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WNBA Union’s Wheeler Replaced Amid Organizational Changes

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Pamela Wheeler was replaced as head of the Women’s NBA players’ union, which touted a “new day” in a letter to members yesterday detailing organizational changes.

Michele Roberts, executive director of the NBA players’ association and the first woman to head a major U.S. sports union, was named interim executive director. The union is also seeking a director of WNBPA operations who will be devoted to female players and run the organization on a day-to-day basis.