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2014-09-18 23:09:10

In recognition of Glenn’s longtime work with the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, the HearStrong Foundation recognized his accomplishments with a special award during the 2014 National Basketball Retired Players Association Legends World Sports Conference in Cancun, Mexico. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 On August 23, the HearStrong Foundation awarded Mike “Stinger” Glenn with the Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community...

2014-09-18 12:27:59

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey City University's "Gothic Greats Athletics Reunion 2014" will celebrate five decades of athletics excellence on Friday, September 26, honoring ten outstanding individuals whose support and spirit for the athletics program has earned each of them the honorary title of "Knight of Distinction" and 14 teams that made their unique mark on NJCU Athletics. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the University's Athletics...

2014-09-11 23:12:50

Valley Recovery Center of California celebrates at the Guild Theater with former NBA player and Summit Executive Partner Chris Herren. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Valley Recovery Center of California (Valley) held its Grand Opening event at the Guild Theater Friday, September 5th, after an official ribbon cutting ceremony on-site at the facility. While also celebrating the 25th year of National Recovery Month, Valley provided local providers of behavioral health, the...

2014-09-11 23:01:23

Sport Court® has completed an unprecedented summer as the Official 3 x 3 playing surface for prestigious 3 x 3 basketball events that have spanned the globe including the FIBA 3 x 3 World Tour and FIBA World Championship, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China and the Gus Macker Tour. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Sport Court® has completed an unprecedented summer as the Official 3 x 3 playing...

2014-09-04 23:00:21

Juaquin Hawkins’ ultimate story of dreams imagined, dreams coming true, dreams shattered and lessons learned Fontana, Calif. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Juaquin Hawkins has played professional basketball for 14 years. He has played in six different countries and became the second oldest rookie in the NBA with the Houston Rockets in 2003. In 2008, as he continued his basketball career in Australia, he would have a stroke that would change his life forever. “The Stroke of Grace”...

2014-09-02 23:08:08

Representatives from EarQ attended the Legend’s World Sports Conference in Cancun, Mexico to help educate members of the NBRPA about their hearing health and provide free hearing screenings and video ear inspections. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 On August 22 and 23, EarQ members from Robert A. Gadlage, M.D. & Associates in Duluth, GA and Precious Hearing Inc. in Monroe, MI joined members of the EarQ team at the 2014 National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA)...

2014-08-25 12:24:52

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coach John Calipari and The Calipari Foundation have joined with Global Sports Aid Network and Samaritan's Feet for a benefit effort entitled "Comedy Mania" to be held at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, on Thursday, November 20, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139265 The event will begin at 7:30pm and is billed as a "night of fun for the whole family." Headlining the event will be comedian Bill Engvall from the...

2014-08-20 23:09:27

Miami Heat basketball tickets go on sale to the public today for 28 home games, and tickets are already top sellers at reliable online provider Ticketability.com. Miami Heat tickets for games at American Airlines Arena sell fast across markets, and many will find the seats they desire at a price they can afford from this company. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Ticketability.com can satisfy basketball fans with prices that will fit many budgets, and the website has a plentiful...

2014-08-19 08:25:48

U.S. Patent 8,796,716 Covers Use of Absorbent Materials on the Exterior of Athletic Garments ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- POINT 3 Basketball, a performance apparel brand dedicated to innovating on behalf of basketball players worldwide, today announced that the company has been granted U.S. Patent 8,769,716 on its invention of DRYV® Moisture Control Technology. DRYV is designed to provide an absorbent layer in moisture wicking performance garments, allowing wearers to...

2014-08-15 23:00:40

Connor Sport Court International (CSCI) is center court this weekend as Chicago becomes the epicenter of the sport of basketball. FIBA, USA Basketball, Nike and the Jordan Brand are joining forces to host a series of world-class events played outdoor on Connor Sports® hardwood surfaces and Sport Court® modular flooring at the 63rd Street Beach on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Connor Sport Court International (CSCI) is center court this...


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2010-12-01 22:22:27

Basketball, a team sport, is a game where two teams of five try to score by shooting a ball through the top of a hoop. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. The hoop is 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard. Field goals score two points or three points if they score outside of the three-point line. The winner is the team with the most points at the end of the game; if there is a tie then the game goes into overtime. If any rules are broken they are...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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