Showing 1 - 9 of 9 Stories for Val Ackerman
The Atlanta Games inspired women's professional leagues in three sports
He's the Boss
It took two embarrassing international performances, but USA Basketball finally realized it needs one man running the show
What's Old Is New With prominent veterans on the move or coming out of retirement, the WNBA has a different look
According to WNBA president Val Ackerman, the league is considering expansion to Knoxville, Tenn., and Pittsburgh by 2005. Thanks to free ...
CURE FOR THE BLUES
Lowering the rims is not a new argument; former WNBA president Val Ackerman and UConn coach Gene Auriemma have supported such a ...
Passionate players, delirious devotees and rising TV ratings: As it approaches its 10th birthday, the WNBA is showing signs that it can survive and thrive
THEY GOT NEXT TIPPING OFF TO LARGE CROWDS AND GREAT EXPECTATIONS, THE HYPER-HYPED WNBA FELL SHORT ONLY ON THE COURT
a successful league in the 1990s without them," says Val Ackerman, the WNBA's president. Three games a week will be nationally televised ...
Fast Times in The WNBA What's life like in a league that has no charter flights or million-dollar salaries? After following the Cleveland Rockers for a week, we'd say it's a lot of fun
(According to WNBA president Val Ackerman, roughly 80% of the league's in- arena fans are female.) The church is holding its annual Girls in ...
The Sky's The Limit WNBA rookie Sue Bird has the game and the charm to become the most popular female team-sport athlete ever
League president Val Ackerman calls. Bird "a new breed of point guard" who represents "an important evolutionary step in the women's game.
AWAITING THE KICKOFF IN TITLETOWN...A TOUCH OF HONG KONG IN JERSEY...PLAY THE LOGO GAME...TWINS' RADICAL PROPOSAL ...RIGHT DECISION AT IDAHO STATE... NCAA BAT BATTLE
Saints and suds: That pretty much sums up the prekickoff activity in Green Bay on Sunday. Herewith a brief walking tour of Titletown before the ...