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6abc to Broadcast ArenaBowl XXX Live

Monday August 14, 2017

Championship Game Will Also Be Broadcast Live on Twitter and 97.5 The Fanatic

PHILADELPHIA
– With the Soul’s 69-54 victory over the Baltimore Brigade on Saturday, the team will host ArenaBowl XXX on Saturday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. The game will be broadcast live on 6abc, Twitter and 97.5 The Fanatic.

Handling sideline reporting duties will be 6abc’s sports anchor, Jeff Skversky. Play-by-Play and Color analysts for the game will be announced at a later date.

“This broadcast lineup provides maximum coverage in Philadelphia for ArenaBowl XXX,” said Soul president John Adams. “6abc is the most watched network in Philadelphia, 97.5FM is a premier sports talk radio station in the market & Twitter will ensure the game is watched globally.”

For over half a century, 6abc has been broadcasting programs to viewers in the Delaware Valley, an area covering Southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and Southern New Jersey, currently representing over 8 million people.

“The Soul are a first-class organization and we are excited to have their biggest game showcased on our station, said 6abc president and general manager Bernie Prazenica.” “Anytime a Philadelphia sports team is playing for the championship, we know there will be lots of eyeballs watching.”

This is the third season 97.5 The Fanatic has broadcasted Soul games. The Fanatic is home to both professional and college sports, including the Philadelphia Flyers, 76ers and Temple football. Fanatic host Joe Tordy will handle play-by-play responsibilities while former Soul OL Jason Jones will provide color commentary.

The game will also be the featured live event on Twitter. The games will be available globally to logged-in and logged-out users on Twitter and connected devices. Fans can access the live stream via afl.twitter.com or on @AFLarenaball.

ABOUT PHILADELPHIA SOUL

The 2016 World Champion Philadelphia Soul are in their 12th season in the Arena Football League. In the first 11 seasons, the Soul have won four Division Championships, four Conference Championships and two World Championships. Since the inaugural season in 2004, the Soul are the winningest professional sports team in Philadelphia. Season memberships and Group tickets for the Soul’s upcoming 2017 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a Soul representative by filling out the form on www.philadelphiasoul.com. Follow the Soul on Facebook at facebook.com/soul and Twitter at twitter.com/soulfootball.