• Local Outdoor Sports Complex’s Basketball Court Gets a ‘Sweet Like Candy’ Makeover
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    Local Outdoor Sports Complex’s Basketball Court Gets a ‘Sweet Like Candy’ Makeover

    LONGWOOD, Fla. — If you’re an outdoor hooper, as so many of us in Florida are with the beautiful weather making it possible to play all year long, you know what those vibes are like on the basketball court. It’s not just, however, about playing the game we love and enjoy, but doing so in an environment where there’s a sense of community and belonging.  Expect that to deepen at Candyland Sports Complex in Longwood, about a 20-minute drive from downtown Orlando, thanks to a collective effort from NBA Top Shot, the Orlando Magic, and Project Backboard, which works in collaboration with local partner Swishh Dreams. On Thursday, Sept. 22,…

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  • Enjoy Indoor Sports Court, Theater Room, More In Naperville Mansion
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    Enjoy Indoor Sports Court, Theater Room, More In Naperville Mansion

    NAPERVILLE, IL — Situated on the second fairway of Cress Creek Golf Course, this Naperville home boasts unparalleled views and is packed with entertaining amenities. You can gaze out onto the tree-lined golf course from the walls of windows that line your screened-in porch or from the peace and quiet of your back patio. This home’s indoor space spans 7,300 square feet, including five bedrooms and a luxurious master suite that boasts a fireplace and a whirlpool tub. When you need a change of pace, you can shoot hoops in your indoor sports court or catch a flick as you kick back in a recliner in your very own home…

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  • LCU to dedicate new outdoor sports court Wednesday
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    LCU to dedicate new outdoor sports court Wednesday

    By Elizabeth Clarke, LCU News PINEVILLE, La. (LCU News) – Louisiana Christian University will dedicate the Blaine and Christine Broussard Sports Court on Wednesday, March 23. LCU President Rick Brewer said he has wanted, for several years, to have an outdoor court where students and others could get together for a friendly pick-up game of basketball. “Once I had significant financial support for the project the wheels began to roll during the Christmas break,” Brewer said. “Two alums, a husband and wife, were installing a similar court and because of their love and support for LCU. I asked if they would help do the same at the university, and they…

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    Court Report: Wild college football, basketball coaching carousels in 2021 will shape both sports for a decade

    The Court Report is a weekly notebook from Matt Norlander that shares stories and insider information from around college basketball and runs every Wednesday. So long as the college sports industrial complex doesn’t completely lose its figurative mind — but that’s always a possibility — 2021 will likely go down as the high-water mark against which all other absurd coaching carousels are measured.  March-into-April gave us arguably the noisiest coaching-turnover cycle ever in college hoops. Now college football has managed to one-up basketball. It all adds up to the most consequential year of coaching changeover at the highest levels, in both sports, we’ve ever seen and probably ever will see.…

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