Stories tagged: Brady Nelson
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
Spokane Shock Arena football team sold
At the invitation of friends within the Spokane Shock ownership group, Nader Naini attended a Shock football game last June. The lifelong football fan said he was overwhelmed by the …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013
Shock play second fiddle to Rattlers
Arena Football League commissioner Jerry Kurz said Tuesday that a late-season flap about National Conference playoff seeding was much ado about nothing, but conceded that the tiebreaker in question “probably …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2012
AFL staying course with two-way players
The Arena Football League will not return to its Ironman roots for the 2013 season. The rules and competition committee considered bringing back Ironman rules that were an AFL staple …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2012, 7:02 p.m.
AFL won’t return to Ironman rules
The Arena Football League will not return to its Ironman roots for the 2013 season.
Thu., July 12, 2012
Shock owner Nelson stands behind coach Olson
Spokane Shock majority owner Brady Nelson, before the question was even posed Tuesday, said he wants first-year head coach Andy Olson to return next season. “I know people have been …
Wed., June 20, 2012
Shock’s Nelson expresses optimism after AFL deal
In its 25th anniversary year, the Arena Football League finally has something to celebrate this season. Spokane Shock majority owner Brady Nelson expects the full legal document- ation of the …
Tue., June 19, 2012, 7:35 p.m.
AFL deal leaves Shock’s Nelson optimistic
In its 25th anniversary year, the Arena Football League finally has something to celebrate this season.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2012
Shock commit to re-energizing franchise
Spokane Shock majority owner Brady Nelson is fully aware what is at stake as the franchise’s seventh season approaches. Spokane has won since its inception in 2006. The Shock have …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2012, 6:45 p.m.
Shock commit to re-energizing franchise
With the season opener less than two months away, the 2012 version of the Spokane Shock is beginning to take shape.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011
Shock president Nebeker resigns
Spokane Shock team president Adam Nebeker is stepping down to become executive director of Cancer Patient Care. Nebeker is one of three original owners who helped bring arena football to …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2011, 3:59 p.m.
Nebeker steps down as Shock president
Spokane Shock team president Adam Nebeker is stepping down to become executive director of Cancer Patient Care.
Sun., Aug. 21, 2011
Blanchette: Shock continued puzzling trend by firing Keefe
Here’s a sports marketing tip for one of the local clubs: It is not a good thing when the palace intrigue permeating your operation becomes a more compelling amusement than …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2011
Rob Keefe, who helped the Spokane Shock win arena football titles as a player, assistant coach and head coach, is out as the team’s head coach. The Shock announced Thursday …
Fri., May 13, 2011
Shock owner Nelson gets an earful about struggling team
Spokane Shock owner Brady Nelson stopped by the newspaper office on Thursday for some online fencing with any fan that might want a piece of him, and came away surprised …
Thu., May 12, 2011, 9:34 a.m.
Live chat with Spokane Shock owner Brady Nelson
Spokane Shock owner Brady Nelson has had the Midas touch with Arena Football in Spokane. But success has created high expectations, and the current tumultuous season has drawn critics. Nelson …
Thu., May 12, 2011
In brief: AFL selects winning logo by Spokane’s Myk Crawford
AFL: Spokane’s Myk Crawford has created the official logo (above) for ArenaBowl XXIV, the championship game of the Arena Football League. The league announced the contest on April 29 and …
Wed., May 11, 2011
Bengals receiver Ochocinco takes on bull riding
NFL: Chad Ochocinco now is going to try bull riding. The Cincinnati Bengals receiver who earlier this year had a tryout with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer, has …
Fri., Sept. 25, 2009
John Blanchette: Just win baby? Not anymore
Is there anything more deserving of our disdain than a head coach with his resumé perpetually holstered quick-draw style? You know – the kind of guy who whispers sweet nothings …