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2 Minutes with the Big East's Val Ackerman

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 14 / 17

OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'Z1a3A2YzE6sqV1mvrGmcsHLpv6_kNJO6'); }); Please enable Javascript to watch this video We talked with Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman about some of the issues facing sports. A couple of highlights: Biggest challenge f...

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