The NLL has announced that seven games will air on Universal Sports Network over the remainder of the 2014 regular season.
The National Lacrosse League announced that Universal Sports Network will broadcast seven NLL games over the remainder of the 2014 regular season. The NLL “Game of the Week” will be showcased live on UniversalSports.com in addition to airing on Universal Sports Network later in the week.
"We are proud to be partnering with Universal Sports Network to showcase the NLL to even more fans," said George Daniel, NLL Commissioner.
“Universal Sports Network recognizes the growth and popularity of lacrosse in the U.S.,” said Robert James, Universal Sports’ Senior Vice President of Content and Communications. “Our new partnership with the NLL will tap into their incredible fan base and bring the sport to a wider audience.”
Five NLL games will air live exclusively on UniversalSports.com, starting with the Buffalo Bandits at Vancouver Stealth on Saturday, March 29 at 10 p.m. ET.
UniversalSports.com games are available to Universal Sports Network subscribers in the United States in addition to being open to all Canadian viewers. All seven NLL games air on delay on Universal Sports Network (schedule subject to change).
Saturday, March 15
Colorado Mammoth at Buffalo Bandits
Universal Sports Network on Thursday, March 20 at 5 p.m. ET
Saturday, March 22
Toronto Rock at Philadelphia Wings
Universal Sports Network on Thursday, March 27 at 4 p.m. ET
Saturday, March 29
Buffalo Bandits at Vancouver Stealth live on UniversalSports.com at 10 p.m. ET
Universal Sports Network on Thursday, April 3 at 5 p.m. ET
Friday, April 4
Rochester Knighthawks at Minnesota Swarm live on UniversalSports.com at 8:30 p.m. ET
Universal Sports Network on Thursday, April 10 at 5 p.m. ET
Saturday, April 12
Buffalo Bandits at Minnesota Swarm live on UniversalSports.com at 8 p.m. ET
Universal Sports Network on Thursday, April 17 at 5 p.m. ET
Saturday, April 19
Philadelphia Wings at Vancouver Stealth live on UniversalSports.com at 10 p.m. ET
Universal Sports Network on Thursday, April 24 at 5 p.m. ET
Saturday, April 26
Colorado Mammoth at Philadelphia Wings live on UniversalSports.com at 7:30 p.m. ET
Universal Sports Network on Thursday, May 1 at 5 p.m. ET
Universal Sports Network is now available on Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism, satellite providers DIRECTV and DISH and numerous regional cable and IPTV operators in markets across the country. To find where Universal Sports is available, please visit their channel finder at UniversalSports.com.
About Universal Sports Network
Universal Sports, a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, LP, is the premier multi-platform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming in the United States. Offering more than 1,200 hours of original programming each year, Universal Sports has exclusive rights to world and national championship events in a wide array of sports, including swimming, track and field, gymnastics, cycling, skiing, figure skating and rugby. Whether on television, online, or on the go with mobile and tablet applications, Universal Sports offers a four-screen experience to fans of global sports every day of the year. For more information, please visit UniversalSports.com.
About National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America's professional indoor lacrosse league featuring the best players in the world. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for professional indoor sports worldwide behind only the NHL & NBA. The league is comprised of nine franchises: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Edmonton Rush, Minnesota Swarm, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The 2014 NLL regular season is underway.