Vixens en The Iowa Cornets <p></p><p></p><p>The WNBA opens play this weekend and former University of Iowa player Tangela Smith will be in uniform for the San Antonio Silver Stars. It was here in Iowa, 34 years ago, where women's professional basketball was born. We look back at charter team and its biggest star. Historic audio from the Iowa Women's Archives.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 May 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1763 at The Iowa Cornets