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When DaVonte Lacy leads all-stars follow - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com 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.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Asia News Network
New York: Napa Valley wines may make shift toward Chinese palate
More mainland investors are finding their way to wine country in California's Napa Valley, as the Chinese are buying not only bottles of wine but vineyards as well.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Former Rocket Yao joins push against ivory sales
Yao Ming, a Wild Aid ambassador and retired NBA star, looks at the carcass of an elephant in Samburu, Kenya, southeast of the capital Nairobi.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Former Rocket's star leads global effort to end elephant slaughter
Wild Aid estimates more than 30,000 elephants are killed each year for their tusks, experts warn the population cannot survive unless something changes.
Lake Show Life
Jeremy Lin an All-Star? It Could Happen
Jul 24, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak introduces Jeremy Lin during a press conference at Toyota Sports Center.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Smoking Cuban
Tracy McGrady's Legacy, The Mavericks, and One Game 7 Series
The biggest knock on Tracy McGrady is that after 15 fruitful years in the NBA, which included seven All-Star appearances, two All-NBA First Team selections and two scoring titles, he never once led his team out of the first round of the playoffs.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
South China Morning Post
Shark fin vendors report 82 per cent drop in sales after anti-corruption campaign
Photo: Dale de la Rey/AFP Eighty-five per cent of Chinese consumers said they have given up shark fin soup in the past years, according to a new report by WildAid, an international NGO against illegal wildlife trading.