Athletes Unlimited announces broadcast partners, with 22 games on TV


As part of its inaugural lacrosse season, Athletes Unlimited announced today their main broadcast and streaming partners for the 30-game season. 

Taking place at Maureen Hendricks Field in Boyds, Maryland, the season will run from July 23 through August 22. 

Games will be broadcast and streamed across CBS Sports Network, FOX Sports, Facebook and YouTube. 

CBS Sports Network will air seven games, including each week’s matchup of the top two teams by draft order as well as the final game of the season on Championship Sunday, August 22. 

Of the games, 15 will be broadcast on FOX Sports, with 11 games being featured on FS1 and four games on FS2. Lastly, eight games will be live-streamed on AU’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

All games will be played on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday competition schedule. 

As part of their commitment to the growth of the league, Athletes Unlimited has assembled a Media Advisory Board composed of industry leaders and former players to offer strategic guidance and best practices.

Additionally, Athletes Unlimited announced its first College Draft, during which 13 graduating college seniors will be invited to join the league. Draftees will be unveiled Tuesday, June 8 at 12 p.m. ET during a video presentation on Facebook and YouTube.