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Category: News

Nancy Lieberman helped Billy Crystal’s hometown. He’s returning the favor in Deep Ellum

PUBLISHED December 8, 2017 | News

When Billy Crystal met Nancy Lieberman, the popular comedian and the basketball great forged a beautiful friendship. That’s why Crystal is making his first public appearance in Dallas since opening the Winspear Opera House eight years ago. On Feb. 19, the star of When Harry Met Sally and City Slickers will receive a lifetime achievement award for his charitable […]

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A dream turned reality: Carrollton opens city’s first Dream Court

PUBLISHED November 22, 2017 | News

The chilly weather didn’t stop several young adults, church members and community leaders from heading to Martha Pointer Park for Carrollton’s first Dream Court dedication Monday night. The court came about through the collaborative effort by the city, Nancy Lieberman Charities and Covenant Church in Carrollton. The court, dedicated to city residents and the Carrollton […]

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Lubbock Welcomes City’s First Dream Court

PUBLISHED August 25, 2017 | News

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) – The Lubbock Police Department is proud to announce it is teaming up with Nancy Lieberman Charities and WorldVentures Foundation to bring the first Dream Court to the City of Lubbock. Dream Courts are designed to foster relationships between officers and the communities they serve. This state of the art space […]

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Nancy Lieberman: ‘Rucker Park saved my life’

PUBLISHED August 23, 2017 | News

Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman reflects on her basketball journey that started at famous Rucker Park and was boosted by Muhammad Ali Nancy Lieberman is widely considered the best female basketball player of all-time. Lieberman learned the game playing against the boys at famed Rucker Park, which recently had its 50 year anniversary that Lieberman […]

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Park DuValle neighborhood opens new Nancy Lieberman Dream Court for kids and cops

PUBLISHED August 15, 2017 | News

On Tuesday morning, the city unveiled the new Dream Court in Russell Lee Park in the Park DuValle neighborhood. The multipurpose basketball court was sponsored by Nancy Lieberman Charities, WorldVentures Foundation and the Louisville Metro Police. Lieberman has created 39 Dream Courts in low-income neighborhoods across the country over the last seven years. According to […]

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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

PUBLISHED | News

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

PUBLISHED | News

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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