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Thursday Apr 10 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Kings expanding global reach with two preseason games in China

When Vivek Ranadive became the majority owner of the Kings, he said he wanted to make DeMarcus Cousins famous in his native India.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins, Houston Rockets, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Omri Casspi, Cleveland Cavaliers

Wed Apr 09, 2014

BleacherReport

Outside the Spotlight, Is Rockets' Dwight Howard Now an Underrated Superstar?

Dwight Howard is still a very tall man, just shy of seven feet, with a wingspan and personality to match.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Omer Asik, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, James Harden

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

A new year of series and specials for Animal Planet

Retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Ming with a baby elephant. Ming sets off to help save Africa's elephants and rhinos from extinction by changing a 1,000-year-old Chinese tradition and ending the trade of illegal ivory and rhino horn in his native China in an Animal Planet special airing in the fall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

Fri Apr 04, 2014

4 Hoteliers

WTTC announces big-name line-up for 2014 Global Summit

The World Travel & Tourism Council's 2014 Global Summit in Hainan, China, will examine the role of the industry as a force for good in the world, with headline contributions from Kofi Annan, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Yao Ming, economist Dame DeAnne Julius as well as dozens of industry leaders.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

MediaPost

OWN, Animal Planet, Investigation...

Year after year, the annual Discovery Communications upfront event impresses me with the breadth of its offerings and the consistent bold moves that have come to define each of its networks and its brand overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Wed Apr 02, 2014

International Business Times

Jeremy Lin, James Harden Backcourt Not Compatible; Change Could Happen Soon

Asian-American star Jeremy Lin is frustrated with his play. In the all-important Western Conference matchup between Houston Rockets and the Clippers, Lin only came up with 10 points on 1-for-10 shooting - a lackadaisical performance that sent a warning to the entire Rockets nation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley

Tue Apr 01, 2014

National Public Radio

A New Year Of Series, Specials For Animal Planet

"We believe that there is a value to a planet filled with life, and that every living creature has value," she says.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Suria

China's Yao Ming says faced shark fin...

Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming said Friday that he was shocked by protests when he spoke out against eating shark fin, but credits his campaign with helping the species rebound.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Shaquille O'Neal, Boston Celtics

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Mike Sielski: For 76ers, don't just think about it

He was sitting courtside in the Toyota Center on Thursday night, the tipoff of the 76ers' 26th straight loss still 90 minutes away, and Sam Hinkie was in no mood to contemplate the monster he'd created.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Thaddeus Young, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, James Harden

Wed Mar 26, 2014

OregonLive.com

Are the Trail Blazers about to be rescued? Or are they a fraud exposed? Final 10 games will tell

Depending on which narrative you choose to follow, the Trail Blazers today are either a team adrift that is waiting for their star to rescue them ... or a fraud exposed, the mediocre team it always was, now finding that living and dying by the three pointer is not a way to chase championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

Tue Mar 25, 2014

People's Daily Online

Kenya lauds China's contribution in fight against poaching

Kenya's wildlife authorities on Tuesday praised China's contribution in the fight against rhino and elephant poaching, saying the effort is invaluable.

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Star Online

State-owned Chinese crafts chain drops controversial ivory sales

A state-owned Chinese retail chain has suspended sales of elephant ivory after a series of high-profile seizures of smuggled ivory in Hong Kong and protests by conservation groups drew growing attention to the trade.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Wildlife, Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic

Daily Texan

UT basketball game in China expected to expand Longhorn brand

With the UT men's basketball team scheduled to head overseas to play a regular season game in China in 2015 against the University of Washington, UT officials said they hope to strengthen and expand UT's global brand.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

AlertNet

China gov't-owned crafts chain suspends controversial ivory sales

A state-owned Chinese retail chain has suspended sales of elephant ivory after a series of high-profile seizures of smuggled ivory in Hong Kong and protests by conservation groups drew growing attention to the trade.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Wildlife, Sports, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

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