Nike and Michael Jordan release portrait series spotlighting WNBA players

Jacqui Palumbo, CNN Style, June 22, 2021

Last summer, during an unprecedented sports season that left many stadiums empty during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, public interest in WNBA (the women's national basketball league) appeared to be on the rise. Ratings for the WNBA finals were up 15% during a year when sports viewership tanked across the board, according to Sports Media Watch.