Jan. 21, 2023

Val Ackerman on the birth of the WNBA

Val Ackerman on the birth of the WNBA

Val Ackerman shares insight into the early days of the WNBA

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Founding President of the WNBA and current Commissioner of the Big East, Val Ackerman discusses the significance of being one of the first women to receive an athletic scholarship at the University of Virginia, the years she spent working in the NBA alongside Hall of Fame Commissioner David Stern, the WNBA's inception and how she's approaching NIL and conference realignment as the leader of the Big East.

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