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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JACKSONVILLE, FL – Tuesday, November 2, 2010 – The United Football League season heads into Week 8 with a playoff mentality and an extra buzz around the upcoming games. Every game is now critical to a team’s title aspirations – a win can go a long way to advancing to the 2010 Championship Game in Omaha, NE, but a loss could be devastating, even fatal. While there are no playoffs before the UFL grand finale, these final six regular season games sure have a playoff feel about them. What’s all the fuss about? Check out the new UFL sizzle reel to find out: With the Las Vegas Locomotives having clinched a spot in the Championship Game on Saturday, November 27 (11am PDT kickoff / 12pm EDT Versus, live) at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska, the rest of the league is fighting for that coveted second spot in the UFL title game. The Omaha Nighthawks (3-2), Florida Tuskers (2-3), Hartford Colonials (2-4) and Sacramento Mountain Lions (2-4) all are precariously separated by just one and a half games with three weeks to go. Tickets for the UFL Championship Game will go on general sale on November 9 – visit for details. The first postseason-type game in Week 8 will be on Friday at 8pm Eastern at the Florida Citrus Bowl, as the third placed Tuskers play host to the second placed Nighthawks. This will be the firstever meeting between the two franchises, and the stakes are very high. A Nighthawks victory would put them in the driver's seat for the second and final spot in the Championship Game, while the Tuskers can do themselves a big favor by winning for the first time at home this season and putting themselves in a tie for second place. HDNet will have the live broadcast of the crucial game, with Kenny Rice (play-by-play), Paul Maguire (analyst), Ron Kruck and Paul Crane (sideline) bringing the action to a national audience, beginning with the pre-game show at 7.30pm Eastern. The game, pregame show and post game press conference will all stream live on On Saturday at 8pm Pacific (11 p.m. Eastern), the Mountain Lions will look to beat the Las Vegas Locos for the first time in franchise history in a game that will make or break Sacramento's season. A win, and the Mountain Lions stay in contention for the second spot in the Championship Game. A loss, and the Mountain Lions will be going home for Thanksgiving. Playoff football! Join Craig Minervini (play-by-play), Doug Flutie (analyst), Ryan Nece and Damon Hack (sideline) for the live broadcast of Saturday's key contest on Versus and of course the game and post game press conference streamed live on The Hartford Colonials have the league's Week 8 bye.

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Can’t get away from work to catch kickoff or get home to switch on the TV to watch the UFL in Week 8? Then take advantage of the live streaming options offered by the official website,, and Boxee.TV to enjoy live online viewing. There are no excuses for missing all the UFL has to offer, even if it means sneaking on a pair of headphones while sitting at your workstation. And now the enhanced streaming of UFL programming brings you the HDNet pregame show, the games themselves and the post game press conferences live on
************************************************* UFL FINDING MORE LOVE IN THE MEDIA

There is no doubt the United Football League is finding its niche in the world of American professional sports. The latest proof of this is a quote from Sports Illustrated senior writer and ‘Monday Morning Quarterback’ author Peter King about the league on an ESPN Radio show in Hartford: “I certainly hope that regardless of what happens either with the NFL next year, with the strike, with the lockout, with whatever you want to call it, I would love to see the UFL become a fixture,” said King.
DeDe DORSEY STAR OF YOUTUBE.COM/theUFL He’s had his every move followed by HBO’s Hard Knocks, starred in the 2009 UFL Championship Game, winning the MVP award as the Las Vegas Locos won the inaugural UFL crown and now Locos running back DeDe Dorsey has his own video journal on the UFL YouTube channel. Watch now as DeDe and the Locos travel to Omaha to take on the Nighthawks! Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part 5: ************************************************* UFL PLAYERS OF WEEK 7 Watch the UFL Week 7 recap and the plays that earned Player of the Week awards here: United Football League Players of Week 7 Offense – Lorenzo Booker, RB, Hartford Colonials Defense – Kevin Hobbs, CB, Las Vegas Locomotives Special Teams – Aaron Woods, RS, Sacramento Mountain Lions

