| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:04 AM
EATONVILLE — The whiteboard mounted to the wall adjacent to his desk distracts Siaha Burley.
For about 16 hours a day, the Orlando Predators offensive coordinator's focus is on the play diagrams, formations and notes in blue ink on that board or...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:00 PM
When Kendal Thompkins did not get a call after attending a Kansas City Chiefs rookie minicamp last year, he began preparing for his next opportunity.
One like his brother, Kenbrell, received with the New England Patriots last year.
"When I started...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Phillip Thomas' interception seconds into a sudden-death overtime Friday night set up a 1-yard touchdown run by Jason Boltus, giving the Orlando Predators a 69-63 Arena Football League victory against the Los Angeles KISS at UCF's CFE Arena.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:44 PM
In arena football, the Orlando Predators handed the KISS its first loss of the season Friday, 69-63, in overtime.
The KISS (1-1) jumped out to an early 21-point lead in the first quarter, but Orlando (2-0) closed the gap to trail 42-34 at halftime....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Jay Gruden, brother of former Tampa Bucs coach and ESPN NFL analyst Jon Gruden, signed a five-year deal to become the new head coach of the Washington Redskins according to ESPN.
This is the first head coaching job in the NFL for Gruden, who...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Two months before they kick off the Arena Football League season, the Orlando Predators shook up their roster this week.
The Predators traded former Jones High wide receiver Jarvis Williams and Ohio State defensive end Quinn Pitcock in separate deals...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:34 PM
In the adrenaline-fueled atmosphere that permeates the Arena Football League, Orlando Predators first-year coach Rob Keefe is looking for one kind of player.
The take-charge kind.
"Everything we do is going to be relentless and for a reason,'' said...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:38 AM
EATONVILLE — Greg Carr is here, on a practice field, trying to learn a new offense in a league new to him.
Carr was once there, as one of the top offensive threats at Florida State, catching touchdown passes on games often seen at 3:30 p.m. on ABC...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Entering their first season of playing home games on UCF's campus, the Orlando Predators have entered full teaching mode.
Coach Rob Keefe is ready, and with a 24-man roster that includes 18 players with no or just one year of Arena Football League...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:26 PM
During their 40-year career with KISS, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have been known for their loud music, larger-than-life performances and shows with Fourth of July-like fireworks. Now they want to translate that experience to the self-indulgently named...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Who: Orlando Predators coach
Hired: Dec. 24
Birthplace: Springfield, Va.
College: Mercyhurst College (Pa.)
Playing career: Spokane Shock (af2), 2006-07; Philadelphia Soul (AFL), 2008
Coaching career: Assistant, Spokane, 2009; head...