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  • Spokane Shock: Indoor Football League at a glance

    The Spokane Shock announced a switch to the Indoor Football League on Tuesday, ending a six-year run in the Arena Football League. Here’s a quick look at the current members …


  • It’s official: Adam Shackleford will coach IFL Shock

    Adam Shackleford called it a working vacation. Turns out his phone couldn’t keep up as Shackleford, back in the saddle as Spokane’s head coach, began putting pieces in place as …


  • SaberCats beat Rattlers 70-67 to advance to ArenaBowl

    STOCKTON, Calif. – Erik Meyer threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Gay with 8 seconds left to give the San Jose SaberCats a 70-67 victory over the Arizona Rattlers …


  • Super Bowl-winning coach Dick Vermeil buys into Arena League

    Dick Vermeil is returning to pro football, this time as an owner in the Arena League. Vermeil, who took the St. Louis Rams to the NFL title in the 1999 …


  • Shock lead early before season ends with thud

    PHOENIX – Spokane finally fixed its habit of slow starts but the rest of the game proved to be problematic. The visiting Shock jumped in front by two touchdowns, but …


  • Shock’s season ends with 72-41 loss at Arizona

    Spokane finally fixed its habit of slow starts but the rest of the game proved to be problematic.


  • Shock show their finishing touch in win over Portland

    Spokane has been in numerous nailbiters this season and most haven’t ended in the Shock’s favor. But the last two have, including a 42-40 victory over the Portland Thunder in …


  • Statistics tell the story for Shock

    Among the countless factors that determine Arena Football League outcomes, two of the most important from an offensive standpoint are turnovers and red-zone efficiency. Spokane is struggling mightily with both.


  • Shock blanked in first half, lose at L.A. 34-28

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Spokane Shock were shut out in the first half before a second-half rally came up short in a 34-28 loss to the Los Angeles Kiss on …


  • Scoreless first half leads to Shock loss

    The Spokane Shock were shut out in the first half before a second-half rally came up short in a 34-28 loss to the Los Angeles Kiss on Sunday in an …


  • Shock playoff drive arrives in L.A.

    Three of the Shock’s last five regular-season games – beginning with today’s matchup against Los Angeles – are against teams they’re battling for the final two National Conference playoff spots.


  • San Jose dumps Shock for third time

    San Jose provided another not-so-gentle reminder, for the third time in seven weeks, of the gap between Spokane and the best team in the National Conference.


  • Shock out to prove point against dominant San Jose

    One more time, Spokane and San Jose. Maybe two. For the third time in seven weeks, the Shock (4-8) and SaberCats (12-1) will square off, the latest meeting unfolding tonight …


  • Shock notes: Spokane thrilled to have Arvell Nelson back with team

    Arvell Nelson left the 50-yard football field behind this season and went 1,800 feet underground for a paycheck. Nelson was working 8-12 hour days at a salt mine in his …


  • Shock picks up victory on the road

    PORTLAND – A couple of lineup changes fueled a hot start and helped the Spokane Shock keep their Arena Football League playoff hopes alive Sunday night with a 69-54 win …


  • Erik Meyer leads San Jose past Shock

    Former Shock quarterback Erik Meyer completed 27 of 39 passes for 260 yards and five touchdowns as the SaberCats, ranked No. 1 in the Arena Football League’s media poll and …


  • Shock miss out on opportunities in latest loss

    After playing catch-up most of the game, the Spokane Shock had a couple of opportunities to take the lead in the final minute. They didn’t convert and Arizona took care …


  • Rattlers, with uncertainty at QB, take on Shock

    The Spokane-Arizona matchup was going to be intriguing no matter who lined up at quarterback for the Rattlers. Spokane, for a change, seems settled at the position with Warren Smith …


  • Arizona without Davila for matchup at Shock

    With Nick Davila injured and B.J. Coleman suddenly retiring, look for Shane Boyd to be at quarterback for the Arizona Rattlers in Saturday night’s game against the Spokane Shock at …


  • Shock notes: Former Spokane standout Kevin McCullough rejoins team

    The notion of returning to arena football has been floating around in Kevin McCullough’s mind for some time. He talked with Spokane Shock officials prior to the season, but the …


  • Blanchette: Shock leave odor with latest defeat

    Here’s some Sports Marketing 101: Happy history makes for a useful – if fleeting – distraction from an unpleasant present. (Refer to your textbooks for the roughly two dozen times …


  • SaberCats crush hapless Shock

    The San Jose SaberCats are good enough that they don’t need extra help. Spokane provided plenty anyway, and paid for it in a humbling 83-28 Arena Football League loss Saturday …


  • Shock suffer worst loss, 83-28

    The San Jose SaberCats are good enough that they don’t need extra help.


  • Shock lose to New Orleans on final play

    Garrett Lindholm kicked a 41-yard field goal on the final play to lift New Orleans past the visiting Spokane Shock 66-63 Saturday night at Smoothie King Center.


  • Shock out for first win of the season

    Spokane head coach Andy Olson has an interesting take on the Shock’s 0-3 record. “We’re really trying to focus on ourselves,” Olson said. “We feel like we’ve lost every game. …


  • Shock look for first win

    The Shock are winless no matter how you slice it, but a healthier roster provides an opportunity to start digging out of an early season hole, beginning with Saturday night’s …


  • Turnovers result in loss for Shock in home opener

    Spokane started slowly in the first half and nearly recovered. The Shock started slowly in the second half and never recovered.


  • Turnovers doom Shock in home opener

    Spokane committed two turnovers on its first three plays of the third quarter and Philadelphia took advantage, rolling to a 54-43 victory and spoiling the Shock’s home opener Saturday in …


  • Shock face Soul in home opener

    Spokane really, really wants to find the win column against Philadelphia in its home opener tonight at the Arena.


  • Mistakes prove costly for Shock

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Beating the three-time defending Arena Football League champs pretty much requires the football equivalent of a perfect game. The Spokane Shock were often good Saturday night but …

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