WNBA Commissioner, Cathy Engelbert, wants to add two teams to the league. This comes with the hope that there will be more opportunities created for players across the league and those coming up from the draft pick. With the viewership of college and professional women’s basketball increasing every season, many are optimistic expansion teams will provide a necessary positive step forward for the league. Before … Continue reading WNBA eyes expansion teams to rectify roster cuts
The New York Liberty is facing a fine of $500,000 for a violation of WNBA league rules. New York Liberty team owners, Joe Tsai and Clara Tsai purchased chartered flights for away games during the second half of the WNBA season. Throughout the WNBA, chartering flights is typically not allowed due to it potentially giving one team an advantage if the other team owners can … Continue reading NY Liberty Fined for Taking Chartered Flights
Women’s sports have constantly struggled to gain coverage on national television. This is an issue that extends across all women’s sports. The men’s teams are simply seen as “more valuable” on a given platform such as ESPN. Therefore, they are given the appropriate amount of airtime for people to become fans and invest in the team they are watching. A study conducted by USC and … Continue reading WNBA viewership increases, but does its coverage?