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Stadium Showdown in San Diego, NLL Watch Party Alternate Broadcast Bring NLL Front and Center
Outdoor Game in San Diego Saturday, ESPN+ and TSN+ Dedicated Alternate Broadcast Monday Latest Examples of NLL Innovation in Sports, Media Landscape
The "Stadium Showdown" (Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT) between the host Seals and Las Vegas Desert Dogs, is the largest production in NLL history, with 13 cameras including Spider Cam, four participants and an official mic'ed up and 11,000+ seats up for grabs. Seals defender Cam Holding (Whitby, Ont.) is credited with coming up with the idea for the game, in which a box lacrosse configuration will be set up on the outdoor playing surface. The celebration of the indoor game, played outdoors, can be seen live on ESPN+, TSN+, FOX5 in San Diego, KVMY Ch. 21 in Las Vegas, and on same-day rebroadcast on ESPNU at 11 p.m. ET.
The firsts continue on Monday night as ESPN+ and TSN+ will simulcast "NLL Watch Party" beginning at 7 p.m. ET Monday in addition to the regular broadcast when the Toronto Rock visit the Philadelphia Wings. The #NLLWatchParty will feature NLL broadcasters Pat Gregoire and Teddy Jenner with a series of guests including Jack Hannah (Milford, Ohio) of the Desert Dogs and Kevin Crowley (New Westminster, B.C.) of the Seals, fresh off their Stadium Showdown experience, breaking down the live contest, discussing their own careers and their teams' prospects for the rest of the season as well as the NLL and lacrosse in general.
The two games are part of a week that also features the Bandits vs. Thunderbirds standalone NLL Game of the Week on TSN on Friday (6:30 p.m. ET / 7:30 p.m. AT, also ESPN+) and potentially a deep playoff preview with two of the NLL's 8-2 squads in Rochester and Toronto squaring off in Hamilton (Saturday, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN+, TSN+).
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America's premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada.
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