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Thursday Sep 11 |

Yao Ming The Philanthropist Wants More Freedom To Spend

Yao Ming thinks China needs more freedom - at least in one regard. The former NBA basketball star complained here on Thursday that his charitable foundation is hampered by Chinese rules limiting to 10 percent the share of contributions that can go toward expenses such as salaries for executives, office space and travel.


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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Houston Press

Time, Goodwill Could Be Running Short for Harden

Fans have his back for now, but another poor defensive showing this season and James Harden will be on his own. It's amazing how quickly things can turn.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Steve Francis, Denver Nuggets

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Post-Standard

Former Syracuse basketball player Etan Thomas brings fatherhood message back to SU

Thomas, the former Syracuse University basketball player, published "Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge'' in 2012. The book offered Thomas' take on the challenges that fatherhood presents, including stereotypes, anger and finding joy with one's children.


Related Topix: NBA Players, Etan Thomas, Lawrence Moten, John Wallace, Billy Owens, Derrick Coleman

Sat Sep 06, 2014


Yao Ming Works to Save Africa's Elephants and Rhinos from Poaching

Retired Chinese NBA star Yao Ming has traveled the world for his basketball career, and now he is on a new journey: saving some of Africa's most vulnerable creatures. Originally from Shanghai, the basketball player aims to use his star power to reverse centuries-old Chinese traditions that result in dwindling rhino and elephant populations, The Washington Post reported .


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

Tue Sep 02, 2014

International Business Times

Tracy McGrady Works Out With Kobe Bryant For Possible NBA Return

This is for all the T-mac fans out there. Yes, he is on the comeback trail and he trained with no less than Mr. Fitness himself, Kobe Bryant of NBA's Los Angeles Lakers speaks at a panel for the Showtime television documentary "Kobe Bryant's Muse" during the Television Critics Association Cable Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California July ... (more)


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Houston Rockets' PR Problems Won't Overshadow Basketball Promise

After whiffing in their pursuit of Chris Bosh , losing Chandler Parsons to the rival Dallas Mavericks and shipping off key rotation players Jeremy Lin and , snatching up James Harden and Dwight Howard when few people thought either would leave their teams.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

When DaVonte Lacy leads all-stars follow - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your account. PULLMAN - Tasked with coaching 13 of the Pac-12's best basketball players, Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak chose to share playing time equally, subbing in five new players every time the opposing team scored seven points.


Related Topix: DaVonte Lacy, Sports, Washington State Cougars NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Washington State University NCAA, Washington State Cougars Women's Basketball, NCAA Women's Basketball, NBA Players

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Boston Celtics

The Long View - Friday 8-29-14 - Emily Austen TWEETS

It happened on a perfectly beautiful Southern California afternoon following nine straight days of devastating mid-February rains.


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China Daily

Court rejects Yao Ming's dissent of jurisdiction

Beijing has rejected the jurisdictional objection raised by former NBA star Yao Ming in a lawsuit filed against him for deceptive advertising, the China Youth Daily reported.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Yao leading charge to stop illegal ivory trading

Three years after his official retirement as a player in the NBA and for the Chinese national team, international star Yao Ming is still handing out assists on the world stage.


Related Topix: NBA Players, Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Yao Ming says Youth Olympic Games not about results

Yao passionately believes that the Youth Olympic Games must promote interaction between athletes, respect of the competition, each other and themselves - and teach youngsters how to reject drugs.


Related Topix: Sports, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Olympics, NBA Players, Olympic Fencing, Na Li, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Li Na, Tennis

Mon Aug 25, 2014

International Business Times

Video: Man's Privates Gets Exposed For the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become somewhat of a sensation worldwide as all people from all walks of life, celebrities and what not, join in for the cause.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bangkok Post

Tide turns for shark fin in China

A sprawling market floor in Guangzhou was once a prime location for shark fin, one of China's most expensive delicacies.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asia News Network

Yao Ming joins social media battle against ALS

Former NBA star Yao Ming announced on Tuesday that he will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money and improve awareness of the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.


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CBS Sports

Marbury to play himself onstage in Chinese play

Stephon Marbury is getting his own play. Tickets for "I Was Marbury," which will chronicle his championship-winning season with the Beijing Ducks in 2011-2012, are already on sale, and Marbury will play himself.


Related Topix: NBA Players, Stephon Marbury, Sports, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Zhizhi Wang, Olympics, Wang Zhizhi (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball


Jeremy Lin revenge fear freaks out the Lin Only Haters: Future...

Even Johnny Manziel is in the headlines. But his middle finger can't quite distract all the Lin Only Haters.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Dwight Howard, James Harden