• Arena Football, ESPN agree to multiyear deal

    by  • December 18, 2013 • Sports

    CHICAGO (AP) — ESPN and the Arena Football League have agreed to a multiyear deal beginning in 2014.

    The network will be granted rights to more than 10 regular-season and postseason games each year, including the ArenaBowl and one conference championship game.

    Also, 75 or more games will be available online on ESPN3.

    The relationship between the league and ESPN dates to 1987 when the network televised the first ArenaBowl live.