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AFL Press Release

Arena Football League, Krossover Launch Partnership

Tuesday March 18, 2014

 CHICAGO – The Arena Football League and Krossover, a leading sports film analysis and statistics company, today announced a new partnership to support the AFL’s video analysis capabilities. The partnership will allow AFL teams to use Krossover Intelligence during the 2014 AFL regular and postseason to breakdown and share game film, extract valuable insight into player performance and track opponent tendencies.

“The Krossover partnership offers us an extensive upgrade of our video capabilities,” said Joe Kleinsmith, AFL Senior Director of Football Operations. “Their platform will benefit our front office, coaches, and officials immensely.”

Krossover evaluates performance factors such as time of possession, game, player and team efficiency ratings and much more, for more than 2,000 high school, college and professional sports teams worldwide. Its game film analysis offers users in-depth statistical breakdowns, while Krossover’s cloud-based platform enables teams to access game clips and data from anywhere, share content with players and sort film by a variety of specific and unique categories.

“We’re excited to enter into a partnership with the AFL and its teams this season,” said Eric Perugini, Vice President of Krossover. “The AFL partnership represents a fundamental interest by the League to provide each team a robust platform to share and analyze video, create content and evaluate players.”

The partnership launch will coincide with the 2014 AFL regular season kick-off on March 14, 2014, and continue throughout the postseason.

About Krossover
Krossover provides sophisticated data analytics technology to the sports world. With an intuitive online platform, easily accessible by thousands of high school, college and professional programs, Krossover enables coaches to easily use video to improve the success of their athletic programs by eliminating the time and financial impediments to managing their filmed content. With an estimated 95% of high school and college athletic programs now recording game video, Krossover is accelerating the use of indexed, on-demand video content and advanced analytics by programs of all sizes.

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.