Baltimore's new Arena Football League team to be called the Brigade

Posted at 11:06 AM, Jan 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-26 06:43:55-05

Baltimore's new Arena Football League will be named the Brigade.

An official announcement of the team's name, logo and colors is expected Wednesday morning. 

The league was announced last year, and will begin playing at Royal Farms Arena in the spring. 

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The Arena Football League has been around since 1987 and ended its 29th season this year with 20 million fans in the U.S.

The team kicks off its season in Washington, D.C. on April 7, playing the Washington Valor. The Brigade is set to play their first home game against the Tampa Bay Storm at Royal Farms Arena on May 7 at 1 p.m.

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