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Hoophall, Springfield Public Forum to celebrate 50th anniversary of Title IX: ‘James Naismith wanted this game to be played by everyone’

PUBLISHED May 17, 2022 | News

SPRINGFIELD — Nancy Lieberman’s voice echoed throughout the Jerry Colangelo Court of Dreams at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Tuesday morning as she reflected on the future of women in sports. “There’s many young ladies — little girls that are two, three, four years old that need to know if they’re great, they can […]

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WHO SHOULD POWER TAKE WITH THE NUMBER 1 PICK IN THE BIG3 DRAFT?

PUBLISHED May 16, 2022 | News

Hall of Famer and Power coach Nancy Lieberman has a long list of talents. As of Friday, May 13th, you can add “getting the right ping-pong ball out of a lottery spinner” to that list. Lieberman drew the first overall pick for Power during her first turn at the wheel. When she got her chance […]

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Teamwork makes the dream work at Paul L. Dunbar Learning Center

PUBLISHED May 11, 2022 | News

On Tuesday, May 3, Paul L. Dunbar Learning Center welcomed its newest “dream court,” thanks to Nancy Lieberman Charities, which partnered with Dallas ISD, Tiger 21 and the Dallas Police Department. This effort was made possible by a $160,000 donation to cover the state-of-the-art outdoor basketball court, a supply of brand new basketballs and hand-painted […]

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2022 NCAA Women’s Final Four legacy: Dream Court unveiled in Minneapolis

PUBLISHED May 10, 2022 | News

The legacy of the 2022 NCAA Women’s Final Four grew Monday in Minneapolis with the dedication of a new Dream Court outdoor playing surface at Hall STEM Academy on the city’s north side. Nancy Lieberman Charities, in partnership with the NCAA, the Minnesota Local Organizing Committee and Sport Court, unveiled the new Dream Court with […]

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New Anaheim ‘Dream Court’ Honoring Kobe and Gianna Bryant Draws Crowds

PUBLISHED May 5, 2022 | News

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Basketball fans are traveling from around the region to visit a new “Dream Court” at Pearson Park in Anaheim, Calif., created in honor of late basketball star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant. The court opened on what would have been Gianna Bryant’s 16th birthday on May 1. The father and daughter died together […]

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