The full 2016 National Pro GRID League season is now available for viewing on demand through Monumental Sports Network. GRID and the DC Brawlers join some of the Washington D.C. area’s top teams in this sports and entertainment network’s offerings. In addition, DC fans will be able to watch future Brawlers’ matches live on the network.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment, the majority owner of Monumental Sports Network, owns the NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals, WNBA’s Washington Mystics, AFL’s Washington Valor, as well as the Verizon Center. Monumental recently launched anywhere, anytime access to hundreds of live games and exclusive on-the-go original programming and fan events. The whole experience offers D.C. sports fans a community surrounding their favorite teams.
The DC Brawlers are two-time champions of the NPGL, the world's first professional co-ed team sports league. The team won the Pinnacle Trophy in the 2014 inaugural season, repeated in 2015 and is led by the league’s first MVP and first Coach of the Year. The Brawlers are one of four teams in the NPGL Eastern Conference and have dedicated fans all over the world. Now, Washington D.C. area fans of the NBA, NHL, WNBA and AFL can add exciting GRID racing to their must-watch lineup on Monumental.
For subscription plan details, visit https://www.monumentalsportsnetwork.com/npgl.
About Monumental Sports & Entertainment:
Monumental Sports & Entertainment, located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates four professional sports teams: the AFL’s Washington Valor, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals and WNBA’s Washington Mystics, and is co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid. The group also owns and operates Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., which is annually ranked as one of the top venues in the world by industry publications Billboard, Pollstar and Venues Today. MSE also manages Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University’s campus. The District of Columbia and Events DC are building a new sports and entertainment facility in Southeast D.C. on the St. Elizabeths East campus. The facility will feature a state-of-the art training facility for the Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics and will also include a 4,200-seat arena that will become the new home of the Washington Mystics. The facility is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018. MSE also owns and operates Monumental Sports Network, a digital platform that covers the region’s sports and entertainment news. Relaunched in 2016, the digital platform extends its coverage capabilities to mobile and OTT streaming devices on Android, iOS, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire and Roku. Visit MonumentalSportsNetwork.com for more information.
About Monumental Sports Network
Monumental Sports Network presented by Ticketmaster is the mid-Atlantic region's top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices. Monumental Sports Network is owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) and by NBC Sports Group. Monumental Sports Network serves as a digital platform for fans and customers in the D.C. region and around the world. MSE — Monumental Sports Network's parent company — is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports.
GRID is a sport featuring two teams racing head-to-head to complete a series of weightlifting, body-weight and other athletic elements. GRID teams must possess intense speed, explosive strength, deep strategy and precise teamwork to complete the races in the fastest possible time.
About the NPGL
The National Pro GRID League (NPGL) is the world’s first professional co-ed team sports league. Each two-hour match features two 14-person teams (7 women, 7 men) going head-to-head in 11 races. The NPGL teams: Los Angeles Reign, New York Rhinos, Boston Iron, DC Brawlers, Phoenix Rise, Miami Surge, San Francisco Fire and Baltimore Anthem. Follow National Pro GRID League on Facebook, @TheGridLeague on Twitter, @GridLeague on Instagram.
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