AFL Announces 2013 CBS Sports Network Schedule The Arizona Rattlers and Philadelphia Soul meet in an ArenaBowl XXV rematch to kick off the AFL National Game of the Week on CBS Sports Network.
Jan. 4, 2013
CHICAGO - CBS Sports Network's first season of Arena Football League coverage includes a slate of 19 regular season games, highlighted by four contests featuring the defending ArenaBowl Champion Arizona Rattlers, the Arena Football League announced today.
The complete "NET10 Wireless Arena Football Saturday" schedule features at least one home game for every AFL team over the 19-week regular season, beginning with the Rattlers hosting the Philadelphia Soul in a rematch of ArenaBowl XXV on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
CBS Sports Network will also televise postseason matchups through the semifinal round. The CBS Television Network will air ArenaBowl XXVI on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. ET. The 2013 season is CBS Sports Network's first as the national television partner of the AFL. CBS Sports Network is available across the country to more than 99 million households through local cable, video and telco providers, and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.