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Video: Big East's Ackerman Says Mental Health A Big Issue For Student-Athletes

Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman talked with SBJ/SBD Exec Editor Abe Madkour about efforts to bring out the best in student-athletes and to address issues facing athletes across the college sports landscape. “One of the things we’re really keyed in on is mental health,” Ackerman said. “(It effects) all students, but student-athletes seem to have special pressures.” Hear more in the video, and look for Ackerman’s comments on other hot topics, including one-and-done athletes and the FBI investigation into college basketball, in today’s DAILY and our IAF All-Access email.