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USFL ANNOUNCES GAME ASSIGNMENTS FOR WEEK 6

The new United States Football League (USFL) today announced the dates, start times (ET), location, and telecast schedule for its Week 6 games:

WEEK 6 (May 21-22 at Protective Stadium)

Tampa Bay Bandits at Philadelphia Stars (Saturday, May 21 at 1:00 PM ET on NBC)

Michigan Panthers at Birmingham Stallions (Saturday, May 21 at 7:30 PM ET on NBC)

Pittsburgh Maulers at New Orleans Breakers (Sunday, May 22 at 12:00 PM ET on FS1)

Houston Gamblers at New Jersey Generals (Sunday, May 22 at 4:00 PM ET on FOX)

The USFL also announced venues for the rest of the regular-season, to include Week 8 and Week 10 being played at historic Legion Field in Birmingham.

All tickets will be “single day,” which allows entry/re-entry to all USFL games played in Birmingham on any one date. Adult general admission tickets are $10, and each adult can receive up to three free single-day tickets for children. General admission, premium, and reserved tickets are now available for purchase at theUSFL.com.

Typically, the League will announce specific game assignments no later than the Monday two weeks prior (e.g., Week 7 specifics are expected to be announced on Monday, May 16). All regular-season team versus team matchups in Birmingham are included in the attached USFL 2022 Regular-Season Schedule.

About the USFL

The United States Football League (USFL) is a new, independent football league that is not affiliated with the defunct 1980s league or its owners. The inaugural USFL season kicked off April 16 with eight teams split into two divisions: the Birmingham Stallions, Houston Gamblers, New Orleans Breakers, and Tampa Bay Bandits in the South Division; and the Michigan Panthers, Pittsburgh Maulers, New Jersey Generals, and Philadelphia Stars in the North Division. Each team will play a 10-game regular-season in Birmingham. Playoff semifinals begin in Canton on June 25 between the top two teams in each division and a championship game on July 3 between division winners. Each USFL team carries a 38-man active roster plus a seven-man practice squad. Players receive base compensation and are eligible for victory bonuses. NBC Sports and FOX Sports are the League’s official media partners and will present all 43 regular- and postseason games on FOX, FS1, NBC, USA, or Peacock networks. Brian Woods is President of Football Operations, and former Dallas Cowboys standout and long-time NFL on FOX game analystDaryl Johnston is Executive Vice President of Football Operations. Former NFL Vice President of Officiating and FOX Sports’ NFL and college football rules analyst Mike Pereira is Head of Officiating, and FOX Sports’ Edward Hartman is Executive Vice President of Business Operations. For more information, visit theUSFL.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

SOURCE: Darryn James – USFL

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