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Banks gets preseason debut with Falcons after playing in Las Vegas with UFL
Friday, August 9, 2013
A jubilant Brian Banks described his preseason debut with the Atlanta Falcons as "better than any roller-coaster ride you can ever get on."
Cash-strapped UFL is suspending play until spring
Cash-strapped UFL is suspending play until spring
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The struggling United Football League has announced it is postponing the second half of its season until spring. The UFL plans to return to a fall schedule in 2013.
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Virginia Destroyers win UFL title over Las Vegas Locomotives
Saturday, October 22, 2011
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Aaron Rouse returned one of his three interceptions 46 yards for a touchdown to help the Virginia Destroyers win the United Football League championship game, 17-3 over the Las Vegas Locomotives on Friday night.
Financially struggling UFL, Las Vegas Locos to cut season short
Financially struggling UFL, Las Vegas Locos to cut season short
Monday, October 17, 2011
The struggling United Football League is cutting its season short, moving up its championship game to Friday. Each team has played four of its six regular-season games in a league that has lost more than $100 million the last two years.
Locos cruise past Omaha in home opener, 30-10
Sunday, October 9, 2011
The Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League won their home opener Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium, using a solid defensive effort and two touchdowns from quarterback Chase Clement in a 30-10 victory against the Omaha Nighthawks.
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Hurting for money and unable to secure TV deal, UFL pushes season back a month
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Las Vegas Locomotives: Players from the Las Vegas franchise were set to begin practice this week
The back-to-back United Football League champion Las Vegas Locomotives will have to wait one month to begin their title defense. The financially-strapped league announced Tuesday it will push the start of its season back one month to the middle of September, with commissioner Michael Huyghue saying the delay was needed to give them time to strengthen business affairs.
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Former Palo Verde star Mike Smith in limbo during NFL labor dispute, likely headed to UFL
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Mike Smith stepped into the batter’s box last month for an adult baseball game hoping to not embarrass himself. Having not faced live pitching in nearly five years, he figured it would take a game or two to get back his timing back. “I was hoping I wouldn’t strikeout,” said Smith, a two-sport star at Palo Verde High who hadn’t played baseball since his senior year, when he decided to focus on football full-time in college at Nebraska. It didn’t take Smith long to get his smooth left-handed stroke back, connecting on a home run to straight away centerfield with ...
Q&A: Jim Fassel, Las Vegas Locos head coach
Monday, January 31, 2011
When he took the New York Giants to Super Bowl XXXV in 2001, coach Jim Fassel was at the top of his game.
Former Las Vegas Locomotives player fatally shot near St. Louis
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
A 26-year-old man who was on the St. Louis Rams offseason roster and formerly played for the Las Vegas Locomotives has died after being shot outside a Bass Pro Shop in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles.
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Locomotives player signed by N.Y. Jets
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
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Las Vegas Locomotives cornerback Isaiah Trufant was signed to the New York Jets practice squad on Wednesday.
Las Vegas Locomotives win 23-20 to repeat as UFL champions
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Alfred Malone blocked Nick Novak's 45-yard field-goal attempt on the final play, preserving the defending champion Las Vegas Locomotives' 23-20 victory over the Florida Tuskers in the United Football League title game Saturday.
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Locomotives stumble into UFL Championship Game against Florida
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
UFL Championship Game kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday in Omaha
The New Orleans Saints dropped three straight games at the end of last year's NFL regular season before catching fire in the postseason and winning the Super Bowl. The Las Vegas Locomotives hope that same phenomenon occurs this year in the UFL.
Locos drop game in Hartford, will face Florida Tuskers for UFL championship
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Florida beat Omaha 20-17 this week to clinch spot in title game against Las Vegas
The hottest team at Rentschler Field Saturday afternoon will be watching the United Football League championship game on television. The Hartford Colonials intercepted three passes and returned two for touchdowns as the Colonials handed the Las Vegas Locomotives their second straight loss in a 27-14 decision.
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Already guaranteed a spot in title game, Locomotives fall to Sacramento
Sunday, November 7, 2010
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The Las Vegas Locomotives didn’t need to win this football game. With two games remaining in the United Football League season, the defending champion Locomotives were already guaranteed a spot in the UFL Championship Game Nov. 27 in Omaha, Neb.
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Locomotives focused on improving with championship appearance clinched
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Quarterback Drew Willy looks to bounce back after tough game last week
The Las Vegas Locomotives are excited but not yet satisfied. With two games left in the regular season, the Locos (5-1) already have clinched their spot in the UFL Championship Game for the second straight year.