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************************************************* 2010 UFL STANDINGS THROUGH WEEK 7 TEAM Las Vegas Locomotives Omaha Nighthawks Florida Tuskers Hartford Colonials Sacramento Mountain Lions W 5 3 2 2 2 L 1 2 3 4 4 PCT. .833 .600 .400 .333 .333 PF 136 86 114 135 101 PA 88 103 105 139 137 HOME 2-1 2-1 0-2 1-2 1-2 ROAD 3-0 1-1 2-1 1-2 1-2

UFL WEEK 8 SCHEDULE (All times local) Friday, Nov. 5 Omaha at Florida, 8 p.m. ET (HDNet) Pregame show airs at 7:30 p.m. ET Bye Week Hartford UFL WEEK 8 PREVIEWS Omaha Nighthawks (3-2) at Florida Tuskers (2-3) - Friday, November 5, 8 p.m. Eastern ALL-TIME SERIES: First-ever meeting. BROADCAST: HDNet - Kenny Rice (play-by-play), Paul Maguire (analyst), Ron Kruck and Paul Crane (sideline). NOTES: Omaha running back SHAUD WILLIAMS has led the Nighthawks in all-purpose yards in two of the last three games... Nighthawks defensive end KEVIN BASPED had a team-record 1.5 sacks in Week 7... Omaha punter JUSTIN BRANTLY averaged 44.9 yards on seven punts last week... The Nighthawks have a minus-17 point differential for the season despite a winning record... Florida running back DOMINIC RHODES has scored a league-high seven touchdowns this season, and at least one in every game in 2010... Tuskers cornerback SIMEON CASTILLE has two interceptions and five passes defensed in five games... Florida punter KEN PARRISH has had 11 punts downed inside the 20-yard line this season... The Tuskers are 0-2 at home this year after going 3-0 in home games in 2009. Sacramento Mountain Lions (2-4) at Las Vegas Locomotives (5-1) - Saturday, November 6, 8 p.m. Pacific ALL-TIME SERIES: Las Vegas 3, Sacramento 0. LAST MEETING: Las Vegas 26, Sacramento 3 (October 15, 2010). BROADCAST: Versus - Craig Minervini (play-by-play), Doug Flutie (analyst), Ryan Nece and Damon Hack (sideline). NOTES: Sacramento wide receiver JOE WEST caught four passes for 96 yards in Week 7... Mountain Lions safety ANDREW SENDEJO has an interception in back-to-back games... Sacramento punter TOM MALONE averaged 45.6 yards on five punts last week... The Mountain Saturday, Nov. 6 Sacramento at Las Vegas, 8 p.m. PT (Versus)

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Lions are 2-2 all-time against Florida and 2-2 all-time against New York/Hartford, but 0-4 against the rest of the UFL... Las Vegas wide receiver SAMIE PARKER caught five passes for 56 yards in Week 7... Locos linebacker TEDDY LEHMAN recorded seven total tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack last week... Las Vegas return specialist BRIAN HERNANDEZ had two kickoff returns for 53 yards and three punt returns for 28 yards in Week 7... The Locos are the only UFL team to not give up at least 100 points to date in 2010. *************************************************
United Football League Team Public Relations Contacts: Florida Tuskers Public Relations Director Dan Pearson Cell: 407-791-4663 Harford Colonials Public Relations Director David Heuschkel Cell: 860-951-1245 Las Vegas Locos Public Relations Director Jeff Mackel Cell: 702-503-4832 Omaha Nighthawks Public Relations Director Kat Welch Cell: 215-350-0228 Sacramento Mountain Lions Public Relations Director Russ Edmondson Cell: 530-219-5289

About The United Football League: The UFL provides high-quality professional football during a traditional fall season while embracing innovation and fan interaction. The UFL serves its local communities with pride and dedication, and aims to provide every fan with an exciting and memorable game experience. The inaugural 2009 champion Las Vegas Locos will battle the Florida Tuskers, Hartford Colonials, Omaha Nighthawks and Sacramento Mountain Lions for the William Hambrecht Trophy in 2010. All games will be shown live on Versus, HDNet and the New England Sports Network. The UFL is led by Commissioner Michael Huyghue and is funded by a consortium of private investors. For season tickets, more information and to interact with passionate football fans, please visit

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