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AFL Press Release

AFL to Debut on ESPN3

Friday March 14, 2014

CHICAGO – Arena Football fans will once again be able to watch AFL games in 2014, as more than 85 games will be carried live on ESPN3 at no additional cost to fans who receive their Internet or video subscription from an affiliated provider.

Fans can also navigate to ArenaFootball.com to watch games on the AFL Live video player. The only contests that will not be streamed are the games being televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network, ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNEWS.

All games carried on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ESPN3 are accessible via WatchESPN on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox, Apple TV and Roku. ESPN3 is also available at no cost to U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel on computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.

Six Week 1 games will be delivered on ESPN3, including:

To start watching:

  1. Download the WatchESPN app here:
  • App Store
  • Google Play Store
  • Roku Channel Store
  • Amazon App Store
  • XBox One
  • XBox 360
  • or visit WatchESPN.com. The WatchESPN app is also available on Apple TV.
  1. Select your TV provider when prompted.
  2. Enter your TV subscription username and password.


About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire 2014 season. The AFL schedule culminates with ArenaBowl XXVII Saturday, August 23, 2014 on ESPN.