SATURDAY:  Philadelphia  Soul  (4-4):  79                                               New  Orleans  VooDoo  (1-6):  60.

Cleveland  Gladiators  (7-0):  45                                                           LA  KISS  (2-6):  42.

Jacksonville  Sharks  (3-5):  68                                                       Iowa  Barnstormers  (4-4):  48.

3.  05/11/2014:  Arizona  Rattlers  (8-0):  61                                             Portland  Thunder  (1-6):  32.

STILL  UNDEFEATED:  Cleveland  and  Arizona.

ON  BYE  WEEK:  Tampa,  Orlando,  San  Antonio  and  San  Jose.

DOUBLEHEADER   SATURDAY  COVERAGE:

1.  CBS  SPORTS  NETWORK:  The  LA  KISS  will  face  The  Pittsburgh  Power  at  The  Consol  Energy  Center  in  Pittsburgh,  Pennsylvania  at  6PM  ET/5PM  CT/4PM  MT/3PM  PT.

2.  ESPNNEWS  AND  WATCHESPN:  The  Portland  Thunder  will  face The  San  Jose  SaberCats  at  The  SAP  Center  in  San  Jose,  California  at  10PM  ET/9PM  CT/8PM  MT/7PM  PT.

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Here’s  Week  7  of  Arena  Football  in case  you  missed   it:

1.  04/26/2014:  NET10  ARENA  FOOTBALL  ON  THE  CBS  SPORTS  NETWORK:  Spokane  Shock  (4-2):  53                                                  Tampa  Bay  Storm (3-4):  41.

Cleveland  Gladiators  (6-0):  55                                         Pittsburgh  Power  (4-2):  28.

Portland  Thunder  (1-5):  69                                                      Jacksonville  Sharks   (2-4):  62

Orlando  Predators  (5-2):  63                                                    New  Orleans  VooDoo  (1-5):  48.

Arizona  Rattlers  (6-0):   69                                                      San  Antonio   Talons  (1-6):  59.

San  Jose  SaberCats  (4-3):  48                                                       LA   KISS  (2-4):   32.

2.  04/27/2014:  THE  AFL  ON  ESPN:  Philadelphia  Soul (3-3):  60                                                       Iowa   Barnstormers  (3-3):  55.

This  game  was  aired  on  ESPN2.

STILL  UNDEFEATED:  Cleveland  and  Arizona.

CBS  SPORTS  NETWORK  COVERAGE:  This  Saturday,   the  undefeated  Arizona  Rattlers  will  face  The  Jacksonville  Sharks  at  The  Veterans  Memorial  Arena  in  Jacksonville,  Florida  at  7PM  ET/6PM  CT/5PM  MT/4PM  PT.

ESPN2  AND  WATCHESPN  COVERAGE:  On  Sunday,  The  Spokane  Shock  will  battle  The  LA  KISS  at  The  Honda  Center  in  Anaheim,  California  at  7PM  ET/6PM  CT/5PM  MT/4PM  PT.

For  more  information,  please  visit  ArenaFootball.com.  Thank  you.

 

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This past Easter Weekend was an interesting one for conventions. Anaheim, California hosted WonderCon, New York City hosted a martial arts movie festival, and Washington, D.C. hosted the 2nd Awesome Con. Some people believe that Easter Weekend is not the best time to hold a convention. Some may think otherwise. But, it all depends on how you look at it.

My little brother and myself were there last Saturday, and we were both greeted by a VERY LONG LINE that wrapped around The Walter E. Washington Convention Center. It reminded me of the line at Katsucon 18 two years ago. According to reports, it took longer for those who pre-registered, than for those who were only there for one day! It was one of the big complaints of the event. The promoters have tallied the attendance at 40,000.

Here are a few standout cosplays:

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The Pope and his Cardinals

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Jesus. This wonderful gentleman named Anderson Marchack travels to conventions cosplaying as Jesus Christ spreading the message of good deeds and tolerance. To find him on Facebook, type in Cosplay Jesus.

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Rainbow Brite

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Booster Gold

One highlight was the return of Ernie Hudson to the convention. He recognized me from last year, and I gave him my condolences for his friend and Ghostbusters castmate Harold Ramis who passed away in February. And here are photos from what I felt were beautiful tributes to Harold’s life, memory and career.

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The Ecto 1A from Ghostbusters II

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Other celebrities that were there were Kevin Sorbo (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Andromeda), Erin Gray (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Silver Spoons), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secrets of a Call Girl), Cary Elwes (Glory, The Crush, Robin Hood: Men In Tights) and the duo of David Yost and Walter Emmanuel Jones (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers). I tried to meet them, but the lines were long, especially for David and Walter. Maybe I will see them again. I did attend the Pro-Wrestling Today Panel which was fun, in wich I was instantly recognized by the moderator Joe Carabeo, and panelists Ben Taylor and Dan Nokes. They also had DC101 FM’s Mike Jones as a guest panelist!!!. They had video game room that I forgot to visit, but my little brother told me that I didn’t miss much (YIKES!!!!!). Here’s another standout photo:

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From what I can tell, Catwoman joined the Justice League!!!!

This was a grand three days, and I’m ready for NEXT YEAR!!!! Here are more photos, ENJOY!!!!

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