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UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

Spokane Empire to cease operations

The Spokane Empire is out of business for the 2018 season and probably for good unless a local owner or ownership group steps forward.


Former Shock player Geathers dies in Las Vegas accident

Jeremy Geathers, a fan favorite and key member of the Spokane Shock’s Arena Football League championship team in 2010, died Saturday morning in Las Vegas when he was struck by …


San Jose beats Jacksonville 68-47 in ArenaBowl

Erik Meyer led San Jose to its fourth ArenaBowl victory, throwing four touchdown passes and running for two more scores in the SaberCats’ 68-47 victory over the Jacksonville Sharks on …


Shock notes: Spokane needs to fire up in first quarters

Warm-ups, the coin flip and the second quarter. What’s missing? For the Spokane Shock, the first quarter of the last five games.


Shock notes: Spokane needs to fire up in first quarters

Warm-ups, the coin flip and the second quarter. What’s missing? For the Spokane Shock, the first quarter of the last five games.


Shock notes: Revamped running game powers consecutive victories

It’s usually about the aerial attack and the glamour position of quarterback in arena football. The running game receives about as much attention as the third-string left guard in the …


Shock notes: Revamped running game powers consecutive victories

It’s usually about the aerial attack and the glamour position of quarterback in arena football.


Portland Thunder roll into Spokane for ‘essentially a playoff game’

Spokane took a big step toward qualifying for the Arena Football League playoffs – and showed that it has an outside chance of doing some damage – by knocking off …


Shock notes: Win over Rattlers has team feeling upbeat

Wins do wonders for a football team’s morale. Big wins mean even more. Spokane had an extra bounce in its step at Wednesday’s practice after knocking off Arizona last week. …


Shock notes: Win over Rattlers has team feeling upbeat

Wins do wonders for a football team’s morale. Big wins mean even more. Spokane had an extra bounce in its step at Wednesday’s practice after knocking off Arizona last week.


Shock find old form in upsetting Arizona Rattlers

Playing against the quarterback that led them to the Arena Cup in 2009 during their af2 days, the Spokane Shock somehow found their old form Friday night and beat the …


Shock find old form in upsetting Arizona Rattlers

Playing against the quarterback that led them to the Arena Cup in 2009 during their af2 days, the Spokane Shock somehow found their old form Friday night and beat the …


Shock look to turn things around as Arizona comes to town

Spokane didn’t have much time to sulk after Sunday’s road loss to the L.A. Kiss, one of the worst teams in the Arena Football League. The Shock traveled back from …


Shock reinstate Samuel Charles after $500 fine, counseling

One of two Spokane Shock players has had his theft charge dismissed after he paid a fine and attended counseling. However, a second player charged in the case has been …


Shock notes: Quarterback merry-go-round returns

Spokane has been here before – prior to its second, third, fourth, sixth and 12th games, to be exact. Who starts at quarterback?


Shock notes: Quarterback merry-go-round returns

Spokane has been here before – prior to its second, third, fourth, sixth and 12th games, to be exact. Who starts at quarterback?


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 coach Olson believes changes may spark team

The Spokane Shock players and coach believe the team has the talent to win. But the team is running out of chances to secure a chance to extend its season. …


Shock lose to Las Vegas Outlaws

Spokane was thoroughly outplayed for 2½ quarters. The Shock turned the ball over, missed tackles, committed costly penalties and gave up numerous big plays. The team mascot got run over …


Shock lose to Las Vegas Outlaws

Spokane was thoroughly outplayed for 2½ quarters. The Shock turned the ball over, missed tackles, committed costly penalties and gave up numerous big plays.


Shock players implicated in police report of theft in Las Vegas

The police report detailing an alleged theft by members of the Spokane Shock football team backs up claims made by two women who came forward last week to say they …


Shock look to turn things around with Outlaws in town

The Arena Football League standings tell the story of the haves and have-nots in the National Conference. San Jose (11-0) has clinched the Pacific Division with seven games left in …


Shock look to turn things around with Outlaws in town

The Arena Football League standings tell the story of the haves and have-nots in the National Conference.


Shock players implicated in police report of theft in Las Vegas

The police report detailing an alleged theft by members of the Spokane Shock football team backs up claims made by two women who came forward last week to say they …


Ex-Shock QB Erik Meyer guides No. 1 San Jose past Spokane

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Spokane Shock improved on their effort from three weeks ago but not nearly enough to slow down the San Jose SaberCats. Former Shock quarterback Erik …


Three Spokane Shock players investigated in theft at Las Vegas lounge

What happens in Vegas may not always stay in Vegas – especially if it’s caught on video. The Las Vegas Police Department is investigating three players from the Spokane Shock …


Spokane Shock get another shot at undefeated San Jose

Three weeks ago, the San Jose Sabercats handed the Spokane Shock their worst loss in franchise history. The Shock have a chance for redemption tonight when they meet the Sabercats …


Three Spokane Shock players under investigation after theft from purses after game in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Police Department is investigating three players from the Spokane Shock based on allegations that one of the football players stole about $600 from the purses of three …


Area roundup: Spokane Shock add two defensive linemen

The Spokane Shock were assigned defensive linemen Daniel Riley and Alex Magee to their active roster, the Arena Football League team announced Wednesday. Riley, an AFL rookie, first joined the …


Up big early, Shock hold on for win over Outlaws

Spokane got back into the win column Saturday but not without some anxious moments in the closing minutes. The visiting Shock dominated for 48 minutes but their 35-point fourth-quarter lead …