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Category: News

Nancy Lieberman’s Return to Coaching Will Come in the Big3

PUBLISHED March 21, 2018 | News

In the latest stop of her pioneering journey as a female coach in men’s basketball, Nancy Lieberman has agreed to coach in Ice Cube’s Big3 basketball league in its coming season. Lieberman, a Hall of Famer who has often pushed boundaries as a player and a coach — she was the first female head coach in the […]

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Women’s Basketball Coaches Announce Five Finalists for 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award

PUBLISHED February 26, 2018 | News

Fan Voting to Open Friday, March 2 on HoophallAwards.com SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced today the five finalists for the 2018 Nancy Lieberman Award. Named after the Hall of Famer, three-time All-American and two-time National Champion at Old Dominion University, the annual honor now in […]

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Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore Honored With Trailblazer Award At The 2018 Nancy Lieberman Charities Dream Ball

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The Legendary Soul Man™ Sam Moore was honored with the Trailblazer Award at the annual Dream Ball Gala on Monday, February 19 at the Bomb Factory in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas. The gala is produced by Nancy Lieberman Charities, a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes healthy lifestyles and educational opportunities for young girls and boys, and is dedicated to expanding […]

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Sports Rush: A Crystal Clear Cause

PUBLISHED February 22, 2018 | News

Great performers can steal the show without even trying. Billy Crystal did it Monday night. His opportunity came at the Nancy Lieberman Charities Dream Ball. The event teemed with celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment. Hall of Famers like Deion Sanders and Ralph Sampson came. Local media did interviews on the red carpet. […]

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Nancy Lieberman charity night was Billy Crystalized

PUBLISHED February 20, 2018 | News

Funny man Billy Crystal came to Dallas on Monday night to help his pal, basketball Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lieberman, raise more than a million dollars for her charity’s educational and sports initiatives for disadvantaged youth. Crystal was  honored at the seventh annual Nancy Lieberman Dream Ball at the Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum. It was the popular comedian’s […]

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Jr NBA hosts clinic, Hoops For Troops game

PUBLISHED January 25, 2018 | News

The Jr. NBA youth basketball program and the NBA Cares’ Hoops For Troops initiative hosted the inaugural Jr. NBA Army Tip-Off Celebration at Abrams Physical Fitness Center Saturday. The day began with a youth skills clinic for more than 150 of Fort Hood’s young athletes. The participants were split up into several age groups and […]

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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 police partners with non-profit to unveil Dream Court

PUBLISHED August 27, 2017 | News

With the help of local partners, the Lubbock Police Department and Nancy Lieberman Charities with Worldventures Foundation will unveil the city’s new Lubbock Strong Dream Courts on Monday, Aug. 28. LPD Assistant Chief Jon Caspell said the concept came from Basketball Hall-of-Famer and two-time Olympian Nancy Lieberman. “After she retired,” he said, “one of the […]

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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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