Gladiators to Host First Round Playoff Game on CBS
The East Division champion Cleveland Gladiators will host their AFL Quarterfinal playoff game at 7:00 p.m. ET Saturday, August 2 on CBS Sports Network, the League office announced today.
The East Division champion
Cleveland Gladiators will host their AFL Quarterfinal playoff game at 7:00 p.m.
ET Saturday, August 2 on CBS Sports Network, the League office announced today.
Cleveland clinched the No.
1 seed in the American Conference with a 50-47 overtime win over the San
Antonio Talons last week and will host the winner of the final wildcard spot in
the Conference – a spot that is still up for grabs among the Orlando Predators,
Tampa Bay Storm and Philadelphia Soul heading into Week 19.
In addition to the
Gladiators' "NET10 Wireless Arena Football Saturday" Quarterfinal matchup on
CBS Sports Network, both Conference Championship games will be televised, with
one airing on CBS Sports Network and the other on ESPN2. ArenaBowl XXVII will
be broadcast at 8:00 p.m. ET Saturday, August 23 on ESPN.
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
2014 season. The AFL schedule culminates with ArenaBowl XXVII Saturday, August
23, 2014 on ESPN.