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RENEGADE SPIRIT

RENEGADE SPIRIT Elfman, Lois “We were in another organization and didn’t like the way things were going, so we started our own,” says Dave Tucker, program director for the Bay State Renegades based in Massachusetts. “It was the beginning of our AAU season [two years ago], and we just decided we were going to do […]

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WE’VE GOT GEAR: IF THE SHOE FITS

WE’VE GOT GEAR: IF THE SHOE FITS Elfman, Lois Nike has been producing basketball shoes with innovative technology for many years. They began to explore “Air” back in 1979, when Frank Rudy began developing a cushioning system akin to inflated wheels. “When you come down, it’s supposed to give you that pillowlike landing pad, but […]

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Time of Her Life: LINDSAY TAYLOR

Time of Her Life: LINDSAY TAYLOR Elfman, Lois For someone who stands 6’8″ tall, Lindsay Taylor didn’t get noticed very much until last year’s NCAA tournament. “We’ve always been kind of the unknown people around the West Coast,” says Taylor, a center at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB). “Everyone kind of forgets us […]

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Product Corner

Product Corner * SkyMeter The SkyMeter gives coaches and athletes an easy way to measure and improve vertical jump. Simply hang the SkyMeter from the front of a basketball rim and you have a visual reference to measure an athlete’s jump to the nearest inch. For both Volleyball and basketball players, the SkyMeter is a […]

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Basketball Team’s First Aid Kit, The

Basketball Team’s First Aid Kit, The Ramus, Laura Has this every happened to you as a coach, player or parent? You’re at a basketball game and a player gets injured, so you grab the first aid kit. When you open it up, you find a box full of band-aids, gauze and tape in complete disarray. […]

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Woman’s Basketball College Preview

Woman’s Basketball College Preview Kallum, Clay A look at the teams in the the 2004-2005 the top 20 Division I nation heading into season. COLLEGES 1 TEXAS You’d think a 6’3” athlete who can score, rebound and defend would be fairly famous, but Tiffany Jackson, like Seimone Augustus, stayed comfortably under the radar. Of course, […]