The short-lived football league this week filed for Chapter 7 in San Antonio, where it had its most successful franchise.s.
The Alliance of American Football needed a $250 million investment/bailout to meet payroll in the league’s first week.
Partnerships with the likes of H-E-B and Red McCombs provide tangible evidence of the Commanders’ success in engaging the local business community.
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 city’s team in the new Alliance of American Football league will be called the San Antonio Commanders.