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New WNBA President Lisa Borders Taking Stock Of League, Ready For Challenge

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 11 / 16

The WNBA yesterday introduced Lisa Borders as its new President , and she indicated that she wants to "travel, listen to ideas and take stock of what people from all different levels of involvement in the WNBA have to say," according to Mechelle Voepel of ESPNW.com. That method "sounds a lot like" ...

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