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  1. 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
  2. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Joe Steranka on golf in her late...

    Val Ackerman

    What is the state of women's golf? What does its in inclusion in the Olympics mean? Val Ackerman talks to recent CEO of PGA of America Joe Steranka about this and more in her latest Man Up column.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  3. Sources: Val Ackerman emerges as front-runner for Big East commis...

    Andy Katz

    Former WNBA president Val Ackerman has emerged as the front-runner for the new Big East commissioner's job, multiple league and industry sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  4. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany ...

    Val Ackerman

    Jim Delany has led the Big Ten since 1989 and upped the conference's women's sports participation numbers. Val Ackerman picks his brain in her latest edition of Man Up.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  5. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Warriors president Rick Welts in...

    Val Ackerman

    In the first edition of Man Up, Val Ackerman talks with Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts about the marketing and future of women's sports, and why its differences from men should be appreciated.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  6. espnW -- Val Ackerman tries to find male perspective on women's s...

    Val Ackerman

    In her new column for espnW.com, Val Ackerman will talk with prominent male executives to get their ideas about where women's sports are headed.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  7. 2012 Olympics -- U.S. women's basketball team living the dream

    Val Ackerman

    On the 20th anniversary of the Dream Team, it's the U.S. women who have their sights set on a fifth straight basketball gold medal and 40 straight Olympic victories.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  8. Kim Ng makes mark on 'sport side' of baseball

    Val Ackerman

    Success on the "sport side" of a major men's league is what distinguishes Kim Ng. Val Ackerman hopes Ng gets another shot to run an MLB team.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2011
  9. Val Ackerman reflects on 15 years of the WNBA

    Val Ackerman

    Val Ackerman, the league's first president, reflects on the challenging inaugural season -- and on how much women's basketball has grown since then.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  10. 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
  11. Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts has a message: He's gay

    Suns president and CEO Rick Welts, in an effort to breach what he see as the tiptoed-around topic of homosexuality in men's sports, recently met with friends, associates and a reporter to reveal he is gay.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2011
  12. Bigwigs Meet to Fix Basketball

    Henry Abbott

    A bunch of movers and shakers, including Myles Brand, David Stern, Val Ackerman, Boo Williams, Jim Delany, Bob Bowlsby, C. M. Newton, Dave Gavitt, Paul Hewitt, Jim Boeheim, George Raveling, and Martyn Brewer were in Indianapolis yesterday talking abo...

    Blog | September 27, 2006
  13. A most Val-uable president

    Mechelle Voepel

    Sure, the WNBA had David Stern's backing. But Val Ackerman's commitment was just as crucial.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2004
  14. Ackerman will help lead search for replacement

    Val Ackerman, the WNBA's president since its inception in 1996, will step down, the Sports Business Daily reported Wednesday. ESPN.com has confirmed the report.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2004