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Basketball Hall of Fame Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of Title IX

Jun 23, 2017 - Springfield, MA – In honor of the 45th Anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a groundbreaking federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance, here are some quotes from members of the Basketball Hall of Fame that describe the impact of the law on their life and the game.

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Jerry West to Host 2017 Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic at Monarch Beach Golf Links

Jun 20, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will host its second annual Golf Classic in southern California on Friday, November 17th at Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point, California. This year’s field will once again bring out some of the biggest names in basketball including this year’s host, Los Angeles Lakers legend and Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1980 enshrinee, Jerry West.

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Basketball Hall of Fame to Receive $1 Million Grant from the MassMutual Foundation Twenty-Five Million Dollars to be Raised to Enhance Museum

May 24, 2017 - Springfield, Mass. — Early in 2015, Jerry Colangelo, Chairman of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Board of Governors, announced the launch of the Basketball Hall of Fame’s “It’s Time to Step Forward” Capital Campaign to support the technological renovation of the museum and solidify the Hall’s endowment. Almost $25 million has been raised over the past two years, primarily from members of the national basketball community. Today, the MassMutual Foundation announces its pledge of $1 million dollars to the campaign, the largest gift thus far from a Massachusetts based entity as the Hall of Fame begins its appeal to include local organizations and individuals.

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Basketball Hall of Fame Brings Collegiate Basketball Double-Header to Mohegan Sun for Holiday Showcase on December 20

May 22, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the matchups for the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase on Wednesday, December 20 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. The doubleheader will feature St. John’s (Big East) taking on Saint Joseph’s (Atlantic 10) and local favorite Providence College (Big East) versus University of Houston (American Athletic).

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