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The pros, cons and unknowns of the new NWSL media rights deal

CBS, ESPN, Amazon and Scripps all part of four-year deal

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As the National Women’s Soccer League’s deal with CBS Sports comes to a close with Saturday’s NWSL championship, the next era of media rights for the league has taken shape. The NWSL announced on Thursday that CBS has been joined by ESPN, Amazon and Scripps in a four-year deal that will bring the league more visibility than ever.

Let’s take a look at some pros, cons and unknowns in the aftermath of the announcement.

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