Los Angeles Kiss - Failure Museum

Los Angeles Kiss

Starting in 2013, the Los Angeles Kiss was an Arena Football League team owned by Kiss lead members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. The games were themed to echo a Kiss music concert: games opened with an electric guitar rendition of The Star-Spangl ...

Milwaukee Mustangs - Failure Museum

Milwaukee Mustangs

Milwaukee Mustangs was anArena Football League franchise from 1994-2001. The franchise started with a 0-12 campaign in 1994. Over the course of the eight-season span, Milwaukee only made the playoffs four times. The team never won its division, nev ...

Women's Professional Football League - Failure Museum

Women’s Professional Football League

The Women's Professional Football League was a women's professional American football league with 15 teams from 1999 until it's demise in 2007.  The league operated in the fall and competed for fan's attention with the NFL.

Los Angeles Buccaneers - Failure Museum

Los Angeles Buccaneers

The Los Angeles Buccaneers were a traveling team in the NFL during the 1926 season, ostensibly representing the city of Los Angeles. However, the team never actually played a league game in Los Angeles. It was operated out of Chicago with players f ...

Boston Yankees - Failure Museum

Boston Yankees

The Boston Yankees were an NFL team who played from 1944-1948. The team played its home games at Fenway Park. Team owner Ted Collins picked the name Yankees because he originally wanted to run a team that played at New York City's old Yankee Stadi ...

Tampa Bay Bucs 1976 - Failure Museum

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1976

In 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the NFL's first winless team once the season expanded to 14+ games with an 0-14 record. Detroit was 0-16 in 2008, while the Cleveland Browns were 0-16 in 2017.This was the Buccaneers’ first season; they did no ...

Sports Authority Field - Failure Museum

Sports Authority Field

Sports Authority signed a 25 year, $6 million per year naming rights deal with the Denver Broncos in 2011. The deal was forfeited when Sports Authority shut down in 2016. The current stadium name is Empower Field at Mile High. Sports Authority ...

Racine Legion - Failure Museum

Racine Legion

From 1922-1924, the Racine Legion was an NFL team in Racine, Wisconsin. Despite performing well, the team failed because of finances due to small home crowds. In it's inaugural season the team finished in 6th place in a league of 18 teams.

PSINet Stadium - Failure Museum

PSINet Stadium

In 1999, PSINet signed a naming rights agreement for the home of the Baltimore Ravens until it filed for bankruptcy in 2002. It's now called M&T Bank Stadium. PSINet, a telecommunications company, struggled with its debt load, an unfocused b ...

CMGI Field - Failure Museum

CMGI Field

In 2000, CMGI signed a 15 year, $114 million deal for the naming rights for the New England Patriots' stadium. CMGI, whose vastly depreciated Internet holdings made it a poster child for the failed dot.com era, transitioned it's naming rights to ...