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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. Women's college basketball - NCAA regionals should remain on neut...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The NCAA is allowing schools to host the regionals on their home court for the first time in nearly a decade -- a change not everyone agrees with.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  3. Women's college basketball - NCAA summit makes recommendation for...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The top coaches and NCAA officials in women's hoops met Monday to discuss how to grow the game, including a majority vote that the Women's Final Four should return to a Friday-Sunday format and that the top 16 seeds should once again host the early rounds of the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  4. Women's college basketball - NCAA to host summit on Val Ackerman'...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Val Ackerman, NCAA officials and college administrators and coaches, including Geno Auriemma and Muffet McGraw, will meet Monday to discuss what changes might be made to increase interest and attendance for women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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