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Category: News

NCAA community engagement highlights from 2021-22 academic year

PUBLISHED August 17, 2022 | News

National championships, member schools leave lasting impact on local communities Community engagement is a pillar for the NCAA, its member schools and student-athletes who serve others in several ways during their college careers. While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted this connection between athletics and communities, much of it returned in the 2021-22 academic year across college […]

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NAISMITH MEMORIAL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2022 ENSHRINEMENT CEREMONY PRESENTERS

PUBLISHED August 15, 2022 | News

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the list of Hall of Famers scheduled to present the Class of 2022 at the Enshrinement Ceremony to be held Saturday, September 10 at Symphony Hall. More than 50 Hall of Famers are expected to be in attendance for the ceremony, including all presenters. […]

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25 of the Most Historic Women In Sports

PUBLISHED July 9, 2022 | News

A couple weeks ago, the United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of Title IX – as well as the many historic women that played a role and continue to play a role in achieving equal opportunity in sports. Their relentless efforts over the past 200+ years should be celebrated. The truth is women have long been overlooked […]

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The BIG3 brings its distinct brand of pro basketball back to North Texas

PUBLISHED July 5, 2022 | News

Frisco, Texas — Legendary rapper and filmmaker Ice Cube is heating up North Texas’ basketball scene once again by bringing his league’s unique FIREBALL3 rules to Frisco. July 2 and 3 marked the first of six weekend’s worth of exciting BIG3 games at the Comerica Center, the home of the Dallas Mavericks’ G League team […]

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Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball coming to Frisco; first games kick off this weekend

PUBLISHED July 2, 2022 | News

The league features 12 teams with rosters made up of former NBA and international players coached by legends like Dr. J, Ice Man, Rick Barry and Nancy Lieberman. FRISCO, Texas — Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league is making North Texas home for the next seven weeks. It’s taking up residency in Frisco! If you’re not familiar — […]

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ODU Legends Give Back To Community With Dream Court

PUBLISHED June 30, 2022 | News

NORFOLK, Va. — In a time of the year that the dreams of young children explode with the free time of summer, the children at the Southeastern Boys and Girls Club on Monday received a new area to let some of those basketball dreams develop. The City of Norfolk, in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities, former […]

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Lady Magic brings a ‘dream court’ to Berkley Park in Norfolk

PUBLISHED June 27, 2022 | News

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Dreams are coming true at Berkley Park in Norfolk. The Southside Boys and Girls Club now has a “dream court.” It’s all thanks to Old Dominion University Women’s Basketball legend, Nancy Lieberman. “The future is yours. This is your court, this is no longer our court, take care of it. Be mindful […]

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WNBA greats, Dallas Wings share the importance of Title IX in celebration of 50th anniversary

PUBLISHED June 23, 2022 | News

DALLAS — Thursday marked the 50th anniversary of the Title IX – the law best known for its role in gender equity in athletics and preventing sexual harassment on college campuses. WNBA legends, and the Dallas Wings’ head coach and current league players, shared the importance of its impact in the sports world ahead of […]

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Monarchs legend Nancy Lieberman, Pepsi Stronger Together announce $25K donation to ODU

PUBLISHED | News

Lieberman announces $25K donation Old Dominion women’s basketball legend Nancy Lieberman and Pepsi Stronger Together have announced that a $25,000 donation has been made to support scholarships for female athletes at ODU on the 50th anniversary of Title IX. In addition, Pepsi Stronger Together will partner with Nancy Lieberman Charities to support the creation of […]

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NANCY LIEBERMAN: PLAYING WITH POWER

PUBLISHED June 18, 2022 | News

Sometimes things just feel like fate. When Basketball Hall of Famer and Power Coach Nancy Lieberman was a high schooler growing up in Queens, she would take the subway to Harlem and go to the legendary Rucker Park. She managed to get herself in the game, and once she got in, there was no getting […]

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