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NLRB memo targets NCAA, says college football, basketball players are employees

The National Labor Relations Board released a memo on Wednesday saying college football players and many other athletes should be considered employees, paving the way for athletes to unionize and negotiate their working conditions. NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo also threatened to take action against schools, conferences and the NCAA if they continued to use […]

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Four new basketball courts are coming to Mississauga – City of Mississauga

September 27, 2021 On Saturday, September 25, the City of Mississauga and the Nav Bhatia Superfan Foundation unveiled four new basketball courts located at Paul Coffey Park in Malton. “The addition of these courts brings something special to the Malton community and to Mississauga as a whole. Basketball fans from across the city will […]

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Four new community basketball courts are coming to Malton — Modern Mississauga Media

The redevelopment of Paul Coffey Park was part of the City’s 2019 Parks and Forests Master Plan, which focused on park growth, connection and development. “The new courts are just the tip of the iceberg for Paul Coffey Park – there are many more to come,” said Jodi Robillos, Acting Commissioner, Community Services. “New tennis […]

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Home Vacation This Summer With DreamCourts Backyard Basketball Courts

With the pandemic causing people to stay home and vacations abroad out of sight for the foreseeable future, adding a backyard basketball court may enhance the fun at home. . DreamCourts DreamCourts DreamCourts MELBOURNE, Australia, September 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – With the onset of spring and the promise of warmer weather, now is the […]

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Young Chicago City Life Center basketball players get grim life lesson after teammate Kentrell McNeal, 15, is fatally shot – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — On Garfield Boulevard and LaSalle Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, there is a basketball court that serves as a refuge for the children of Chicago. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, street issues are forgotten once youngsters step into the gymnasium at the Chicago City Life Center, 137 W. Garfield Blvd. […]

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Housing Authority closes Westvale Manor basketball courts | News

ANDERSON – Following acts of vandalism, the Anderson Housing Authority has removed the rims from the basketball courts in Westvale Manor. There have been acts of vandalism in the courts, broken bottles and syringes found on the courts, Kim Townsend, the authority’s executive director (AHA) said on Wednesday. “We cannot monitor the courts as we […]

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Grant Hill and Fila unveil two new basketball courts in Detroit | Art Stories and Interviews | Detroit

Click to enlarge Screenshot via Chandler Park Conservancy/YouTube Former Detroit Piston Grant Hill and sportswear brand FILA unveil new basketball courts at Chandler Park on Detroit’s Eastside. Former Detroit Piston and NBA Hall of Famer Grant Hill has teamed up with sportswear brand Fila to help kids on Detroit’s Eastside live out their sweetest hoops […]

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Best returning men’s basketball players for each Big Ten team

As we enter the heat of September, literally, and closer to October, all basketball fans can start to feel the season drawing closer. As a friend of mine pointed out yesterday, we are only 49 days away from the start of the college basketball season. Ohio State has a familiar opponent, as they begin their […]

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Grant Hill and Fila unveil two new basketball courts in Detroit

Click to enlarge Screenshot via Chandler Park Conservancy / YouTube Former Detroit Piston Grant Hill and sportswear brand FILA unveil new basketball courts at Chandler Park in Detroit’s Eastside. Former Detroit Piston and NBA Hall of Fame member Grant Hill has teamed up with sportswear brand Fila to help the kids of the Detroit Eastside […]

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Fila and NBA legend Grant Hill renovate basketball courts in Detroit – Footwear News

A pair of basketball courts in Detroit have had a makeover, thanks to Fila and NBA legend Grant Hill. The brand and the baller launched a court renovation program in 2019, with the aim of supporting local youth, starting with Hillside Park in Durham, North Carolina. For the second location, they looked to Chandler Park […]

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Raptors’ Masai Ujiri helps build 100 basketball courts in Africa

Toronto Raptors President and Vice President Masai Ujiri has announced that his Giants of Africa Foundation will build 100 basketball courts on his home continent. Ujiri, who grew up in Zaria, Nigeria, founded the non-profit organization in 2003 and has run numerous clinics across Africa for young basketball players since its founding. “Since we began […]

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Giants of Africa by Masai Ujiri to build 100 basketball courts in Africa | NBA.com Canada

09/16/2021 Civic engagement “Since we started investing in the future of sport in Africa over the past two decades, it has become clear that camps and programs are not enough to create long-term growth opportunities in sport. ”Masai Ujiri said. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/NBA_Global_CMS_image_storage/58/74/nba-logo_1otf1c2u207hs1pmrjqq1ba5h5.png?t=-1897533906&w=500 By NBA.com staff @NBA On September 15, Masai Ujiri and Giants of Africa announced […]

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Lakeside basketball court proposal beats the buzzer, scores with city council

Play. The city approved a proposal from the Nelson Hoops Association to build a regulation-sized basketball court in Lakeside Park, more than 10 years after a similar proposal by two enterprising young men was rejected by the council of the day. In addition, the City has approved an in-kind contribution of up to $ 7,500 […]

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Deadline Detroit | Basketball courts named after late Pistons owner William Davidson coming to Detroit Riverfront

(Render: Detroit Riverfront Conservancy) William Davidson, the former Pistons owner who is close to our hearts because he was the last Detroit team owner to build a sports complex without public incentives, will have a sports house built in his name along the Detroit River – an anchor of the future Ralph C. Wilson Jr. […]

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New basketball courts approved for Lakeside Park – Nelson Star

Alley-oops, treys and dunks are coming to Lakeside Park. The city council has approved a plan by the Nelson Hoops Association to build a new basketball court in the park next to the tennis courts. The land was recommended by staff and enthusiastically received by council on Tuesday, which also agreed to provide an in-kind […]

