|By: Matthew Hester
Professional Indoor Football League
NASHVILLE, TN (March 4, 2014) – The Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL) is proud to announce that the 2014 PIFL Championship game on July 12th will be televised live on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and simulcast on ESPN 3.
Reaching over six million homes, CSS is an American regional sports network that is operated as a joint venture between cable television providers Comcast and Charter Communications with much of their programming consisting of college-based shows. CSS also broadcasts WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, South Atlantic League Minor League Baseball and previously broadcasted the Arena Football League’s Georgia Force, Orlando Predators, and Tampa Bay Storm as well as some CFL contests.
ESPN 3, formally ESPN 360, is an online streaming service provided by ESPN Inc. delivering live streams and replays of global sports events to sports fans all around the world.
“This is a marquee moment for every member of the Professional Indoor Football League,” says PIFL Executive Committee member Jeff Knight. “This is one of the ultimate stages to present the hard work our league has put in over the past three seasons as well as put our two best teams on the grand stage and not just present it to the rest of United States but the world.”
The PIFL season kicks off on Saturday March 29th when the expansion Nashville Venom pays a visit to the defending champion Alabama Hammers. The opening weekend of the season concludes on Sunday when the Richmond Raiders and expansion Trenton Freedom meet up for the first of three matchups and then the Harrisburg Stampede make their PIFL debuts when they play host to the Columbus Lions.
As teams begin to report to training camp be sure to stay tuned to www.proifl.com for more information.