Rattlers repeat as Arena Bowl champs


Members of the iconic rock band KISS were in attendance at the Arena Football League's Arena Bowl press conference, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at the Rosen Centre in Orlando. At the event, the AFL announced it has awarded an expansion team to a group that includes KISS band members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. The team, the LA KISS will play its games in Anaheim, California.

ong> - Nick Davilla threw six touchdown passes and the Arizona Rattlers defeated the Philadelphia Soul 48-39 in the Arena Bowl on Saturday.
   The Rattlers (18-3) won the championship for the second straight year, also beating the Soul (14-7) last season.
   Kicker Garrett Lindholm made six extra points and both field goal attempts for Arizona.
   The Soul had a chance to win in the final minute after recovering an Arizona fumble at its own 1-yard line. But Arkeith Brown, who had a third-quarter interception, broke up a pass on fourth down, and Lindholm made a field goal for a two-score cushion with 23 seconds remaining.
   Ryan McDaniel and Derrick Ross each scored two touchdowns for Philadelphia.