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Af2 keeps 16-team playoff format 

Arenafootball2 will retain the 16-team playoff format it used in the 2008 season. That means 8 American Conference and 8 National Conference teams will advance to the playoffs. There had been discussion of trimming the field to 12 teams.On the topic of the ArenaCup possibly…

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Wake Forest on GU's schedule 

Some news out of Colorado Springs where Mark Few is serving as a court coach for the U19 and World University Games team tryouts. Sounds like Wake Forest will visit the Kennel this season with a return game also planned.Read on.

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Spokane’s Jeff Van Orsow tries to block a point-after attempt, but the kick was good.   (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Van Orsow likely out for season

I put together a notebook after attending Shock practice Wednesday at the Arena. Some injury news (that's Jeff Van Orsow pictured above) to catch up on and an update on where the ArenaCup might be played. Find the article here.

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