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AFL Soul Owner Jaworski Wants Philadelphia To Host '14 ArenaBowl
Published August 19, 2013
COMING UP ROSES: In Portland, John Canzano reported the Trail Blazers on Friday met with AFL officials to "discuss relocating a franchise" to the Moda Center in '14. The AFL "did not make an announcement regarding its television deal or the relocation of franchises on Saturday during the Arena Bowl as expected," but a Blazers source said that this "wasn't a sign that the organization wouldn't land a team." The source said, "There's just more work to be done. ... We are still deciding if we will do it." The source said that the Blazers and AFL on Friday "engaged in lengthy discussions" (OREGONLIVE.com, 8/17).