Continental Divide

NFL Europe and the AFL just ended their seasons. A look at the leagues
June 19, 2005

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NFL EUROPE   ARENA LEAGUE
Amsterdam Admirals. Beat Berlin Thunder 27-21 on Saturday CHAMPION Colorado Crush. Beat Georgia Force 51-48 on Sunday
$10,000 (10 regular-season games) AVERAGE
LEAGUE SALARY
$72,000 (16 regular-season games)
Bratwurst and beer BUSIEST
CONCESSION
Hot dogs and nachos
Boris Becker and Klitschko brothers, Vladimir and Vitali FAMOUS FANS Tobey Maguire, Snoop Dogg
The Rhein Fire's Pyromaniacs MOST POPULAR CHEERLEADERS Los Angeles Avengers' A-Team.
Reggae's Shaggy, 1,000 dancing kids and 180 cheerleaders TITLE GAME
HALFTIME SHOW
Bryan Adams (Kool and the Gang played postgame)
Frankie the Dinosaur (Frankfurt Galaxy), known for his theatrical dives MOST
BELOVED
MASCOT
Kid Coyote (Dallas Desperados), famous for his silent howl
Kurt Warner MOST
FAMOUS
ALUM
Kurt Warner
Hamburg Sea Devils. Named for creature who has reputedly wreaked havoc in the city's ports for centuries COOLEST
NICKNAME
New Orleans VooDoo. So popular that locals once petitioned to get the NBA's Hornets to adopt VooDoo too

 

THREE COLOR PHOTOSWAYNEPAULO.COM (MAN EATING BRATWURST, RHEIN CHEERLEADER, WARNER NFL EUROPE)
COLOR PHOTOBRUCE PEEBLES/CORBIS (BEER) COLOR PHOTOBRAND X PICTURES/GETTY IMAGES (NACHOS) COLOR PHOTONAM Y. HUH/AP (SNOOP DOGG) COLOR PHOTOJON SOOHOO/WIREIMAGE.COM (AVENGERS CHEERLEADER) COLOR PHOTOERIC DROTTER/AP (WARNER AFL) COLOR PHOTOCOURTESY OF ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE (VOODOO)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)