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LA Kiss hires Bob McMillen as coach of AFL team

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new Arena Football League team named for the rock band Kiss has hired its coach.

Former AFL player and veteran coach Bob McMillen will oversee the expansion LA Kiss when it begins play next year in Anaheim.
McMillen retired as a player in 2007, finishing as the AFL’s second all-time leading rusher. He spent three years as coach of the league’s Chicago Rush. Earlier this year, McMillen was elected into the league’s hall of fame.

LA Kiss co-owners Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley helped announce McMillen’s hiring on Tuesday.

Simmons says McMillen shares the ownership’s philosophy of “go big or go home” in bringing “in-your-face football” to the region.

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