AFL Announces 2013 CBS Sports Network Schedule
January 3, 2013 - Arena Football League (AFL) News Release
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 .
DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
March 23 Philadelphia Soul at Arizona Rattlers 8:00 p.m.
March 30 Iowa Barnstormers at New Orleans VooDoo 7:00 p.m.
April 6 San Jose SaberCats at Arizona Rattlers 8:30 p.m.
April 13 Philadelphia Soul at Iowa Barnstormers 7:00 p.m.
April 20 Chicago Rush at Utah Blaze 10:00 p.m.
April 27 Tampa Bay Storm at Spokane Shock 10:00 p.m.
May 4 Philadelphia Soul at Chicago Rush 9:00 p.m.
May 11 Jacksonville Sharks at San Antonio Talons 9:30 p.m.
May 18 Orlando Predators at Philadelphia Soul 7:00 p.m.
May 25 Chicago Rush at New Orleans VooDoo 9:00 p.m.
June 1 San Jose SaberCats at Spokane Shock 10:00 p.m.
June 8 Orlando Predators at Tampa Bay Storm 7:30 p.m.
June 15 Jacksonville Sharks at Utah Blaze 9:00 p.m.
June 22 Arizona Rattlers at San Jose SaberCats 10:30 p.m.
June 29 Orlando Predators at Jacksonville Sharks 7:00 p.m.
July 6 Arizona Rattlers at Orlando Predators 7:30 p.m.
July 13 San Jose SaberCats at Pittsburgh Power 7:00 p.m.
July 20 Orlando Predators at Cleveland Gladiators 7:00 p.m.
July 27 Philadelphia Soul at San Antonio Talons 9:00 p.m.
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