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Couple Tired of Pickleball Noise
Asks What Gandhi Would Do
in case you missed it
Jul 30, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
Couple Tired of Pickleball Noise Asks What Gandhi Would Do
Hunger strike fails to move officials in Canadian city
- The Canadian city of Chilliwack has just three pickleball courts. For Rajnish and Harpreet Dhawan, the problem is that the closest of them is about 30 feet from their house. The Dhawans hear the sound of ball striking paddle 11 hours every day, in every room of their home. They...
Pickleball Side Effect:
ER Visits by Seniors
Jun 30, 2023 1:37 PM CDT
Pickleball Side Effect: ER Visits by Seniors
New analysis projects tens of thousands such visits this year alone
- Pickleball is popular—especially among seniors. However, the sport can also lead to injuries, and a new analysis projects the health-care cost in the US in 2023 at up to $500 million, reports Quartz . The fast-paced sport can involve a lot of jumping, pivoting, and lunging, and those movements...
Cities Grapple With
a Pickleball Dilemma
Apr 8, 2023 6:30 AM CDT
Cities Grapple With a Pickleball Dilemma
Enthusiasts of the popular sport want more courts, but non-players complain about noise
- Invented in 1965 by three dads in the Northwest, pickleball has become increasingly popular in recent years. Some cities—like Denver, for example—are struggling to accommodate interest in the sport while also serving the needs of residents who want to play tennis or just enjoy a quiet night at...
a Familiar New
Sep 29, 2022 11:18 AM CDT
Major League Pickleball Has a Familiar New Team Owner
LeBron buys in to the growing pro sport
- The first thing to know about this story is that Major League Pickleball exists. The second is that LeBron James just bought a team. More specifically, the basketball star's LRMR Ventures bought a team, in partnership with other NBA stars including Draymond Green and Kevin Love, reports Yahoo Sports...
This Might Be Nation's
First Pickleball Felony
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Apr 2, 2022 7:00 AM CDT
This Might Be Nation's First Pickleball Felony
Retiree in Denver accused of defacing rec center floor with boundary markings
- Pickleball is one of the hottest sports in the nation , and now comes what is probably the first alleged felony related to its play. Authorities in Denver have charged a 71-year-old retiree with defacing a rec center's floor to mark boundaries for the game, reports CBS Denver . As a...
It May Be the
Sport in America
Feb 27, 2022 1:30 PM CST
It May Be the Fastest-Growing Sport in America
Pickleball is hot
- Pickleball, anyone? If the sport isn't familiar to you, that probably won't be the case much longer. A number of stories point out that it just might be the fastest-growing sport in America. "Pickleball Is Ready for Prime Time," is how a headline in the
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