Latest Spalding Stories

2014-03-13 23:28:52

Launch of first LTUTOR®... "Show Me How" app for Spalding® Series 66 Portable Basketball Systems. Available for both iOS and android, the LTutor® … "Show Me How" app provides features and benefits of the product, assists the consumer with step-by-step animated assembly instructions, along with guidelines for the proper use and maintenance of the system. Teaneck, NJ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 LTutor, LLC and Russell Brands, LLC, owner of the Spalding®...

2009-08-05 15:20:31

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Spalding in-ground basketball hoops due to an impact hazard. The bolts holding the base of the basketball hoop can fail, causing the hoops to fall over, possibly causing an injury. About 1,700 in-ground hoops were imported from China by Russell Brands LLC of Alexander City, Ala., and sold nationwide at sports stores between January 2009 and July 209 for between $600 and $1,700 apiece. The recall involves basketball...

2006-06-28 17:01:26

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The NBA will switch from its traditional leather ball to a synthetic one next season, the league's first ball change since 1970. Commissioner David Stern and Boston Celtics player Paul Pierce appeared at a news conference on Wednesday to introduce the new Spalding ball, made with a microfiber composite material that is easier to grip and provides a truer bounce. The new ball, comprised of two, cross-shaped panels that interlock rather than the...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.