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  1. Banghart named by Fortune Magazine one of world's top leadersRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Daily Princetonian

    An unprecedented 30-0 regular season for the women's basketball team has not only led to plaudits from the sporting world, but has led to Fortune Magazine naming head coach Courtney Banghart as one of the world's greatest leaders in the magazine's second annual list. Coach Banghart was ranked 43rd on the list by Fortune Magazine, making her the highest ranked leader in women's sports, and the third ranked individual in the sports industry, behind only former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming and four-time NBA MVP LeBron James.

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  2. What's going on with Kevin Durant's foot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NBC Action News

    ... slow-healing because of a low blood supply to that part of the foot. You might remember 7-foot-6-inch NBA superstar Yao Ming. Center for the Houston Rockets, Yao's career was ended by nagging injuries, including a Jones fracture in his left foot. So ...

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  3. 'Fortune' magazine names Adam Silver, LeBron James and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MSNBC

    ... list of the world's 50 greatest leaders . Nobody from any of the other three major American sports is featured. Yao Ming could have returned to China for a quiet retirement. Instead, the 7-foot 6-inch former NBA star has spoken out against various ...

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  4. Courtney Banghart, Princeton women's basketball coach, named 1 of Fortune's 50 greatest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NJ.com

    ... CEO Tim Cook, China's president Xi Jinping and Pope Francis. Other sports names on the list include former NBA star Yao Ming, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and NBA commissioner Adam Silver. When CNN put together a similar list last year , ...

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  5. NBA to play in Shenzhen as league seeks China growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The China Post

    ... training program for elite Chinese teen players in Dongguan and an after-school program launched with former star Yao Ming, whose run at the Houston Rockets in the first decade of the 2000s lifted the sport to new heights in his home market. ...

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  6. Bang NBA Power RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Mercury-Register

    ... a Western Conference team led the league in this category was the 2006-07 Houston Rockets (42.9), which featured Yao Ming, Dikembe Mutombo and Shane Battier. Previous rank: 3. RPI rank: 9. Hollinger title odds: 23.7 percent. Comment: Kevin Love said ...

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  7. Steve Nash announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Houston Chronicle

    NBA player Steve Nash attends the Girard-Perregaux and Asia Society event honoring NBA Great Yao Ming with Steve Nash at Millennium Biltmore Hotel on February 19, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. After 18 seasons in the NBA, eight All-Star selections and two MVP awards; Steve Nash announced Saturday he is leaving the game.

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  8. Ellenson climbs to greater heights, aims for Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Today's TMJ4

    ... go and jump." Also, you can think of the incredible height of Ellenson's like this: Jumping over former NBA player Yao Ming. "It's crazy when you start thinking about like, oh door frames, like every 7 feet, and you know that's a pretty easy ...

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  9. Almaty or Beijing, who will win race for 2022 Olympics?Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Newkerala.com

    ... will reduce the travel time between the two cities from more than three hours to about 50 minutes. Former NBA star Yao Ming, an official ambassador of the 2022 bid, said Beijing's infrastructure and experience made it "a prime candidate". Almaty, ...

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  10. Chinese differ on Beijing's chance for 2022 Olympics bidRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Xinhuanet

    ... will reduce the travel time between the two cities from more than three hours to about 50 minutes. Former NBA star Yao Ming, an official ambassador of the 2022 bid, said Beijing's infrastructure and experience made it "a prime candidate". According ...

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  11. The day in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | New York Post

    Former NBA basketball player Yao Ming arrives at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Dolphins dance and play, Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's alleged killer is detained, protesters rally against racism and more.

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  12. Rise in injuries 'matches passion for winter sports' in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | NEWS.com.au

    ... "somehow reflects the growing popularity of winter sports in China". Another government adviser, former NBA star Yao Ming, was quoted as saying by Xinhua that the outdoor nature of the Winter Olympics would make sports more accessible. "The Beijing ...

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  13. China political advisers cheer on Winter Olympics bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Journal

    ... "somehow reflects the growing popularity of winter sports in China." Another government adviser, former NBA star Yao Ming, was quoted as saying by the official Xinhua News Agency that the outdoor nature of the Winter Olympics will make sports more ...

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  14. Former NBA star Yao Ming making wine in Napa ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Yao Ming among the many sports celebs making wine in the Napa Valley. The 7-foot, 6-inch ex-Houston Rockets center launched Yao Family Wines in 2011, and it now produces three varieties of reds from grapes grown in the Napa Valley, according to the wine magazine Decanter.

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  15. Yao Ming seeks $3m in crowdfunding to promote Napa wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Decanter Magazine

    Chinese basketball star-turned-wine producer Yao Ming is using crowdfunding to try to raise US$3m to help build a visitor centre for his wines in California's Napa Valley. Yao Ming , at 7ft 6ins the tallest player in the NBA until his retirement in 2010, also wants to build a tasting room in Shanghai , Mainland China, to showcase his wines, bottled under the Yao Family Wines banner.

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  16. Yao Ming crowdfunds new tasting roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Drinks Business

    Former NBA star turned Napa winery owner, Yao Ming, has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise US$3 million to expand his US and Chinese operations. The money will be used to build a visitor centre in Napa Valley and a branded tasting room in the former Houston Rockets player's hometown of Shanghai.

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  17. Report: Rappers looking for thief who yanked former Rocket's gold chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chron

    ... Magic on Feb. 22, 2006, for Anfernee Hardaway and Trevor Ariza. He started in just 45 games with the Knicks. 2005 - Yao Ming blocks his former teammate Orlando Magic guard Steve Francis during the third period at the Toyota Center, Nov. 8, 2005, in ...

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  18. Meeting of the Week: Parents of Foreigners CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | China Digital Times

    ... the official language around censorship and political correctness. CPPCC member and retired Chinese NBA player Yao Ming's daughter Yao Qinlei was born in Houston and is a U.S. citizen. (Source: Sohu Sports) Scornful nickname for the annual meetings ...

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  19. The best images from around the world for Mar. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Globe and Mail

    Yao Ming, former NBA basketball star and delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, hunches over his smartphone before the opening session in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Protesters and police face off during a rally at Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters against the fatal police shooting of an unarmed homeless man.

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  20. China's top legislative advisory body holds annual sessionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Japan Times

    Former Chinese NBA star Yao Ming makes his way through a crowd of journalists to the steps of the Great Hall of the People as he arrives for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on Tuesday. The more than 2,000 members of China's top legislative advisory body convened their annual meeting Tuesday, kicking off a political high season that will continue with the opening of the national congress later in the week.

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