The short-lived football league this week filed for Chapter 7 in San Antonio, where it had its most successful franchise.s.
Fans who purchased tickets to the final San Antonio Commanders home game of the season Saturday will be able to get refunds after its cancellation.
With two weeks left in its scheduled inaugural season, the Alliance of American Football is shutting down, ending the San Antonio Commanders’ brief run.
The Alliance of American Football needed a $250 million investment/bailout to meet payroll in the league’s first week.
Alamodome management and concessions operator Savor Black Tie got the message from frustrated San Antonio Commanders fans concerned about long lines.
Partnerships with the likes of H-E-B and Red McCombs provide tangible evidence of the Commanders’ success in engaging the local business community.
Officials with the Alamodome and the Commanders anticipated improvements in the fan experience for Sunday’s 3 p.m. home game.
The crowd of 27,857 filled most of the lower bowl of the stadium for the 7:30 p.m. start and saw the Commanders defeat the San Diego Fleet 15-6.
San Antonio Commanders players’ shoulder pads will feature computer chips that track their precise movements to deliver real-time fantasy sports statistics.
The Alamodome has a new tenant in the San Antonio Commanders, but it continues to depend on millions of dollars in City subsidies for its operations.