03/15/2014 10:22 AM -

ORLANDO - The four-time South Division Champion Jacksonville Sharks (0-0) will kick off the 2014 regular season on Sunday, March 16, taking on the Orlando Predators (0-0). Kickoff from CFE Arena is set for 4:00 p.m. ET.

The Sharks have enjoyed tremendous success against the Predators in the past, holding a 7-1 all-time record against this divisional rival in the regular season. Jacksonville has swept three consecutive season series against the Predators, taking the most recent matchup by a 62-55 count on Sea Best Field in Week 15 of the 2013 season.

This is the first of three matchups between the Sharks and Predators in 2014. Orlando will make its way to the Shark Tank on May 17 before the Sharks head back down for another road contest against the Predators on June 12.

Please see below for details regarding the many methods that you may use to keep up with the game. Note that tonight's game will not be broadcast on television in the Jacksonville area.

Radio Broadcast

Heading into the 2014 season, the Sharks have continued the team's partnership with AM 600 WBOB. The second year of the partnership kicks off on Sunday, with Steve Berrey on play-by-play. You may listen to the broadcast by either tuning your radio to AM 600, or visiting and clicking the "Listen Live" button at the top of the screen.

ESPN3 Webcast

Sunday's game marks the Sharks' first-ever appearance on ESPN3. Fans wishing to watch Sunday's game online may do so by either visiting or accessing the game via the WatchESPN app for mobile devices. For a direct link to today's webcast, CLICK HERE. For more information about the AFL's partnership with ESPN3, as well as how to access the service, please visit

Live Stats

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 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 in Orlando!

Up Next

After Sunday's game, the Sharks will enter the first of this season's two bye weeks. The team is back in action on Saturday, March 29, when the Sharks host the San Antonio Talons in the 2014 home opener. Kickoff on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena is set for 7:00 p.m. Tickets to this game and all Sharks home games may be purchased by contacting the Sharks Ticket Office at (904) 621-0700 during normal business hours.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time 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 2014 season are now available, two tickets for as low as $185. To purchase your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at

About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire season. The AFL schedule then culminates with the ArenaBowl Championship game live on ESPN.