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12.20.2018

CBS SPORTS AND THE ALLIANCE OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL REVEAL ANNOUNCE TEAMS FOR INAUGURAL SEASON

 

December 20, 2018

CBS SPORTS AND THE ALLIANCE OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL
REVEAL ANNOUNCE TEAMS FOR INAUGURAL SEASON

The Alliance Debuts in Primetime on CBS Television Network on Saturday, Feb. 9

CBS Sports Network’s Alliance Game of the Week Slotted for 4:00 PM, ET Begins its 11-Week Run on Sunday, Feb. 10

CBS Sports and The Alliance of American Football revealed the announce teams for the inaugural 2019 season, highlighted by CBS Sports’ deep roster of play-by-play announcers, analysts and reporters.‚Äč

The Alliance officially debuts on CBS Television Network on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8:30 PM, ET, with regional coverage featuring the San Antonio Commanders hosting the San Diego Fleet and the Atlanta Legends visiting the Orlando Apollos.

Spero Dedes, Trent Green and Tiki Barber, along with reporter Jamie Erdahl, call the action for the San Antonio-San Diego game from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Andrew Catalon and Gary Danielson will announce from UCF’s Spectrum Stadium in Orlando, Fla. with Melanie Collins reporting from the field for the Atlanta-Orlando match-up.

On Sunday, Feb. 10, CBS Sports Network begins its 11-week run televising The Alliance’s best matchup each week on Sundays at 4:00 PM, ET. Ben Holden, Adam Archuleta and John Schriffen serve as the announce team for all games airing on CBS Sports Network.

On opening night, CBS will broadcast a pregame show live from inside the Alamodome, introducing the rules, faces and tenor of the new league. Coverage begins at 8:00 PM, ET on Feb. 9.

           
The Alliance season concludes on CBS Television Network on Saturday, April 27 (8:00 PM, ET) with the Championship game from Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev. The broadcast team will be announced at a later date.

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