Arena Football League reaches broadcast deal with ESPN
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Arena Football League has reached an agreement with ESPN to broadcast its games for the rest of the season.
The remaining regular-season games will be made available on ESPN3 and ArenaBowl XXXII will be on ESPN2. ESPN3 is available via WatchESPN and the ESPN App.
The Arena Football League season began last week. Six teams will play 12 regular-season games over 13 weeks. The top four advance to the playoffs.
The AFL and @espn today announced a media rights deal for the 2019 season. All games will be streamed on ESPN3, and ArenaBowl XXXII will be televised on ESPN2!— Arena Football League (@OfficialAFL) May 3, 2019
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Commissioner Randall Boe said in a statement Friday he thinks the agreement with ESPN will help the league grow.