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TSN2 Will Broadcast Arena Football League Games North of the Border

Tim Capper
Wednesday May 7, 2014


ArenaBowl returns to TSN family for first time since 2007.

Arena Football League fans in Canada were surprised to see the Week 8 Spokane Shock vs. Los Angeles KISS game being broadcast on TSN2 with no prior announcement. This was the first AFL broadcast on a TSN channel since 2007 when a 10-game slate was broadcast on the now discontinued TSN-Alternate channel.

I have had contact with TSN’s parent company, Bell Media, to inquire if there are any other games scheduled. Fortunately for fans, last week’s matchup will not be the only game broadcast for the remainder of the 2014 season.
 
TSN2 will be broadcasting five more games this season. The three regular season games will highlight the stretch run to the playoffs. There will be two playoff games shown as well, including ArenaBowl XXVII.
 
Arena Football League Broadcast Schedule on TSN2
 
(All times Eastern)
 
Monday, July 7 at 8:30 p.m. Pittsburgh Power vs. New Orleans VooDoo
Monday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. New Orleans VooDoo vs. Jacksonville Sharks
Monday, July 21 at 8:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Storm vs. Spokane Shock
Sunday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m. Conference Championship: Teams TBD
Sunday, August 24 at 12:00 p.m. ArenaBowl XXVII (Tape Delay)


 
Tim Capper has been a staff member of ArenaFan since 2000 and been the host of AFL Tonight since its inception in 2001. Tim being an avid arena football fan since 1987, has attended games in 15 different cities, including 10 ArenaBowls. He currently lives in Montreal, Canada with his wife Karen. You can follow Tim on Twitter at @reppact
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