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