It's official. Our hometown Albany Empire will forever be known as the last Arena Football League champion because today comes the somber news that fans were hoping they wouldn't hear. The Arena Football League and our hometown Albany empire are officially dead.
The Empire is crumbling. Fans of the Albany Empire, world champions following their second season of re-emergence into the Arena Football League, may not even get to see the championship banner raised at the start of the next season. It appears highly unlikely there will be a next season after news broke today that the league is in serious financial jeopardy. Ironically enough, this comes 20 yea