Amazon Snags Partial WNBA Rights Amid Live Sports Push

The streamer has inked a multi-year deal with the league to run 16 regular season games, including the inaugural Commissioner’s Cup title matchup.

CBS Sports Network To Air WNBA Games

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.

WNBA To Stream 20 Games On Twitter

It’s the first women’s sport to be live-streamed on Twitter. The inaugural game will be the Dallas Wings against the Phoenix Mercury on May 14. The agreement also includes the WNBA joining Twitter’s Amplify program, which will include 40 highlight packages per week being featured across Twitter.

Ratings Increase For WNBA Playoffs

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA postseason drew its biggest television audience in seven years with a double-digit increase in ratings over last season. The Phoenix Mercury’s three-game sweep of the Chicago Sky, which was seen on ESPN and ABC, saw an increase of 150 percent in the ratings from the previous season. The decisive game between […]