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For Devante Jenkins, Every Snap of the Football Means Showtime

New York Streets wide receiver Devante Jenkins did not always have the speed that makes him so dangerous on the field. “Not at all,” Jenkins told Prime Time Sports Talk. “I just continued to work to try and perfect my

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Watch: Working out With Devonn Brown and Thomas Owens

Sam Gordon trained with Massachusetts Pirates wide receivers Devonn Brown and Thomas Owens and talked about their upcoming matchup with the Jacksonville Sharks.   BROUGHT TO YOU BY….

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The Story of Devin Wilson: From the Nashville Projects to Playing on One of Arena Football’s Best Teams

When he was younger, Jacksonville Sharks wide receiver Devin Wilson was often left without a father figure. From the inner cities of Nashville Tennessee, with his father in and out of prison, it was his mother that put the pigskin

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Pirates Back to the Drawing Board After Dismal 1-3 Start

Massachusetts Pirates Jawad Yatim reportedly went into the locker along with former New England Patriots fullback Patrick Pass to tell their team about a familiar tale. In the thralls of a 1-3 start, fullback Quayvon Hicks and the rest of

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Rookie Secondary Adapting Together

Together, the entire Massachusetts Pirates secondary is learning a new type of football. Defensive backs Lawrence Austin, Chucky Williams, Al Louis-Jean, have just won their first game. Not only of the season, but the first of their arena football careers.

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Zamora Makes Impact on Field Mere Hours Into Pirates Tenure

On game day April 27, the Massachusetts Pirates announced the signing of wide receiver Ishmael Zamora. A few hours later, he suited up. Football, being a complex sport about getting the small details right, Zamora was not expected to be

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Griggs Returns to Pirates Looking to Wreak More Havoc

Massachusetts Pirates defensive end J.D. Griggs was among the league’s best at his position last season. But he wants more. “With me, everything can always get better,” Griggs said. “There was a lot of plays I left out there last

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Recently Re-Signed Tavarus Dantzler Ready for Round 2 With Pirates

Tavarus Dantzler is back for his second stint with the Massachusetts Pirates. After the Pirates were eliminated in the National Arena League Semi Finals last season, Dantzler said it was important to come back and try to take one step further

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Meet Charles Walker; A Player with Passion For Football and Love For His Daughter

When defensive end Charles Walker takes the field, it isn’t the roar of the crowd he hears. But the voice of his daughter Jade. From New Orleans, Louisiana, Walker started off as a basketball player playing on travel teams and

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