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AFL, ESPN TO FLEX WEEK 13 MATCHUP

05/28/2014 6:38 PM -

CHICAGO – The Arena Football League and ESPN have announced that the Week 13 “NET10 Wireless AFL on ESPN” matchup will now feature the Spokane Shock at Jacksonville Sharks on ESPNEWS. Kickoff is set for 3:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 7. ESPNEWS was originally set to air the Philadelphia Soul at Tampa Bay Storm contest, which will now air on ESPN3 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

With this change, the Sharks will now be featured on national television a total of five times during the 2014 regular season. Each of the Sharks' next three home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena will be broadcast to a national television audience.

The Sharks have already made two appearances on national television (Week 8 vs. Arizona, Week 11 at Tampa Bay), and will also be showcased against the Pittsburgh Power on Saturday, June 28 (CBS Sports Network) and against the New Orleans VooDoo on Monday, July 14 (ESPN2).


About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2014 season are now available, two tickets for as low as $105. To purchase your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.



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 season. The AFL schedule then culminates with the ArenaBowl Championship game live on ESPN.