03/29/2013 8:00 AM
PITTSBURGH, PA - The 2012 South Division Champion Jacksonville Sharks (1-0) square off against the Pittsburgh Power (0-1) in Week 2 of the 2013 Arena Football League season on Friday, March 29. Kickoff from CONSOL Energy Center is set for 7:00 p.m.
The Sharks enter this week's game with a 2-0 all-time record against Pittsburgh, defeating the Power once in each of the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In the teams' last meeting, Jacksonville clinched its third straight South Division title with a 64-39 win over the Power in the final week of the 2012 regular season.
Please see below for details regarding the many methods that you may use to keep up with the game.
Saturday's game will air live throughout the Jacksonville area on This TV, a digital channel operated by WJXT. The game can be seen over-the-air on Channel 4.2 and on Comcast Channel 231. Unfortunately, This TV is not available for those with satellite providers. However, the game will be re-broadcast on WJXT Channel 4 at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30.
If you are unable to watch the game on TV, tonight's contest will also air live on AM 600 WBOB, with Zander Kean on play-by-play. You may listen to the broadcast by either tuning your radio to AM 600, or visiting www.wbobradio.com and clicking the "Listen Live" button at the top of the screen. Beginning tonight, fans may also participate in a 30-minute postgame call-in show on WBOB. Those who wish to comment on the game are asked to call in to 904-854-1320 shortly after the conclusion of the game.
"AFL Live" Webcast
Tonight's game will be broadcast on the "AFL Live" video player on the League website. To view the webcast, visit THIS LINK. If the game does not start playing immediately, look for "Jacksonville Sharks at Pittsburgh Power" under Live Events. The standard definition webcast (labeled LoDef) is available free of charge, while the high definition broadcast carries a small fee. For more information about how to sign up for HD webcasts, please click HERE.
If you cannot watch or listen to the game by any of the above methods, you may keep track of all the action via live stats on the AFL website. To access stats for tonight's game, visit the front page of arenafootball.com. At the top of the screen, just to the right of the league logo, you should see a menu that lists tonight's games. Once you've found the listing for "Jacksonville Sharks", click the "Gametracker" button to launch the live stats window.
Social Media Updates
Finally, keep up with the Sharks all throughout the game on our social media platforms. Be sure to visit our Facebook page or follow us on twitter @jaxsharks to stay up on what's happening up in Pittsburgh!
About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and back-to-back-to-back South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2013 season are now available, two tickets as low as $185. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.
About the AFL
Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased its fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. CBS Sports Network will broadcast an AFL National Game of the Week on Saturday nights for the entire regular season and postseason through the semifinal round. The ArenaBowl XXVI Championship Game will air on the CBS Television Network on August 17, 2013.