More details have been released on Pittsburgh's 2011 entry into Arena Football, including ownership details, a name, logo, and website.
The Pittsburgh Power franchise (pittsburghpowerfootball.com) was introduced to the world at a press conference this morning. The Power ownership group is led by Matt Shaner, CEO of Shaner Investments, which owns the Marriott City Center across from Consol Energy Center. The group also includes Steeler Hall of Fame WR Lynn Swann.
The Power, which will play home games at the Consol Center starting in 2011, is expected to name coaches within three weeks. They are also looking for players (contract them at firstname.lastname@example.org) and the obligatory dance team.The Power joins Kansas City, San Jose, and Philadelphia as a part of the largest single-season expansion in AFL history.
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