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20 years after 9/11, basketball courts across the country embody Tyler Ugolyn’s ‘warm heart’

Number 34 has been worn by many notable NFL players – Bo Jackson, Hirschell Walker, Walter Payton. If the number is synonymous with greatness, it rings more than true for a late Ridgefielder who also found success wearing it, but his game was basketball. On September 11, 2001, Tyler Ugolyn was on the 93rd floor […]

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United Wholesale Mortgage to Sponsor Michigan State Football and Basketball Athletes

item UWM CEO Mat Ishbia and former MSU basketball player. FOX 2 – Mat Ishbia helped the Michigan State Spartans on the field, and he helped them out. United Wholesale Mortgage CEO Mat Ishbia has designed the perfect game to help MSU athletes capitalize on their name, image and likeness. The company will sponsor all […]

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20 Years After September 11, Basketball Courts Across Country Embody Tyler Ugolyn’s “Warm Heart”

Number 34 has been worn by many notable NFL players – Bo Jackson, Hirschell Walker, Walter Payton. If the number is synonymous with greatness, it rings more than true for a late Ridgefielder who also found success wearing it, but his game was basketball. On September 11, 2001, Tyler Ugolyn was on the 93rd floor […]

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One of Chicago’s most famous basketball courts gets $ 500,000 facelift

SOUTH LOOP – One of the city’s most famous basketball courts is getting a makeover, thanks to the Chicago Park District. Work is underway to redevelop the basketball court at Margaret Hie Ding Lin Park, 1735 S. State. St., featuring a new half-court, bleachers, benches, lighting and a water fountain. Landscaping and improvements to make […]

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The West Des Moines Recreation Center will have basketball courts, esports, and more.

Correction: An earlier version of this story contained an error. Des Moines University, not DMACC, will have a physical therapy clinic in the RecPlex. The only limit to the massive new RecPlex from West Des Moines’ MidAmerican Energy Company is imagination. Inside the $45 million, 300,000 square foot building at 6500 Grand Ave. are four […]

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Murals appear on basketball courts around Rochester in New York

Basketball is considered an art form by many. Denzel Washington’s character in the basketball movie “He Got Game” said, “Basketball is like poetry in motion.” In Rochester, art meets basketball on the playing field, as games are played over vivid paintings in artwork provided by Peculiar Asphalt. Peculiar Asphalt is a city of Rochester youth […]

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Preston Hollow’s neighbor Luka Doncic helps rebuild basketball courts in Slovenia

Photo courtesy of Luka Doncic via Twitter. Dallas Mavericks goalie Luka Doncic recently partnered with 2K Foundations to rebuild basketball courts in his home country. Doncic, originally from Slovenia, was able to renovate the courts where he grew up playing and training. In addition to the new courts in Ljubljana, new seats and lighting have […]

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Luka Dončić and 2K Foundations renovated two basketball courts in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Luka Dončić and 2K Foundations, “the philanthropic arm of 2K that supports and inspires underserved communities”, worked together to renovate two courts in Dončić’s hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia. The renovations include new seating and lighting as well as artwork designed by Dončić. A local artist, chosen by Dončić – Nejc Prah – brought the design […]

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Luka Doncic, 2K Foundations, rebuilds his community basketball courts in his hometown | Launderer’s report

Luka Dakskobler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Dallas Mavericks point guard Luka Doncic and 2K Foundations announced a partnership Saturday that included rebuilding basketball courts in the NBA star’s hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia. “It’s a very exciting day for me. I have good memories of growing up in Ljubljana. These are the courts of my childhood […]

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Luka Doncic partners with 2K Foundations to renovate children’s basketball courts in Slovenia

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic is spending his offseason giving back by renovating his local basketball courts in Ljubljana, Slovenia. “It’s a very exciting day for me. I have good memories of my childhood in Ljubljana. These are the grounds of my childhood where I learned and practiced the game,” said Doncic. “It is an […]

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Luka Doncic partners with 2K Foundations and dedicates 2 basketball courts to his hometown in Slovenia

Whether on the field or off, Luka Doncic does not miss an opportunity to drop an assist. In partnership with 2K Foundations, the philanthropic arm of 2K, the Mavericks goaltender and NBA 2K22 cover star has unveiled a project in his hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia: renovating his childhood playground – with new seats, lighting and, […]

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Luka Doncic and the NBA 2K Foundation renovated his childhood basketball courts in Ljubljana, Slovenia

via Dallas Mavericks Many NBA athletes are known for giving back and being actively involved in the communities where they grew up. There’s no doubt that once you’ve made it to the top of the NBA, it must be nice to give back. Luka Doncic was the latest player to make a contribution for his […]

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Adam Sandler keeps popping up on Philadelphia basketball courts

Adam Sandler’s love affair with basketball is now pretty well documented. Between his penchant for playing pickup with strangers and his starring role in 2019’s Uncut Gems, which largely revolved around NBA play and featured Kevin Garnett as a supporting actor, Sandler knows the ball. So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise […]

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The Catholic Academy basketball courts have a new look

Members of the Holy Family parish community helped renovate the schoolyard basketball court as part of an Eagle Scout project. (Photos: Courtesy of Father Sean Suckiel) For several years, the outdoor basketball courts at Holy Family Catholic Academy, Fresh Meadows, have been in poor condition. In fact, the children who shot the hoop were always […]

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Malvern Mayor’s Bonanza sees hundreds opening new basketball courts

ONE of Malvern’s most popular summer events returned this weekend. Mayor’s Bonanza, held annually in the city, also saw the opening of its new basketball courts by Mayor Cllr Nick Houghton. This year’s event was the first to be held in Victoria Park, with Bonanza having already taken place in Priory Park. £ 2,900 was […]