Richard Obert | Arizona Republic | Published March 17, 2021 Jerry Colangelo has changed the pro sports landscape in Phoenix since the late 1960s when the NBA Suns took root. His vision for the Valley didn’t end with the Suns and the Diamondbacks, who won the World Series championship in 2001. Once Grand Canyon University

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Jerry Colangelo is thankful for what basketball has given him. “I was seven years old and somebody handed me a basketball,” the now 79-year-old Colangelo said. “It was the beginning of a love affair.” Read more at azcentral.com

AZ Business Magazine | January 9, 21019 One of the largest business schools in the country now has a new home on Grand Canyon University’s burgeoning campus. The Colangelo College of Business, home to more than 16,000 traditional and online students, officially opened a new 150,000-square-foot facility with 81 offices and 61 classrooms today on the

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By Angela Gonzales – Senior Reporter, Phoenix Business Journal | Jan 16, 2019 Jerry Colangelo — former owner of the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks — is known for thinking big. So it’s no surprise he’s planning a 37,000-acre master-planned community in the West Valley that will include 119,000 homes and 59 million square feet

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Monday, May 21, 2018   Gonzaga, Tennessee, GCU and Nevada to Faceoff in Doubleheader on December 9 PHOENIX, AZ – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the field of teams for the first-ever Jerry Colangelo Classic presented by Citi, a newly developed college basketball showcase held in conjunction with Talking Stick Resort Arena

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BY TODD KORTEMEIER | APRIL 06, 2018 USA Basketball Managing Director Jerry Colangelo called it an “exciting time” for the men’s national team, which may be an understatement. Sporting an 88-1 record under Colangelo’s leadership that began in 2005, including three Olympic gold medals, it promises to be a thrilling Olympic cycle for the 2018-20 USA Men’s National

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March 07, 2018 / By Rick Vacek GCU News Bureau It never gets old. Not for Jerry Colangelo. Not for Colangelo College of Business students at Grand Canyon University. He talks. They listen. They learn. And he still takes great pleasure in that. “I do. I do,” the Phoenix business leader repeated for emphasis after speaking

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The Illinois Athletic Department finally tied their bow on their inaugural Hall of Fame class. Inductees and fans alike felt the nostalgic and exciting experience together. “The people I’m going into the Hall of Fame with today, it’s a particular honor,” Jerry Colangelo said. Dick Butkus, Mannie Jackson, Steve Stricker and 25 others were officially

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Jerry Colangelo has been an owner of the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Mercury. He has been an owner of indoor soccer and football teams, was executive director of USA Basketball and has been chairman of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame since 2009. In recent years, the successful businessman has become involved

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Chris Paul admits it — he viewed his trip to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame last week as a bit of a nuisance. After all, he lives in Los Angeles now, and with the final precious days of the offseason ticking down, a cross-country trip here was not atop his to-do

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