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  1. End of an Era

    espnW

    On Saturday, David Stern retired as NBA commissioner after 30 years on the job. His reign, which spanned four decades, marks the longest tenure for any commissioner in American professional sports history. The 71-year-old is widely credited for incre...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  2. WNBA - NBA commissioner David Stern changed women's basketball

    Mechelle Voepel

    The NBA and basketball worldwide grew an amazing amount under David Stern's stewardship. But in founding the WNBA in June 1997, Stern helped change women's basketball and the very landscape of women's athletics.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  3. David Stern leaves NBA legacy of diversity, giving

    Richard Lapchick

    From the start, David Stern worked to bring diversity to the NBA and established a legacy of giving to the community while expanding global outreach, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  4. David Stern, Adam Silver discuss future of NBA

    In what is expected to be his final news conference as NBA commissioner, David Stern expressed few regrets about a career that has seen the league grow from 24 employees to 1,200 stationed across the world.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  5. espnW -- Reaction to premiere of Nine for IX film 'Pat XO'

    espnW.com

    Here is some reaction to Tuesday night's premiere of "Pat XO" The documentary film, directed by Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters and produced by Robin Roberts, is part of ESPN Films and espnW's Nine for IX series.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  6. espnW -- Key moment from Nine for IX film Pat XO

    espnW.com

    We look at one pivotal scene from the Nine for IX film, "Pat XO," a moment when Pat Summitt must come to terms with a life-altering decision.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  7. David Stern says he is leaving NBA in good shape

    Commissioner David Stern believes he is leaving the NBA in great shape and in great hands in looking back on his nearly 30-year tenure as the league's boss.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  8. Nine for IX -- Film summary and director for 'Pat XO'

    ESPN Films

    This raw, authentic portrait of legendary coach Pat Summitt takes the camera from the filmmaker's hands and places it into those who know her best. If it's possible to do justice to Summitt, "Pat XO" does it.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  9. David Stern to retire as NBA commissioner in 2014

    Brian Windhorst

    NBA commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league, and will be replaced by deputy cCommissioner Adam Silver.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  10. WNBA -- Bill Laimbeer, David Stern make mark on WNBA

    Mechelle Voepel

    Although David Stern and Bill Laimbeer are known for so much more than their WNBA ties, their contributions to women's basketball have been quite significant.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  11. Fever-Liberty Preview

    Fever-Liberty Preview

    Preview | August 29, 2012
  12. 2012 Olympics -- Will U.S. women's success in London be springboa...

    Jackie MacMullan

    The London Olympics were a benchmark for women, especially U.S. women. But what does that mean beyond the Games? For two team sports, the hope and expectation is their accomplishments in London will be a springboard to something more.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  13. Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert should continue with his on...

    Jerry Greene

    "Sunday Brunch" examines the NBA and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2011
  14. Former WNBA president Val Ackerman headlines Women's Basketball H...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Former WNBA president Val Ackerman, who was so crucial to the development of the league, is among six who will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame this Friday and Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011
  15. Women in the Pros -- Can a woman shoot for the NBA?

    Michelle Smith

    NBA commissioner David Stern is optimistic about the possibility of a woman in his league, but many coaches and players are skeptical, citing disparity in size and strength between the sexes.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  16. Laurel Richie ready, calls WNBA presidency a 'dream job'

    Laurel Richie acknowledged she doesn't know a lot about the WNBA's history. Still, days after being hired as the WNBA's third president, she called it a 'dream job.'

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011