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Ackerman, 53, was the founding president of the WNBA and also was the first female president of USA Basketball. She was most recently a consultant for the NCAA, and is an adjunct professor at Columbia University.
Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts revealed to the public that he is gay in a story posted on The New York Times' website Sunday, saying he wants to break down one of the last significant social barriers in sports.
When Laurel J. Richie was asked to give a keynote address on leadership at an awards ceremony in Seattle, her speech on rebranding brought rave reviews. What Richie didn't expect was that it would set into motion a rebranding of her life and career.
Laurel Richie acknowledged she doesn't know a lot about the WNBA's history. Still, days after being hired as the WNBA's third president, she called it a 'dream job.'