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Category: News

Heroes of July 7 get their due in a day full of memorials for ambush victims

PUBLISHED July 7, 2017 | News

The Dallas police honor guard marched into City Hall Plaza Friday night, carrying the U.S. Honor Flag in memory of the five police officers killed in an ambush attack downtown last year. The somber ceremony, Tribute 7/7, included a march through downtown that ended at the Dallas Police Memorial. More than 200 people attended the event, […]

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One Year Later: Remembering the 5 fallen Dallas officers

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DALLAS — Back the Blue is an understatement. One year after five officers were killed, in what historians are calling the deadliest attack on law enforcement in the United States since September 11th, the mood is still somber. “We wanted the ceremony tonight to be a very positive,” said Interim Dallas Police Chief David Pughes […]

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‘We looked at her like she was just a part of history’ — Dallas Wings honor ‘trailblazer’ Nancy Lieberman

PUBLISHED June 12, 2017 | News

ARLINGTON — The Wings honored Nancy Lieberman during halftime of their 91-74 loss Sunday to Minnesota. Lieberman was presented with a framed No. 10 jersey and was showered with video tributes, including one from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for the Hall of Fame point guard. But describing Lieberman merely as a “Hall of Fame point […]

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Dallas Wings Honor Sports Legend Nancy Lieberman at June 11 Game

PUBLISHED June 7, 2017 | News

ARLINGTON, TX – The Dallas Wings will honor basketball Hall of Famer and legend Nancy Lieberman on Sunday, June 11 during the team’s game against the Minnesota Lynx. Nancy is a true pioneer and cultural changer for women in sports. Her resume includes WNBA player and assisting coach of The Sacramento Kings, general manager, sports caster, […]

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Decorated athlete and Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman to be honored June 11

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The Dallas Wings, one of the 12 professional WNBA teams, will honor Nancy Lieberman on Sunday, June 11, during its game against the Minnesota Lynx. In honor of her No. 10 Phoenix Mercury Jersey, The Dallas Wings are offering $10 tickets in select sections of the court using the promo code NANCYLDW10. Throughout the game, […]

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Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman donates basketball court to Springfield

PUBLISHED May 24, 2017 | News

SPRINGFIELD — Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman said Wednesday she is donating a basketball court to Springfield as part of her Nancy Lieberman Charities DreamCourts program. Working with the Springfield Police Department, Lieberman, a member of the Hall’s Class of 1996, said the new outdoor court will go in a neighborhood of need […]

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Hoops Hall of Famer christens new court with trick shot

PUBLISHED May 1, 2017 | News

Passaic city officials and community members unveiled a new basketball court at Colonel Johnson Park on Monday. The court, part of the DreamCourts program, was supported by the Nancy Lieberman and WorldVentures foundations, and can be outfitted to serve as three separate tennis courts. Women’s basketball legend Nancy Lieberman, a basketball Hall of Fame inductee […]

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Kelsey Plum given Nancy Lieberman Award as best point guard

PUBLISHED April 1, 2017 | News

DALLAS — Kelsey Plum might not be competing on the court at this weekend’s Women’s Final Four, but the Washington senior keeps piling up hardware. Plum on Saturday was named the 2017 Nancy Lieberman Award winner, which is given to the top point guard in women’s college basketball. “With her combination of leadership and tremendous […]

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WorldVentures Foundation, Nancy Lieberman Charities and NCAA Bring Women’s Final Four Dream Court to West Dallas

PUBLISHED March 31, 2017 | News

DALLAS, March 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WorldVentures Foundation™ and Nancy Lieberman Charities have teamed with NCAA Team Works™, the Big 12 Conference™ and Dallas Sports Commission to give Dallas Park and Recreation $50,000 for construction of the third Women’s Final Four Dream Court. The court will be located at Arcadia Park, one of 379 […]

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Adam Silver: ‘We are very focused’ on having female head coach in NBA

PUBLISHED March 28, 2017 | News

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has remained committed to bringing in a female head coach to his league, as he revealed in an interview with ESPN. This isn’t surprising news, as he’s made comments like this before. In 2015, he said, “I have no doubt…that we’re going to have a female coach in the NBA one […]

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