April 22 (UPI) -- The Women's National Basketball Association and CBS announced Monday a multi-year partnership in which CBS Sports Network will televise live games this season.
"Through our partnership with CBS Sports Network, the WNBA is joining an elite lineup of premium sports programming," Silver said.
"We are truly excited to partner with the WNBA, bringing the country's premier women's sports league to CBS Sports Network. This partnership is one of the biggest and most impactful women's sports programming arrangements ever at CBS Sports, offering national exposure of 40 games per year," CBS Chairmman Sean McManus said.
The WNBA is entering its 23rd season.