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NCAA and partners open public basketball court on the East Side

PUBLISHED April 1, 2021 | News

The legacy of the 2021 NCAA women’s basketball championship grew Thursday with a new public basketball court unveiled on the city’s East Side. The court, decked out in popping colors and “Final Four” graphics, opened to the public on Thursday at the Eastside Boys and Girls Club off Martin Luther King Drive. Funding was partially […]

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‘Lady Magic’ Nancy Lieberman to address Bucks Back2Business Forum Thursday

PUBLISHED March 25, 2021 | News

Nancy Lieberman, a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, two-time Olympian, and one of the greatest players of all-time, will deliver an inspirational message recognizing the contributions and resilience of female entrepreneurs in honor of Women’s History Month during a Back2Business Forum hosted by the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv on Thursday at […]

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Nancy Lieberman Charities donates hoops courts to Nassau County

PUBLISHED March 25, 2021 | News

Nancy Lieberman Charities, founded by the iconic and groundbreaking basketball player from Queens, is donating five new hoops courts valued at $325,000 to Nassau County. Two of the locations are in the Five Towns – Inwood Park and North Woodmere Park – the third is Wantagh Park with the two remaining sites to be identified […]

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‘Am I surprised? No, why should I be surprised?’: Nancy Lieberman on the recent NCAA weight room controversy and inequalities in sports

PUBLISHED March 23, 2021 | News

A controversy erupted recently when a video went viral showing the discrepancies between the men’s and women’s weight room at the NCAA’s March Madness . Nancy Lieberman, who spent decades playing and coaching women’s basketball at the championship level says it’s not a new problem and it’s not just limited to weight rooms or even […]

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Dallas’s Nancy Lieberman says NCAA gets a ‘big, fat F’ for women’s tournament blunders

PUBLISHED March 22, 2021 | News

“They have failed,” said the legendary basketball player and coach. “It’s not just the weights. It’s the thought process.” DALLAS — The NCAA was so proud of the expansive weight room built at the men’s March Madness tournament in Indianapolis, a time lapse video showing construction was posted to Instagram. The women who made it […]

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