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Stadium to re-air US lacrosse league finals

Multi-platform sports network Stadium will re-air the currently ongoing National Lacrosse League Finals in the US in a deal agreed with the league and its media partner Bleacher Report Live.

The live broadcasts of all matches will continue to air exclusively on Bleacher Report Live in both the United States and Canada.

Stadium will re-air the games as follows:
· Game 1: Premiere at 8:00 pm ET on Tuesday, May 21; repeat at 1:30 pm ET on Saturday, May 25
· Game 2: Premiere at 8:00 pm ET on Tuesday, May 28; repeat at 2:30 pm ET on Saturday, June 1
· Game 3 (if necessary): Premiere at 8:00 pm ET on Tuesday, June 4; repeat at 1:30 pm ET on Saturday, June 8

The NLL Finals are being contested between the Buffalo Bandits and the Calgary Roughnecks. Calgary currently holds a 1-0 series lead.

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