CBS Sports Network will broadcast 40 WNBA games beginning next month when the season opens. The Minnesota Lynx vs. the Chicago Sky on May 25 will be the first game on the CBS Sports Network.
The multiyear deal between CBS and the Professional Bull Riders calls for airing 14 bull riding events a year on the regular broadcast network, as well as another 36 on the CBS Sports Network. The PBR will get its most time ever on national TV under the agreement.
The three-year deal includes retransmission consent for CBS Owned Stations on Verizon FiOS TV as well as increased carriage of CBS Sports Network.
The multiyear deal means men’s and women’s college basketball, plus football and lacrosse, will be broadcast on the CBS Sports Network.