2007 ArenaCup televised nationally on the Comcast SportsNet family of networks

The 2007
ArenaCup, the championship game of arenafootball2 (af2), will be televised
nationally on the Comcast SportsNet family of networks for the second year in a
row. The ArenaCup will be played this Saturday, August 25 at 8:00 PM ET at the

Bossier City,
La. The American Conference Champion
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers (17-2) tackle the National Conference Champion
Tulsa Talons (17-2) for the honor of being called the 2007 af2 Champions.

very pleased to have our national championship game televised on Comcast
SportsNet’s family of networks,” said af2 President Jerry Kurz. “By
partnering with Comcast SportsNet we are able to reach key sports markets
across the country, spotlight the exciting sport of Arena Football, and
showcase the


City area. This gives our
many loyal fans across the country that may not be able to see the game in
person an opportunity to view the game from home.”

The game
will be shown on the following Comcast SportsNet channels, including live
broadcasts where indicated: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, Comcast SportsNet
Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet West (live),
SportsNet New York, FSN New England (live), CSS, and Comcast Local in Detroit
(live). Viewers should check local listings for broadcast times in their area.
The game is being produced by CSS.

Sheehey, Comcast SportsNet senior vice president of sports content, said,
“We are pleased to work with af2 to televise the 2007 ArenaCup as part of
our commitment to give our viewers an exciting lineup of diverse sporting

The league
is also working on securing additional live broadcast partners in
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and

home to the two competitors, as well as in other markets.

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