(Lakewood Ranch, FL) Major League Football, Inc. (MLFB), a new, professional spring-football league scheduled to kick off in 2016, today announced a Two-Year Television contract with American Sports Network, a division of Sinclair Networks Group, which is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. The deal includes broadcasting all regular season and post-season games in both 2016 and 2017 for MLFB’s new professional spring football league.
The Two-Year broadcasting deal between ASN and MLFB includes broadcasting all 40 Regular Season games and all Post Season games for Major League Football in 2016. In year two, with the anticipated expansion teams growing from eight to twelve franchises, ASN and MLFB will provide football fans with the ability to view every single regular season and post season game on multiple television outlets and digital media platforms for the next two MLFB seasons.
“Since the onset of negotiations began with American Sports Network, we have strived to give fans of Major League Football the avenue to watch each of our games this season and in 2017,” said Rick Smith, Major League Football COO. “ASN with their affiliation and content distribution capabilities within Sinclair Broadcast Group and numerous cable and multiple satellite providers, will provide MLFB fans the ability to enjoy football broadcasts in the spring in the same manner as they do in the fall and winter months viewing professional football throughout the country.”
“We are excited to partner with this new venture that is the Major League Football League,” said Bill Lutzen, Vice President and General Manager of ASN. “With this partnership, we continue to enhance our product offering, and provide relevant, high quality live sports events for football fans throughout our Sinclair footprint. We look forward to working together with the MLFB to help promote and distribute their product in a high-quality manner.”
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