/// CBS Sports Network Inks UFL Deal

July 27, 2012  |  Media Week

Seemingly on its last legs a year ago, the upstart United Football League has secured a much-needed national TV deal with CBS Sports Network. Beginning Sept. 19, the cable network will air two UFL games per week (Wednesday and Friday nights) for the duration of the league’s eight-week season. The UFL last year lost its national broadcast platforms, as NBCUniversal’s Versus (now the NBC Sport Network) and Mark Cuban’s HD Net (now AXS TV) stopped carrying the games before the season began. A handful of games were offered in local markets via Comcast SportsNet. Versus and HDNet had offered live coverage of UFL games during the league’s first two seasons (2009 and 2010).

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