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Twitter strikes deal to live stream Pac-12 sports

Twitter strikes deal to live stream Pac-12 sports

Pac-12 Networks announced Thursday it has reached an agreement with Twitter Inc. to make the social media hub the leading partner for Pac-12 Plus, a broadband network that will will live stream events from UCLA, USC and the other 10 schools in the conference.

At least 150 games are to be streamed live to fans over Twitter during the 2016-17 academic year.

The deal covers school-produced Olympic sporting events such as soccer, baseball, volleyball, gymnastics, swimming and diving. Such sports usually don't bring in the same level of revenue for a school as football or men’s basketball.

Games will still be...

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