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Dak Prescott Partners with Dude Perfect as an Owner of Major League Pickleball’s Frisco Pandas

by | Jun 2, 2023
When Dak Prescott is in a pickle, usually it's because an Eagles defensive lineman is chasing him around the backfield. But now the Dallas Cowboys QB has found a new pickle-related pursuit: He's become one of the owners of the Frisco Pandas, a Major League Pickleball franchise. The move comes just months after Frisco-based Dude Perfect became investors in the franchise, valuing the team at $5 million.
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A High-Tech ‘Picklemall’ Is Coming to Dallas to Serve Pickleball Addicts All Year Long
by | May 24, 2023
Picklemall is led by Dallas-based CEO West Shaw and backed by billionaire Austin financier Steve Kuhn, who founded Major League Pickleball in 2021. "The future of pickleball is indoors," Kuhn says—and it will be high-tech too, with in-court cameras capturing gameplay in real time.
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Brookhaven Country Club Nets USA Pickleball National Championships
by | Mar 10, 2023
The tournament is moving from Indian Wells Tennis Club in California to Invited's Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch. To be held November 4-12, it will an increased capacity, with more than 3,500 amateur players and all of pickleball’s top pros set to compete on up to 65 courts.
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The Future of Sports Is In North Texas
by | Feb 9, 2023
If the future of sports has one home, it’s right here in North Texas. A big brag, we know. But consider this: From high-tech advances to the hottest sports trends to startups on the edge of fitness science, it’s all kicking off in Dallas-Fort Worth.
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Arlan Hamilton talks with Mark Cuban at the 2022 Venture Dallas conference.

Mark Cuban Talks About Pickleball, Pharmaceuticals, and His ‘Addiction to Helping Entrepreneurs’

by | Nov 10, 2022
Whether he's buying a pro pickleball team or disrupting big pharma with his cost-plus drug company, Mark Cuban says he's a "ready, fire, aim" businessman. So he surrounds himself with "ready, aim, fire" perfectionists to keep him from "screwing everything up." That's just one insight the billionaire shared in a fireside chat with Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton at the Venture Dallas conference last week. “There's always going to be somebody smarter, there's always going to be somebody faster, better," Cuban added. "I just try to work a little harder.”
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