Today is the day you can begin to buy Albany Empire tickets for single games for the upcoming 2021 season at the Times Union Center. Another big step forward towards normalcy as sports fans and an even bigger step closer to the Empire returning to the field with QB Tommy Grady looking to win back-to-back titles for the Capital Region.
Just like every other team or sports league the Albany Empire has had its share of issues and even delays as it's prepared to return to play at the Times Union Center. A delayed start, limited capacity, and even the last-minute resignation of coach Rob Keefe have not stopped the Empire ownership's dedication to kick off in 2021. Just a day after the news of Coach Keefe stepping down the Empire has released the new uniforms for the return of the Empire.
In case you haven't heard, the Albany Empire arena football team will be competing in the Arena Bowl championship game! The game is this Sunday 8/11 at the TU. The block party starts at 3 and kickoff is at 8.
I love Albany. It's where I was born. It's where I have lived pretty much all my life, including now. But I have to admit it felt like Albany was sagging - losing to all of the major cities that comprise the Capital Region - and it was getting a little depressing...