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The Spokesman-Review Newspaper
Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

TUESDAY, OCT. 20, 2015

James Ruffin splits time between the Spokane Shock and U.S. Bank (Jim Meehan)

Name change coming for Spokane IFL team

Spokane's on-again, off-again scrap with the Arena Football League over Shock trademarks didn't end well. Here's my article. The AFL's asking price kept rising and Shock majority owner Nader Naini, one of many AFL owners to help foot the bills for several struggling franchises the…

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