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Corona Chronicles: Arianna Huffington Raises Money for First Responders, Stars Use TV and Movies as Escapism and Other Personal Stories

PUBLISHED May 2, 2020 | News

Nancy Lieberman Basketball Hall of Famer I was in New Orleans on March 11 and had just finished the pre-game broadcast for the Pelicans and the Sacramento Kings. We knocked out the half-hour show like we normally do and I was walking out of the studio and our bosses said, “You have to go back […]

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Nancy Lieberman: Basketball pioneer in so many ways

PUBLISHED March 22, 2020 | News

It’s been more than 50 years since Nancy Lieberman first picked up a basketball, but she can still remember the second-guessing and shaming as if it were yesterday. “What is wrong with your little Jewish daughter?” “What is she doing in the street with a ball?” “Why is she playing with those black kids in […]

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LOVE AND BASKETBALL

PUBLISHED January 3, 2020 | News

I was retired. I stopped playing after 7 years of stints in the WBL, WABA, USBL (Men’s Professional League), the Harlem Globetrotters and the USA Women’s National team. I had done it all. After retirement, it was about spending time with my family and doing TV work as an analyst and broadcaster. I was enjoying […]

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The Short, Wild Run of Dallas’ First Professional Women’s Basketball Team

PUBLISHED November 15, 2019 | News

The Dallas Diamonds took the floor 40 years ago, teaching the city a lot about sexism, racism, and the business of sports. Fake diamonds, fresh hairdos, and Martina Navratilova. That’s what Dallas Diamonds owner Jud Phillips was banking on to draw the crowds to the Dallas Convention Center Arena for the first home game of […]

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4 Tips For Coaching Female Athletes

PUBLISHED November 9, 2019 | News

Nearly 50 years ago, a federal civil rights bill – now known as Title IX – was signed into law as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. Also known as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, the law stated: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, […]

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