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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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New ‘Kids & Cops Dream Court’ opens in Moore

PUBLISHED October 22, 2019 | News

Children will soon have a new place to play in Moore, thanks to a generous donation. Nancy Lieberman Charities teamed up with Toby Keith to donate a new ‘Kids & Cops Dream Court’ to the City of Moore. Organizers say the court will serve as a safe space for youth in the community to interact […]

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Officials cut the ribbon on Nancy Lieberman Charities Dream Court in McKinney

PUBLISHED October 10, 2019 | News

A group of kids waited patiently Wednesday afternoon while McKinney Parks and Recreation Director Michael Kowski introduced key contributors to the new Dream Court and newly renovated Fitzhugh Park in east McKinney. The new court came to the park courtesy of a partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities, Sport Court, Covenant Church and the city of […]

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Basketball Legend Nancy Lieberman Isn’t Afraid Of Breaking New Ground — Even In ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue

PUBLISHED September 4, 2019 | News

f you read about the history of women in basketball, you’re going to read a lot about Nancy Lieberman. And a lot of what you read will involve the word “first”: after a childhood in New York City playing pickup basketball, an adolescence spent racking up medals at the Olympics and Pan American Games, and […]

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